Wine Wednesday: Cork Dork

Wine Wednesday: Cork Dork

By Tall Poppy Kelly Simmons Sometimes you discover wine at a vineyard. Sometimes at a party. Sometimes it comes in the mail as a gift, if you live in a lucky state. And sometimes, if you live in a lucky city in a lucky state, it’s delivered by a young Secret Santa...
Happy Thanksgiving from The Tall Poppy Writers

Happy Thanksgiving from The Tall Poppy Writers

Just a quick note to say thank you to our readers! We are so grateful for all of you who read our books, leave reviews, share our books with family and friends, come to our events, and genuinely make this whole writing gig worth it. We hope you have a wonderful...
Beginnings: Living More Than One Life

Beginnings: Living More Than One Life

By Tina Ann Forkner I love the quote from author Anna Quindlen that says, “The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” Now that my kids have all gone off to college, I am beginning to experience what it means to have more than one life in this...
Meet a Poppy: Diane Haeger and the Book of Her Heart

Meet a Poppy: Diane Haeger and the Book of Her Heart

Today’s Meet-a-Poppy tidbit is on Tall Poppy Diane Haeger. Diane is an historical fiction author with 16 books to her name! She’s hosting Bloom this week, so if you’re not already a member, click here and join the discussion. Here’s what Diane had to say about...
Earth and Ink: Welcome to Earth and Ink with Sonja Yoerg

Earth and Ink: Welcome to Earth and Ink with Sonja Yoerg

Gardening and writing. Writing and gardening. It’s what I do and what I have done for most of my life. I’ve had many other pastimes and a couple other careers, but the common thread has been growing things and making words fit my thoughts. Have you ever heard authors...
Pitch Wars: What Books Will Agents Love This Year?

Pitch Wars: What Books Will Agents Love This Year?

Today is November 1st. For some writers that means the start of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). But for me, it’s the first day of the Pitch Wars agent showcase for the adult entries. And my mentee, along with many other amazing authors and books, are...