Tag: Salem West

Ann McMan Releases Festival Nurse, a June Magee, R.N. Novel

Introducing June Magee, R.N. “She Takes Care of Everything!” The Rule of Three is a writing principle that suggests that things that come in threes are inherently funnier, more satisfying, and more effective than other numbers of things—and that is especially true as Ann McMan teams up with Salem West and Barrett in her modern-day homage to the …

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Tell Me a Story

“Tell me a story.” I said those words hundreds of times when I was little and afraid. I was small but my fears were great. Bigger than the room I shared with my sister. The bed I slept in was small, too—a twin. But it seemed huge to me. At night, when the house was …

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Audible.com Signs Hoosier Daddy

  BREAKING NEWS: We’ve signed with Audible.com, and the audio version of Hoosier Daddy is now available. Hoosier Daddy, which was labeled by Ann McMan’s mother as “too lesbian” for her tastes, was a Lambda Literary Award Finalist in the Lesbian Romance category in 2014. Hoosier Daddy is narrated by the talented and amazing Christine Williams, whose …

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The Collaboration Dating Game with McMan and West

The Interviews: Ann McMan and Salem West Talk About Writing Hoosier Daddy   When people kept asking about what really happened behind the curtain when Ann and Salem sat down to write Hoosier Daddy: A Heartland Romance, the author Barrett decided to take matters into her own hands. Pop on over to Barrett’s blog to …

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Hoosier Daddy: A Heartland Romance Published

Ride along with authors Ann McMan and Salem West as they join forces to take you on an all-expenses paid journey through the heartland of America in this sweet, smart, and funny look at life and love in the lower Midwest. “Jill Fryman (Friday to her friends) is a line supervisor at a truck manufacturing …

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The Sounds and Furies of Rereading Faulkner

  The great Doris Lessing once observed that the books which bore us when we are twenty or thirty will open doors for us when we are forty or fifty.  For my part, I think she pretty much nailed that one. When was the last time you went back, voluntarily, and reread something that had …

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