Alchemy and Self Publishing, by Joanne Lewis

Alchemy and Self Publishingby Joanne Lewis             I wrote my first book when I was eight years old. It was a book about the weather and it was called, of course, The Book of Weather....more

Wicked Writing: Symbolism & Subtext in Fiction

            Very often what makes a novel a rich experience for a reader is not readily seen on the page but lives in the spaces between the words. This is where subtext and symbolism are found....more


       I foster dogs through my local animal shelter and recently brought home Ace, a one-year-old puggle named after the Snoopy flying ace character. Ace had been hit by a car and his family could not afford to have his broken leg fixed. They surrendered him to my local shelter. After surgery, he needed a place to heal his clipped wing....more

Sisters publish from their blog

Sisters publish novel from their blog on Asperger’s syndromeBy Aislinn Sarnacki, BDN StaffPosted Oct. 02, 2011, at 8:28 p.m. ...more

Wicked Good - Mass Blogging Day

Mass Blogging Day on October 10th: ...more

Wicked Good - 2 sisters, 2 states and Asperger's syndrome

My sister and I have written a novel called Wicked Good. It's the story of a mother and her son with Asperger's syndrome. People frequently ask how it came to be that two sisters wrote a novel together while living in different states.It was March. The snow was dirty brown and the sun was absent here in Bangor, Maine....more

I'm so impressed that you guys went out there and wrote a book. It actually sounds really good, ...more

Wicked Good - The Value of That

             I spend a lot of my time trying to figure out how to get our novel Wicked Good into the hearts and minds of strangers. I know my friends and family will read the book, if they haven’t already done so. And I appreciate all of you more than I can properly express. But now that the hardcover is going to be released in less then one month – it’s time for Wicked Good to reach broader exposure. People who don’t know me or Amy. The question is – how?...more

Wicked Good - Did Sherlock Holmes have Asperger's syndrome?

     In 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle introduced the world to an isolated, socially-awkward and eccentric man named Sherlock Holmes. Under Conan Doyle’s pen, Holmes was obsessive and compulsive. He didn’t seem to have conversations but rather single-minded discourses. He had no friends other than the dedicated Watson.     Could it be, as others have suggested, that Holmes had Asperger’s syndrome?...more

Wicked Good - our first royalty check and other good news

      We received our first royalty check. It's not much but to us it's millions. To see it, go to our blog at ...more

Wicked Good - update

 Hi Everyone -    Please see our blog at for an update on the publishing process of Wicked Good.Thanks, Amy and ...more