Characters... Let's face it, when you're writing anything, be it a short story or a full-length novel, you have nothing without characters. Characters make us care... they draw us into the stories and allow us to live it through them. When I created the Kate Gardener Mysteries, the characters were very much at the center… Continue reading Take a Look at Me Now (Well, My Characters Anyway…)
Author: Gabriella Messina
The Countdown Begins…
So it’s a little over a week until WHERE DEATH REJOICES will be released… This book covers a lot of major themes and issues, from terrorism and the on-going issues amongst the cultures of the Balkans to sexual assault and the mental and physical scars that remain. One of the more subtle themes in this… Continue reading The Countdown Begins…
Palm Sunday... One week until Easter and we're all hunkered down in our domestic bunkers, watching reruns of old football games and live-action in the virtual racing world. Bored? Yeah, you probably are... So how about a fabulous cover reveal AND pre-order announcement!? All right, sit down, sit down, don't hurt yourself... I know you're… Continue reading Drumroll, please…..
The Devil Inside the Details… See What I Did There? ;)
We all do it... read through a book or series, then come back later to re-read and say, "OMG, I totally missed that before!" Even as I went back through the Bloodline Series books, I found little bits and moments that I'd forgotten or hadn't noticed before... and I wrote the darn thing! So this… Continue reading The Devil Inside the Details… See What I Did There? 😉
Super Books and Irish Muses…
Keeping busy is certainly important now more than ever and, as always, I've been busy as a bee this week. Today, my latest venture went live on Amazon: the paperback "boxed-set" of all three Bloodline series novels. That's right... three full-length novels in one mammoth book (823 pages, guys... sheesh!). So, in celebration of this… Continue reading Super Books and Irish Muses…
“Snakes” and Druids and Cinn Faur… Oh my!!!
As St. Paddy's Day approaches, THE COLD ONES is slipping into a five-day freebie period on Amazon. (Check it out HERE) Not sure you want to read it? Alright, alright, let me tempt you... A Story is Born… I grew up with my grandmother, a staunch Catholic of Irish ancestry, so Saint Patrick was always… Continue reading “Snakes” and Druids and Cinn Faur… Oh my!!!
2020 and Goal!
Most authors... we do it at the end of the year, or shortly after the New Year begins. We plan-out the coming year's writing goals. Me? I do this constantly, it seems... Sketching out when I'm going to things and when I'm going to finish them. It's a malleable outline that changes often and is… Continue reading 2020 and Goal!
The Blog is Back in Town!
You totally sang that, didn't you? LOL Hello, Muchlanders! We are relaunching the blog as of... now! Crack the champagne bottle over the bow, 'cause this baby is sailing! And we are starting things off with some real excitement... an exclusive blog-debut right here of the brand-new cover for THE COLD ONES! You see, THE… Continue reading The Blog is Back in Town!
Gaby’s Books & Muchness… Relaunching in 2020!!!
Greetings, my friends! It's been a long, long time since I've talked with you all. The past year has been a great one, with loads of new books and opportunities, and 2020 looks to be even bigger! I'll be letting you in on all the goodness to come very soon, so keep an eye on… Continue reading Gaby’s Books & Muchness… Relaunching in 2020!!!
Gaby’s Books & Muchness – Weekly Update -Volume 43_02032019
Greetings all!!! Yes, it's been a few weeks since my last update... Lots of behind-the-scenes things going on with writing, marketing and design... There will be some changes coming to the weekly update, most notably that it will no longer be weekly. The biggest reason for this? I'm going to be setting up a newsletter.… Continue reading Gaby’s Books & Muchness – Weekly Update -Volume 43_02032019