Tag Archives: Dime Novels

That’s Entertainment!

The above is an actual program from a variety show that is preserved in the Library of Congress. If Alistair and Jo get back from the Continent in time, they could actually attend this show. If you look very closely, … Continue reading

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Penultimate Stop Today

Our final stop will be Friday, but today we visit Literarily Speaking for something a bit different–a First Chapter Review. It was kinda cool to see how excited the reviewer was about the first chapter and how it seems to … Continue reading

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First Chapter at I’m Shelf-ish

Today’s blog post is a first chapter reveal at I’m Shelf-ish. This chapter has been featured at several other stops, so I won’t revisit that here. Instead, we will talk about first chapters in general. Every time you start a … Continue reading

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Here’s Today’s Stop

If you haven’t already done so, here’s your chance to read the first chapter of The Marvelous Mechanical Man and see if you like it. This excerpt also features the first snippet of Calico Kate and the River of Gold. … Continue reading

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Shivering in Anticipation!

And for once, that isn’t referring to The Rocky Horror Picture Show — though I am looking forward to seeing the new version on October 20th. It stars the very talented Laverne Cox as Frankie, with Tim Curry as the … Continue reading

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Writing the Dime Novels

I wanted to take a minute to talk about the reason that I use the Dime Novels at the beginning of each chapter in the Conn-Mann books. It is an interesting challenge to me–and I hope that the readers find … Continue reading

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Now We Get On to Book Three!

First there was One: The Marvelous Mechanical Man Then there were Two: The Nearly Notorious Nun   So excited that the second book is done! Can’t wait to get started polishing Book Three: The Incredibly Irritating Irishman! The first draft … Continue reading

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