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Clinton Item Newspaper Previews “Horseshoes”

newspaper article on sexual harassment novel

Thanks to my local paper, The Item, for writing up a very nice overview of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades. (Although, can I say, one never knows how much forehead one has until you see a photo cropped this closely, haha!) Following is the text of the article, or view the online version of the piece … Continue reading Clinton Item Newspaper Previews “Horseshoes”

TouchPoint Press to Publish Horseshoes and Hand Grenades on Sept. 27

Yes, we have a release date! My publisher, TouchPoint Press, has announced that Horseshoes and Hand Grenades will be released on Sept. 27, 2019. Here's the press release they issued recently: S.M. Stevens' Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Discusses Overcoming Abuse and the Power of Friendship in a #MeToo Context S.M. Stevens’ novel, Horseshoes and Hand … Continue reading TouchPoint Press to Publish Horseshoes and Hand Grenades on Sept. 27

Fun Photo Friday: Squeaky Sand

sandy beach

For today's fun photo (actually, a video), we travel to an Australian beach, where I was lucky enough to have a stroll with my daughter. https://youtu.be/5affiZAJ_To Listen to the sounds in the snippet of a video. What sounds like mice squeaking is actually the sand! We were so enthralled with the beach talking to us … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Squeaky Sand

Cover Reveal: Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

book cover horseshoes hand grenades colorful modern watercolor

After months of worry and anticipation, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades has a cover! And may I say, in my humble opinion, it is stunning! Like the story, it combines lighthearted whimsy with harsh, bold lines. It's ambiguous: is she at peace? Contemplative? It's only upon closer inspection that you notice her hands are tearing out … Continue reading Cover Reveal: Horseshoes and Hand Grenades