NEW SHORT STORY PUBLICATION: “The Girl Who Loves the Boy Who Loves the Girl Who Plays the Cello,” describing the circuitous path romance can take, has been published by The Sunlight Press. Feel free to enjoy and leave comments. https://www.thesunlightpress.com/2021/05/20/the-girl-who-loves-the-boy-who-loves-the-girl-who-plays-the-cello/
ROMANCE AUTHOR ROSANNA LEO NEWS CARRIES NOTICE: Never Retreat is featured in Totally Entwined author Rosanna Leo’s newsletter this month. Thanks to my fellow writer for the push! See https://mailchi.mp/260f0682800c/the-cat-behind-mortimer-in-a-reluctant-attraction
MAY READERS’ CORNER, MONSTERS AMONG US! Nothing to See Here (Kevin Wilson) features maladjusted twins who burst spontaneously into flame when emotional. At the Water’s Edge (Sarah Gruen) set in WW II, pits spoiled heiress Maddie against the Loch Ness monster. Lily and the Octopus (Steven Rowley) combines humor, heartbreak, and hope with a discouraged writer and his elderly dachshund against a menacing “octopus.” See https://www.myprimetimenews.com/category/books/ #womenreaders #womenfiction #bookreview #seniors #Coauthor
A SHOUTOUT TO ADVENTURE FICTION – Never Retreat: Author Kim McMahill hosts me on her blog in this summary about my recent book and work.
INDIE BOOK BUTLER: New interview on Indie Book Butler covers lots of areas you may not know about me, my life, and writing. See http://indiebookbutler.com/bonnie-mccune-interview/
SPECUTIVE FICTION WRITERS BLOG: A Word with Spec Fic Writer Bonnie McCune https://specficwriters.com/a-word-with-spec-fic-writer-bonnie-mccune/ via @specficwriters See behind the scenes the process and what a writer gets from being a writer.
APPEARANCE ON ROMANCE LIVES FOREVER: I appear with hostess Kayelle Allen, discussing Never Retreat, my latest book, and writing. See https://www.rlfblog.com/
NEW SHORT STORY PUBLISHED: My short story “Carmen” has been published online by Page & Spine. Two aging women are surprised about a third’s political activism, showing surprises occur at every age. Feel free to comment, like, forward. https://pagespineficshowcase.com/stories.html
SPECULATIVE FICTION COLLECTION: First encounters with the unknown call forth exciting tales full of magic, horror, humor, and suspense. What happens when aliens, fantastical creatures or strange celestial objects interrupt ordinary life? From the Speculative Fiction Writers group of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers comes First Encounters–a Speculative Fiction Anthology (OTI Press November 2020), a collection of ten original stories full of mysterious happenings. This collection offers ten original and addictive stories, one of them mine. See Amazon (https://amzn.to/3fx6nag), Barnes & Noble (http://bit.ly/3rkO3Xo), and Kobo (http://bit.ly/3p5wJUC). . Ebooks are $3.99, paperbacks are $8.99 plus tax and postage. For info on the SpecFic group, see https://specficwriters.com/.
PODCAST “The Passion for Writing”: Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers interviewer Mark Stevens talks with me at “The Passion for Writing,” how I’ve developed my writing and what I get back from it The half-hour show is free on the website https://rmfworg.libsyn.com/bonnie-mccune-the-passion-for-writing My passion for writing began in childhood and led to my career in nonprofits focusing on public and community relations and marketing, but now concentrates on fiction.
PAPERBACK NOW AVAILABLE! A feisty single mom clashes with an ex-military corporate star at a retreat in the wild Colorado mountains. But when a raging flood threatens their survival, they learn the true meaning of partnership. Available in paperback as well as ebook. To order, visit Amazon, https://www.amazon.com/Never-Retreat-Bonnie-McCune-ebook/dp/B07X5BMVFL or Totally Bound, https://www.totallybound.com/book/never-retreat ,or other online retailers.