Editorial Notes: How to Swallow These Tough Pills by Lucia

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome Lucia from Lucia's Fiction, where she shares her writing journey, including how she signed with a literary agent, and offers incredible advice and tips for writers and authors. Check her out at Lucia's Fiction and, if you're working on querying agents, she's offering to critique it (more details … Continue reading Editorial Notes: How to Swallow These Tough Pills by Lucia

Guest Post: The Fascination with the Loser and the Mundane by Manik Bal

Guest Post: The Fascination with the Loser and the Mundane

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present a guest post by Manik Bal, author of Brothers Sen Gogh, a fiction novel revolving around two brothers, and Whiskey and Suicide and Other Stories, a slice of life story about Indian middle class families. Title: Brothers Sen Gogh Author: Manik Bal Publisher: Nivant Publishing Publication date: February 26, 2021 Genre: Fiction This … Continue reading Guest Post: The Fascination with the Loser and the Mundane by Manik Bal

Guest Post: Mojgan Azar, author of A Lullaby in the Desert

Guest post bu Mojgan Azar, author of A Lullaby in the Desert

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present a guest post by Mojgan Azar, author of A Lullaby in the Desert, which is about a woman's fight for freedom as a refugee in the Middle East. Title: A Lullaby in the Desert Author: Mojgan Azar Publisher: Arkbound Publication date: February 22, 2021 Genre: Women's Adventure Fiction A Lullaby in the Desert … Continue reading Guest Post: Mojgan Azar, author of A Lullaby in the Desert

Safer at Home Order Journal #11

guest post on chelowens.com

To read this entry, both an update since #10 and a 2020 summary, head over to Chelsea's blog! Thank you to this lovely and always funny lady for the opportunity to do this guest post and for giving me the kick I needed to write to my kids again. Also, stick around and poke through … Continue reading Safer at Home Order Journal #11

Guest Post: Kindergarten During the Pandemic by Kimi Ann-Marie

Kindergarten During the Pandemic by Kimi Ann-Marie

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present a very timely post from Kimi Ann-Marie, who writes over at Confessions of a Parentless Mother. She's an incredibly strong woman who lost both of her parents before her daughter was born and is now working hard to ensure her Kindergartener is doing as well as she possibly … Continue reading Guest Post: Kindergarten During the Pandemic by Kimi Ann-Marie

Novel Excerpt and Author Interview: Quaking Soul by Jennifer M. Zeiger

Interview with author Jennifer M. Zieger alongside an excerpt

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome author Jennifer M. Zeiger! Her YA fantasy novel Quaking Soul is set to be released on November 30, 2020 (check out purchase links at the end of this post), but you can enjoy her choose-you-own-adventure novel The Adventure while you wait. Title: Quaking Soul Author: Jennifer M. Zeiger Publisher: Self-published Genre: YA Fantasy This … Continue reading Novel Excerpt and Author Interview: Quaking Soul by Jennifer M. Zeiger

Guest Post: The Darya Nandkarni Cozy Mystery Series by Smita Bhattacharya

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome author Smita Bhattacharya! She is the author of the cozy Darya Nandkarni mystery series, following the adventures of amateur sleuth Darya across exotic locations around the world. I had the pleasure of reviewing the first novel, Kiss of Salt, and my review can be found here. If you're looking … Continue reading Guest Post: The Darya Nandkarni Cozy Mystery Series by Smita Bhattacharya

Guest Post: Two Murders Too Many by Bluette Matthey

Guest Post: Bluette Matthey about mystery novel Two Murders Too Many

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome mystery author Bluette Matthey! She is the author of Two Murders Too Many, as well as the Hardy Durkin Travel Mystery series. Title: Two Murders Too Many Author: Bluette Matthey Publisher: Blue Shutter Publishing Publication date: October 21, 2020 Genre: Mystery Meet Charlie Simmons, Shannon’s newly-badged police chief, loved by kids and dogs everywhere. … Continue reading Guest Post: Two Murders Too Many by Bluette Matthey

Guest Post: Author Celinka Serre on her novel Stardust Destinies I: Variate Facing

Guest Post by Celinka Serre, author of Stardust Destinies I: Variate Facing

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome YA fantasy author Celinka Serre! She is the author of Stardust Destinies I: Variate Facing, the first book in her high fantasy series. Last month I was thrilled to share an excerpt, and now she's back with a wonderful guest post about writing her novel. Title: Stardust Destinies I: … Continue reading Guest Post: Author Celinka Serre on her novel Stardust Destinies I: Variate Facing

Guest Post: Strange Karma by Willow Healy

Guest Post: Strange Karma by Willow Healy, an historical thriller

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome author Willow Healy! She is the author of the historical thriller Strange Karma, which is set in the past and the present and surrounds the question of who climbed Mount Everest first. Title: Strange Karma Author: Willow Healy Publisher: Booklocker,com, Inc. Publication date: August 13, 2020 Genre: Historical Thriller The Inspiration Behind Strange … Continue reading Guest Post: Strange Karma by Willow Healy