I am overwhelmed at the heartfelt comments I have received. I am in so much gratitude that my book is having the effect I intended. Continue reading Welcome Nicole Kerr to Creekside Cafe
I want my books to be a treat, a needlessly decadent queer narrative. All my beloved characters straddle that morally grey line, and I want readers – whether they are queer or not – to be able to enjoy reading queer characters whose queerness is not their defining trait. They love, mourn, plot, and yes – commit horrible war crimes – as people first and foremost Continue reading Welcome Sirus to my Midnight Cafe
All of my books have at least one murder, and something usually blows up. I can’t help it. I still love romance, but stuff has got to happen. I’m afraid I’m having way too much fun creating murder and mayhem.
my years at university gave me everything, from confidence to perspective, to insight on the craft, to clarity of purpose, to enhanced empathy. Continue reading Welcome to Creekside Café, Author, Poet and Screenwriter, Nathan Black
New Bern Farmers Market Authors’ Event, Sunday, November 20th, 2022. Continue reading Welcome Sarah Maury Swan to Creekside Cafe
What do you look for in a book cover?
Have you ever bought a book because of its cover? Continue reading What Attracts You?
The kernel of an idea came about thanks to my husband, actually his grandfather. In our home that burned David had a whip that once belonged to his grandfather who’d been a performer in a wild west show. Continue reading The Making of a Novel
“if you feel uncomfortable when you read my poetry, you should because I felt uncomfortable when I wrote it.” Continue reading Unmasking Our Truth