Elena Taylor

Write Like a Gold Miner: Novels from Coal

As this year in writing comes to an end, I’m looking forward to having the third book in my Eddie Shoes Mystery Series launch in April. It’s hard to believe that before April 15, 2016, I wasn’t a published author and by April 1, 2018, I’ll have three books out. But April 15, 2016 wasn’t […]

Small Towns Can Be Murder

I live in a small town. Elk on the road is the most common traffic problem. We describe how to get to our house with information like, “across the bridge over the middle fork” and “turn right at the row of mailboxes.”  I write about small towns. The Eddie Shoes Mystery Series is set in […]

Eddie Shoes travels around the US on her very own Blog Tour!

Come with me on my virtual book tour! Between now and February 5th, Eddie Shoes and I will be speeding across the Internet for a series of reviews, guest blogs, spotlights, and interviews. I hope you will join us as we travel the cyber highway. Thank you Escape with Dollycas for planningthe perfect tour. January 23 – A […]

A Writer’s Life: Death and Publishing

I am behind in my blog. These things happen. Sometimes, life gets in the way of  our best intentions. A few weeks ago, I had to put down my amazing horse, Second Chance. It knocked the wind out of my sails. As some of you know, Chance was rescued from a kill pen in Enumclaw, […]

Historical Fiction Author Nancy Herriman – Part III

Summer has finally arrived in the Pacific Northwest. La Niña has heated up the rest of the country, but it’s been relatively mild out here. After trips to New York City and Las Vegas, home for a few weeks of 75-80 degree weather feels great. So much to catch up on! Getting back to the gym, finishing […]

Contest Winner – TWO DEAD ARE BETTER THAN ONE has a new character name!

I’m very pleased to announce the contest winner for my Name-the-character contest. Not only am I thrilled about the name – but I get to keep it in the family as winner Shelley Ferguson happens to be my beautiful niece. Shelley came up with a brilliant concept, which fits both the characters and the unfolding […]

First Bookstore Event… the bar was set high!

The very first bookstore event I attended as a published author was on May 7th, for the Mysterious Galaxy’s Birthday Bash. Located in my hometown of San Diego, Mysterious Galaxy celebrated their 23rd year as the premiere bookstore dedicated to a passion for books of “Martians, Murder, Magic and Mayhem.” Arriving early (theater people know arriving […]

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