Podcast #3 – Writing the Preliminary Synopsis

Podcast #3 further explores inspiration and focuses on writing that initial synopsis of what your book will be about. Check it out below, and let me know how you’re doing! xx, Stephanie * Stephanie Verni is Professor of Communication at Stevenson University. She has authored five works of fiction and one academic text on Event… Read More Podcast #3 – Writing the Preliminary Synopsis

Unlost – Sharing a Short Story from The Postcard

Today, I’m sharing a short story I wrote that was published in my book of 2018 titled The Postcard and Other Short Stories & Poetry. It’s set in London, a place I’ve only visited once, but loved. In striving to write about female friendships as I did in my new novel, Little Milestones, I guess you could say I practiced… Read More Unlost – Sharing a Short Story from The Postcard

Excited for an upcoming book talk in January…and how reading benefits us

I’m looking forward to being at the Severna Park Library in January on the 21st at 7 p.m. They are always so gracious to invite me whenever I release a new book (and there are three copies of Little Milestones in circulation there). Also, I have books on hand for $10 each (plus postage, if… Read More Excited for an upcoming book talk in January…and how reading benefits us

Let Us Take You to St. Michaels – the setting of my new novel, LITTLE MILESTONES, with a video tour

CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO One of the things I had on my “to do list” with Little Milestones, is to take you on a guided tour of the places and settings that inspired the writing of my novel, Little Milestones. I was patiently waiting for the perfect Saturday to go and shoot the footage, and… Read More Let Us Take You to St. Michaels – the setting of my new novel, LITTLE MILESTONES, with a video tour

An Update and the Plot Overview of Little Milestones – Coming Soon

Right now, my beta readers are looking over the draft of Little Milestones. I am reading the manuscript again, as well, for the hundredth time. As well, I’ve started to create some of my marketing materials for the book. For those of us in the trenches as independent authors, it’s a never-ending cycle of book… Read More An Update and the Plot Overview of Little Milestones – Coming Soon