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I originally met Hold On Debut Author Meghan Redmille on social media, and we found we had so much in common: our love of reading, vintage, old movies, vintage sewing, dancing, and now writing. She won a raffle I’d run to launch The Girl in the Jitterbug Dress. Now, she’s written her own novel, which [...more...]

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With the launch of my second short story collection, SWING SHORTS, I wanted something different for a cover. Something illustrated. I follow a couple of hashtags on Twitter and noticed these really cool drawings an artist, Lahela Schoessler had done of her friend’s grandparents from 1940s photos. Her pin-up style was exactly what I was going for. [...more...]

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Halloween is my favorite holiday. As an actor, writer, director, I love all the  make-believe and drama, and as a vintage fashionista, it feeds my passion to dress-up! I sat down and listened to all my fave vintage or retro songs and found this list to be the most danceable for Lindy Hop, Balboa Swing, [...more...]

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I’ve teamed up with a bunch of other swell authors to bring you spine-tingling tales to get you in the Halloween spirit. All this month, I will introduce you to a new author and their Spooktacular ghost story. Meet: D.J. Doyle D.J. Doyle was raised by pot-smoking hippies. She spent her days worshiping pagan deities [...more...]

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I’ve teamed up with a bunch of other swell authors to bring you spine-tingling tales to get you in the Halloween spirit. All this month, I will introduce you to a new author and their Spooktacular ghost story. Meet: Catherine Kullmann Catherine Kullmann was born and educated in Dublin, Ireland. Following a three-year courtship conducted [...more...]

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I’ve teamed up with a bunch of other swell authors to bring you spine-tingling tales to get you in the Halloween spirit. All this month, I will introduce you to a new author and their Spooktacular ghost story. Meet: William Todd William has been writing online for nearly 20 years, primarily writing horror stories in [...more...]

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I’ve teamed up with a bunch of other swell authors to bring you spine-tingling tales to get you in the Halloween spirit. All this month, I will introduce you to a new author and their Spooktacular ghost story. Meet: Fiona Hogan Fiona Hogan is a writer, blogger and editor based in the midlands of Ireland. [...more...]

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I’ve teamed up with a bunch of other swell authors to bring you spine-tingling tales to get you in the Halloween spirit. All this month, I will introduce you to a new author and their Spooktacular ghost story. Meet: Pam Lecky Pam Lecky is an Irish historical fiction author, writing crime, mystery and romance. She [...more...]

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This year for our Gaslight Baker Theatre Gala (aka yearly fundraiser), the board of directors picked the theme of Speakeasy. First, my decorating crew met several times and came up with some really fun decor. I’ve included a step-by-step guide to our low-cost, fancy centerpieces and other fun party tips! Moreover, what was a cool [...more...]

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As I finish up the third and last book in my Jitterbug Dress series, I read non fiction for inspiration. Here are my picks for vintage swing non fiction summer reads I recommend for anyone who likes swing, jazz, and history of dance. Babylon Girls: Black Women Performers and the Shaping of the Modern by [...more...]

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