Anyone NOT see the parallels, here?

Today, 297 years ago, Captain Jack Calico was captured by the British Navy, and later hanged in Port Royal, Jamaica. Wikipedia's entry on the man is pretty light, but it did include the usual "in popular culture" list…which was oddly missing any reference to Jack Sparrow of the Pirates of the Carribbean franchise. That raised

2017-10-19T12:48:51+00:00 Tags: , |

Vistaria Has Fallen, Chapter Seven

As Vistaria Has Fallen will be released this week, this is the last excerpt chapter.  Enjoy! t. VISTARIA HAS FALLEN (Vistaria Has Fallen: Book One) A Romantic Military Thriller VISTARIA HAS FALLEN WILL BE RELEASED ON OCTOBER 19, 2017 EXCERPT FROM VISTARIA HAS FALLEN COPYRIGHT © TRACY COOPER-POSEY 2017 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Chapter Seven “Calli! Calli, come on

Why Authors Let You Down

I’ve been sharply reminded this week of the constant tension that thrums between creatives and consumers – or, to be blunt—the writer and the reader.  You. (For this post, “consumer” is not merely someone who buys products.  I use the word to refer to anyone who consumes what creatives produce.  Consumers are viewers and listeners,

Screwing Up Is A Good Thing

Asterix and cast.  By http://www.jeugdfilm.nl/html/voorjaar_2005.HTM, Fair use, Link I remember reading Asterix comics when I was a kid, and being pretty uninterested. I had to grow up, in all ways, to really appreciate the origins of Asterix, and the history that inspired the character.  He was a little Gaulish warrior, running around Europe

2017-10-05T13:17:28+00:00 Tags: , , , |

Vistaria Has Fallen, Chapter Five

VISTARIA HAS FALLEN (Vistaria Has Fallen: Book One) A Romantic Military Thriller VISTARIA HAS FALLEN WILL BE RELEASED ON OCTOBER 19, 2017 EXCERPT FROM VISTARIA HAS FALLEN COPYRIGHT © TRACY COOPER-POSEY 2017 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Chapter Five “Everything takes longer here,” Uncle Josh explained, pouring Calli another cup of coffee. “You have to go with the flow.”

Vistaria Has Fallen, Chapter Four

VISTARIA HAS FALLEN (Vistaria Has Fallen: Book One) A Romantic Military Thriller VISTARIA HAS FALLEN WILL BE RELEASED ON OCTOBER 19, 2017 EXCERPT FROM VISTARIA HAS FALLEN COPYRIGHT © TRACY COOPER-POSEY 2017 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Chapter Four Supper was a long, multi-course meal served on silver platters by dozens of waiters, and finished with a standing toast

Vistaria Has Fallen, Chapter Three

And the goodness roles on! VISTARIA HAS FALLEN (Vistaria Has Fallen: Book One) A Romantic Military Thriller VISTARIA HAS FALLEN WILL BE RELEASED ON OCTOBER 19, 2017 EXCERPT FROM VISTARIA HAS FALLEN COPYRIGHT © TRACY COOPER-POSEY 2017 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Chapter Three “You’re not paying attention, are you?” Minnie said, looking over the top of the shimmering

Yeah, that lasted, didn’t it?

I know, I know. I said I was not going to post for a while. Technically, as I didn't define "a while", I didn't lie. But getting back to blogging so soon certainly wasn't the plan. I found I miss blogging. While my newsletters are all about current books, here on the blog I can

2017-09-14T13:05:53+00:00 Tags: , |

Vistaria Has Fallen, Chapter Two

Picking up from last week - more romantic thriller goodness... VISTARIA HAS FALLEN (Vistaria Has Fallen: Book One) A Romantic Military Thriller VISTARIA HAS FALLEN WILL BE RELEASED ON OCTOBER 19, 2017 EXCERPT FROM VISTARIA HAS FALLEN COPYRIGHT © TRACY COOPER-POSEY 2017 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Chapter Two Fifty-three minutes later, a sullen soldier escorted Calli down the