Tag Archives: The Doll In The Wall

RECYCLING SPAM

I have recently been going through my spam. Not that nasty pink stuff in a peel-can that thrills Hawaiians. But the junk mail. Specifically the stuff posted as ‘comments’ on this blog. Thank goodness I have a good filter in place. On my last … Continue reading

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BELLA CHAT: LIZA WEEBS

 Today I am giving this space over to Bella Wildeve, who asked if she can write the occasional blog on my site. Fine with me. Gives me a break. Hello, I’m Isabella Wildeve, Bella to friends. I decided that I would like for you to … Continue reading

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THE 3 BRAVE SOULS WHO GET A FREE BOOK ARE . . .

CONGRATULATIONS!   Here is a list of the winners of the drawing:     HANGIN_W_YA  SNUFFYGUMP  JBVADEBONCOEUR Who are they?  Soon to come, an unveiling for the rest of us . . . ATTENTION Winners:  Please e-mail me at Thea@TheaPhipps.com to send me your contact information.  … Continue reading

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Bring It On, UPS . . . !

If all goes according to schedule (Yeah, right), UPS will pull up in front of my house tomorrow, a man in brown shorts . . . in 40 degree weather. . . will dart to my front door with a package in … Continue reading

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How Do You Know When You Are Overweight?

No one’s weight stays the same.  We start out microscopic and grow until we are born.  And if our mothers are fortunate, we are able to emerge into the cruel world without first getting our head stuck like a jawbreaker in a pop bottle.  … Continue reading

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BUDDHA ON A STICK

I have had the privilege of being interviewed about my book and about my writing many times. Each experience has been unforgettable . . . to me, perhaps, but not to the interviewer who interviews many others far more interesting.  … Continue reading

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Alcohol-free speed dating, liederhosen, & books

Tomorrow will be the opening day of the International Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany.  It is an annual five-day affair, with more than 7,300 exhibitors from over 100 countries taking part.  There will be an estimated attendance of 10,000 journalists and over 300,000 … Continue reading

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'THE DOLL IN THE WALL' GIVE-AWAY !

It’s finished . . . My second book is finally finished and ready to be turned loose . . . I have simplified my insanely worded sentences . . . (My mother stopped pouring the coffee she had been in the act of pouring and … Continue reading

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Blytheville Book Signing

That Bookstore In Blytheville is a tiny store on Main Street, Blytheville.  It is in an old building with creaking wooden floors and high, pressed-tin ceilings.  It has all the atmosphere a reader could want, from a worn rocking chair under a … Continue reading

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The Doll in the Wall

     For the last four days, I have been forced to finish correcting my second galley to my second book, ‘The Doll in the Wall’.  So, for 14 hours every day, starting at 6 a.m. I would wedge my … Continue reading

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