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Author Interview: 4 Questions with Offbeat Traveler, David C. Kravetz

Planning a Road Trip? Check out David C. Kravetz! Like me, David C. Kravetz loves road trips to offbeat and overlooked places. By sharing his playful travel and nature photos online, this self-proclaimed “selfie king” spreads cheer everywhere he goes. I truly admire David’s eagle eye for quirky goodness. Anyone who enjoys offbeat and overlooked road trips needs his “Less Beaten Paths” series. If you’ve visited my site before, you may already be familiar with David C. Kravetz. He wrote an excellent guest post (All About Jackalopes), and I interviewed him when his first book, Unique Town Names, was released. David’s also featured on…

#IndieBookmas A Holiday Gift Guide Featuring Books by Indie Authors

Need Gift Ideas for Book Lovers? Scroll down! #IndieBookmas is a Holiday Gift Guide for Readers Books make great gifts! Here’s a list of Indie Authors you can support by buying their books this holiday season! To help you, each author describes the type of reader who will like their books. What kind of readers are on your list? Need a gift for Aunt Sally, the genealogy buff? How about your little brother who loves scary movies? Scroll down the list to find the perfect books to give to the people on your Christmas list this year. (And if you’re…

Author Interview: 4 Questions about Andrew Crusoe’s Hawaiian Travel Memoir

Craving travel adventure? Check out Andrew Crusoe! Thanks to the Internet, I’ve made some wonderful friendships with other writers; I count Andrew Crusoe as one of them. Back in 2015, I even had the pleasure of meeting him in-person. (Scroll down for proof!) When we first met, we were both primarily travel bloggers. Now, we are both book authors and speakers. It’s been fun to see how our lives and our writing have evolved! Andrew’s latest book project is a memoir about his life on Hawaii called Ten Thousand Hours in Paradise. I really enjoyed it! In addition to following…

Author Interview: 4 Questions for Julie Reeser

Need creative inspiration? Check out Julie Reeser! I’m not sure exactly when I met Julie Reeser, although I know it was through the writing tag #StoryDam on Twitter a few years ago. Of course, as a hat aficionado, I instantly noticed the spiffy topper she wears in her profile pic. Julie lives in Montana and I’m in Texas. As I’ve gotten to know her from afar, I’ve come to admire her creativity, poetic sense, and her outlook on life. I love supporting her on Patreon because the monthly postcards and tiny books she sends out are such a treat. (She…

Paranormal Texas – Free Necklace Deal!

Love Haunted Places? Want a Unique Necklace? Yes, I make jewelry, too! I make unique pendant necklaces featuring some of the beautiful images I have photographed in historic cemeteries all around the world. Here’s the special free necklace deal: If you preorder the ebook for $2.99, I’ll either send you a copy of the paperback when it comes out OR I’ll send you one of my handmade necklace of your choice. Let me know which one you would like. But hurry: I only have 25 books and 15 necklaces left to give out! Here’s how to get your FREE necklace:…

Cemetery Symbols: B is for Books

What do books signify on a headstone? BOOK:Books are a common feature in historic graveyards, but they rarely have actual words carved into them, as the one you see in the photo above. When books are open, it indicates that a person’s life was cut short, in mid-story, so to speak. A closed book acknowledges that a person’s story on earth has reached its end. Books may also represent The Bible or other holy scripture. (How to comment: Please comment about this post on Facebook: B is for Books. Leave your link in the comments, and I’ll drop by your…

Ghosts of Denton: Haunted History Tours & a Spooky Book, Too!

The following is an adapted excerpt from Unexpected Texas,my travel guide to quirky, offbeat and overlooked places near Dallas and Fort Worth. Check it out if you are looking for fun road trips in north Texas. Also, for a *FREE* 50-page guide to ghost hunting groups and haunted history tours in north Texas, click here Historic Ghost Tours Led by a Professional Storyteller “Sometimes folks come to Denton and never want to leave – ever!” – Shelly Tucker, tour guide for the Ghosts of Denton, Texas: Haunted History Tours Last summer, my husband, Larry, and I popped over to Denton,…

Glowing Tombstone in Springtown, Texas

The following is an adapted excerpt from Paranormal Texas, my best-selling travel guide to haunted places and paranormal hot spots near Dallas and Fort Worth. Check it out if you enjoy learning historic haunted lore, or are looking for unusual road trip ideas in north Texas. Veal Station Cemetery’s Glowing Tombstone When I first moved to north Texas in the fall of 2009, I kept hearing about a glowing tombstone over in Springtown; it even made the local news! Intrigued, I ran the story by my uber-skeptical, science teacher husband, Larry, who had a few theories. Some stones can be slightly…

Snapshots Relaunch Blitz – with Prizes!

Welcome to the SNAPSHOTS relaunch blitz! My friend, Patricia Lynne, is relaunching her book Snapshots. If you’re looking for a late-summer read, you can snatch it from now until August 4th for a mere 99 cents! Scroll down to find out more about YA author Patricia Lynne, her book, and enter to win a $25 Amazon Gift Card, too. Good luck and happy reading! Add to your Goodreads shelf Buy on Amazon | Smashwords It’s said the eyes are the windows to the soul, but that’s a lie. They are snapshots of a time yet to come–the future of the…