Monthly Archives: October 2011

Happy Halloween!

When I was younger, my parents used to dress up for Halloween. My dad would hide in the dark spaces of the lawn and jump out and scare kids. One year, he was dressed as a giant spider and the … Continue reading

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Interview with Terry Spear

What prompted you to write that first book? I was teaching my children to read, and I began writing children’s stories. That’s one of the hardest markets to break into. Then I had a huge upheaval in my life, and … Continue reading

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Some Enchanted Autumn

Chapter One Familiar eyes with new sight. Tonight I beheld such beauty that my breath departed my body just to be close to yours. Anonymous, August 8, 1918 Man killed with skeleton. Avalon Lynch scrambled down the tree. Fifteen feet … Continue reading

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Witches and Halloween

I love tales of witches–villain or heroine. They can do magic and really who wouldn’t want to cast a spell or twitch their nose and have their house cleaned? Given that Halloween is based on the old Celtic holiday of … Continue reading

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Candy Corn

I always wondered how my least favorite Halloween candy came about. I get the corn harvest/fall and Halloween connection. Heck I even decorate my house with a display of Indian Corn that I keep up until the Christmas decorations go … Continue reading

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Interview with Dale Mayer

Hi everyone, thanks for the invitation to be here today! What prompted you to write that first book? Did you always want to be an author? The concept of writing a book always sat in the back of my mind, but … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat

I love candy. Chocolate. Chewy. Nutty. Crunchy. All kinds of candy. I don’t discriminate. So just where did the tradition of giving out treats come from? Well, working back in time, I’ve found getting treats comes from something called soul … Continue reading

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