Posts by Ellen Seltz

Cheers! Mottley’s Favorite Cocktail Recipe, the Gimblet

Pull up a beach chair and join me at Island Confidential for today’s stop on our blog tour. My fellow...

Escape with me on a Cozy Mystery Tour!

Tweeeet! En voiture, mesdames et messieurs! Today we depart on a tour of cozy mystery blogs, under the gracious auspices...

Thanksgiving Dessert Mashup: Chocolate Molasses Bourbon Pecan Pie

Growing up, it just wasn’t Thanksgiving without my mom’s pecan pie. Over the years, I’ve found that most people who...

#StoryInspiration: Here Be Pirates!

The FAQ’s that I get the most F – ly about Dying Fall involve the backstory of Brackmor Island. Particularly, were...

Guest Post – Just For the Love of It

Social media can be a time-waster or even elevate your blood pressure, but it can also be delightfully social. It was...

#StoryInspiration: A Dream of Darkness

#StoryInspiration: A Dream of Darkness

When readers ask where I get my story ideas, I feel compelled to tell them the truth (mostly). So I...

#Story Inspiration: Legendary Lundy Island

As we run up to the Halloween release of Dying Fall, I want to share some of my inspiration for...

Make a Difference. #BeThatGuy.

The #MeToo posts the last couple of days are getting to me. Well, so they should. They should get to...

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Author Inspiration: Ngaio Marsh

Contemporary cozy author Rachael Rawlings recently asked me to contribute to a profile post, along with several other women writers....

The Power of Place in the Fictive Dream

Mottley & Baker’s second adventure, Mister Mottley and the Dying Fall is set in October of 1932, six months after...