Ramona, host of "Ramona Interviews" on WCCA-TV, conducts a lively, fun and thought-provoking interview as I found when taping this segment about my new novel Horseshoes and Hand Grenades recently. Here are a few comments made by Ramona in the course of the interview (paraphrased): It was easy to read. I didn't feel depressed when … Continue reading "Ramona Interviews" S.M. Stevens
Today's Fun Photo Friday shows my daughter on the local TV news in Guatemala, as she paddle-boards down the main street of Panajachel during heavy rains! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORvfBr0K-eU She'd much rather be featured on TV for her blog, Budget Travel with Gabby, but this is a start haha!
Who says you can't go home again? A few weeks ago, I returned to my hometown of Gorham, Maine for the holidays, and a book event at my high school friend Karen's new venue, Grand Central Wine Bar. Having a new bar in Gorham is a very big deal. This town is so small that … Continue reading Going Home Again
I LOVE PENGUINS. These adorable birds with their devoted and caring parental instincts and their striking black-and-white outfits have always been on my Top 10 Favorite Animals List. And while I prefer seeing photos of them in their natural state, you have to admit this photo of them in colorful handknit sweaters is pretty darn … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Penguins in Sweaters
Book review bloggers are doing for authors what YouTube has done for musicians: Making it possible for aspiring unknowns to make it big and become well-known, often well-loved artists. Gone are the days when record house and publishing house executives wielded all the power. Today, the people have much of that power, as the Internet … Continue reading The Global Community of Book Bloggers