Lyrical Press Chat Tomorrow

Hey, you can catch me and other Lyrical Press authors tomorrow (Saturday, 10/4) at Beth Wylde’s group at: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bethwylde/

In the "Spotlight!"

I made the October “Spotlight” page with “Love and Brimstone!” Yay! http://www.highspiritsbook.com/Spotlight.htm

Tina Fey as Pailn, Round 2

Tina Fey as Palin strikes again — and knocks another homer out of the park. AMAZING! She is just too funny!!!

Short Story Excerpt: "Puppy Dog Eyes"

We’re having a Halloween party at Amira Press! You can get a full version of this story (written by little ole’ me) by clicking here and reading how to get the free download. Make sure to ask for “Puppy Dog Eyes” by Lesli Richardson. Believe me, the full story is a howl! 🙂—(Copyright 2008 by … Read More

Monday Review Squee!

What a great thing to find in my email on a Monday morning! http://www.simplyromancereviews.com/srrreviews/loveandbrimstone.aspx The upshot: “This book was very interesting and the paranormal creatures, while having familiar names, are explained in a different way that makes this story somewhat unique. Ms. Richardson’s writing is well-paced and flows smoothly throughout the book. Her dialog and … Read More

Behind the Times

I am probably the second to last person on Earth to both watch “The Devil Wears Prada” and to read “Twilight” by Stephenie Meyer. I just watched the first this morning on HBO, and I’m a little over 200 pages into the second as of last night. (The last person, of course, is my husband.) … Read More

Performance Anxiety

So the good news is that “Love and Brimstone” is getting great reviews. The bad news is I’m ripping my hair out now over the sequel. Not because the story isn’t coming together, because it is. Frankly, I think it’s a good book. But… Now I sit and look at it and think, is it … Read More

*Le Sigh*

There’s always a feeling of…melancholy, mixed with relief and euphoria when I turn a manuscript into an editor. Such as I did this morning. My first book in the “Good Will Ghost Hunting” series, contracted to Lyrical Press, Inc., is officially in the pipe. It was actually a rather easy “birth,” relatively speaking in terms … Read More

"Love & Brimstone" Gets 5 out of 5 Stars!

ManicReaders.com gave “Love & Brimstone” 5 out of 5 stars AND designated it a Featured Review! http://manicreaders.com/index.cfm?disp=reviews&bookid=1704 (Click to read the whole review.) The upshot: “WOW!!!!! Lesli Richardson’s Love & Brimstone kept me on the edge of my seat. I’ve gotten used to “A-B-C” books that are easy to tell exactly what will happen ten … Read More

"Love & Brimstone" Chosen as PNR Reviewer Top Pick for August!

SQUEEEEE!!!!!! I opened my email this afternoon: Congratulations! Your book, Love and Brimstone, has been chosen as “PNR Reviewer Top Pick” for August 2008. The feature can be seen at the url below. We have provided a graphic if you wish to display it on your website and link back to the feature. http://paranormalromance.org/blog/2008/08/reviewers-top-picks-august-2008_30.html All … Read More

Squeeeeeee!!!

It’s not often that dreams come true in life. Today, one of those dreams was dropping not one, but TWO signed publishing contracts into the mail, one for BookStrand, one for Lyrical Press. These two projects are dramatically different (one is a contemporary romance, the other a paranormal thriller) and are dear to my heart … Read More

Dark Angel Review for "Love & Brimstone"

*gasping from hyperventilating…* I have received a fantastic 4-pixie review from DarkAngelReviews.com for “Love & Brimstone!” What a great way to start a new week!!!! It gets officially listed on their site in the September update, but Amanda said I can advertise it now. Yippee!! The upshot: “LOVE & BRIMSTONE is not your traditional vampire … Read More

Whoo hoo, another review!

“Love & Brimstone” received 4 tombstones from BittenByBooks.com! Yippee! “This paranormal plot takes you in plenty of directions, and you never know who is going to attack and when. It has clever twist and turns that will keep you guessing until the end.” This was a great way to start the morning! Yay!!!

Clear (?) skies and writing work habits.

Well, we survived the storm. Luckily it wasn’t much of an impact on our area. Still have the boards up, but we’ll get those down in the next couple of days. A chance comment and reply to a friend on an email list today prompted me to think about this and toss the question out … Read More