Author Archives: Leslie Bird Nuccio

For The Love Of…May 5th Snippets by Artemis Crow

May 5th is commonly known as Cinco de Mayo (Mexican food is a real fav in our house), but there are other historical happenings on this day. In particular, on this day in 1973, Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby is an … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Walking Lightly by Artemis Crow

“It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them. I was so preposterously serious in … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…New Covers by Artemis Crow

It’s spring again! Time for growth and changes and renewal. If you’re self-published like me, finding the right cover designer can be a trial. I’m on my third iteration of covers for the books in my Zodiac Assassins series, but … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…St. Patrick’s Day by Artemis Crow

I found this interesting list of facts about St. Patrick’s Day on World Strides! https://worldstrides.com/blog/2017/03/9-interesting-st-patricks-day-facts/ 9 Interesting St. Patrick’s Day Facts  Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Every March 17, countries around the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in observance of the death … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Funny Excerpts by Artemis Crow

When I got the first round of edits back, my editor had made the comment that the end of the first chapter had done such a great job of setting up the rest of the book, even though it was … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Not Giving Up by Artemis Crow

In the last few months I‘ve seen several posts from authors announcing that they were quitting writing. Every time, my heart flopped in my chest, the pain of their decision and what led up to it physically causing me pain … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…A Long Fiction Series by Artemis Crow

Fiction series have been popular for a while now and I don’t see that waning even as micro novels—stories that can be read over a lunch hour—and serials rise in popularity. Longer series like mine have a certain type of … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…The Story Question by Artemis Crow

One of the first things I do when figuring out my next story, before even plot structure, is the story question. It’s the central topic the story is about and from it flows the plot and the theme and even … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Excerpts by Artemis Crow

I just released book 8 in my Zodiac Assassins, Bryn’s Flight, and I’m so excited to have a new book out. But when you’re writing a long series there’s no time to toast with champagne! Here’s the opening to what … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Letting Go by Artemis Crow

Like many, we’re  visiting family for the Christmas holiday. After years of not being able to travel, it was wonderful to see my husband’s parents. Seeing them again, it reminded me that the holidays aren’t just about reunions and feasts and … Continue reading

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