Today I’m visiting with Annette Rochelle Aben to talk about the short story “Deadline” here.
Below includes my review of Annette’s latest book, “Tell Me a Story,” and the tour schedule. There is a chance to win an Amazon gift card too! I will add stops as they become available.
Words are like threads that when woven together with passion and purpose can create a tapestry in which you long to wander. That passion was ignited in me when I was a small child and continues to burn bright even today. I was encouraged by educators who challenged me to try and by career paths that demanded I become a proficient wordsmith. I would like to think I have done them proud. Over the years, I have won awards, been nominated for an EMMY for television writing, and penned a #1 Best Selling book of poetry. My collection of books available here on Amazon include self-help, inspirational, and of course poetry. I have been invited to participate in anthologies and collections, several of which are here as well. Welcome to my world of words. Should you find something in which to lose yourself, I shall raise my glass in a toast to your happiness. Thank you for your kind attention.
“Tell me a Story” is an impressive collection of stories that vary from light-hearted to serious subjects. I am always amazed when so much can be packed into 99 words, and Ms. Aben did it well. Each story held my interest, but here are a few that captured my heart: Bedfellow, Daybreak, Eloise, I Wish I May, Knowledge is Power, and Promises Kept. Like the poetry I enjoy from this author, this can be read more than once. A well-written group of tales that has something for everyone that I can easily recommend.
Here is the tour schedule.
A link will be added to the list as each stop becomes available. There will be a post with the link and author information included here for each stop.
Three winners will be randomly picked from the tour comments for a $20, $10, or $5 Amazon Gift Card on May 16th!
Since it’s a short story collection, each stop will be different.
In the Tree’s Shadow Pre-order Tour:
Tuesday, April 4th –Robbie Cheadle “Book Video.”
Wednesday, April 12th – Sally Cronin “Pre-order Book Promotion.”
In the Tree’s Shadow Release Tour:
Monday, April 17th – Gwen Plano, “Stranded.”
Tuesday, April 18th – Joan Hall, “The Dolphin.”
Wednesday, April 19th – John Howell, “Lyrical Dragon.”
Thursday, April 20th – Staci Troilo, “It’s Only a Dream.”
Friday, April 21st – Craig Boyack, “In the Shadows.”
Monday, April 24th – Harmony Kent, “The Boy.”
Tuesday, April 25th – Jan Sikes, “End of the Road.”
Wednesday, April 26th – Stephen Geez, “The Day the Ground Moved.”
Thursday, April 27th – Beem Weeks, “A Day at the Lake.”
Friday, April 28th – Sandra Cox, “In That Moment.”
Monday, May 1st – Jacquie Biggar, “The Bench.”
Tuesday, May 2nd – D. Wallace Peach, “Effervescent Potion.”
Wednesday, May 3rd – Mae Clair, “When the Lights go Out.”
Thursday, May 4th – Jacqui Murray, “Faith.”
Friday, May 5th – Yvette M. Calleiro, “The Bike.”
Monday, May 8th – Miriam Hurdle, “Playdate.”
Tuesday, May 9th – Marcia Meara, “Alone.”
Wednesday, May 10th – Annette Rochelle Aben, “Deadline.”
Thursday, May 11th – Karen Ingalls, “The Bonsai.”
Friday, May 12th – Judith Barrow, “Last Ride of the Night.”
Monday, May 15th – Balroop Singh, “Man on the Pier.”