Author Archives: Leslie Bird Nuccio

For The Love Of…Slogging Through by Artemis Crow

Slogging is such a great sounding word for such a physical act. Today, however, I’m talking about the mental slogging we do when the writing is difficult, when sales are scarce, when you wonder why you’re putting yourself through the … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Bryn’s Flight by Artemis Crow

Having just released Cancer’s Moon, the 7th book in my Zodiac Assassins series, it’s time to return to the first draft of the next book, a short novel titled, Bryn’s Flight. Bryn is a Valkyrie, who has come to Colorado … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Forgiving Yourself by Artemis Crow

Sooo…yes, I have the occasional brain fart. Like today, when I was supposed to have a blog post ready and scheduled for midnight last night. But here I am, writing it the afternoon of release day instead. We all have … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Using Animals In Your Story by Artemis Crow

What is it about a pet in a story? Adorable, heartwarming, mystery solving, funny, they add so much to a story for me. They add so much to my life. I suppose that’s why most of the books in my … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Mingling by Artemis Crow

I miss mingling. There was a time that my ability to mingle for long periods of time was rare. I was the hit and run mingler. “Hi, how are you? How about that weather?” Oh, lord, I’m exhausted, must go. It’s … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Secrets by Artemis Crow

Boy, howdy, do I love secrets! Big ones, little ones, they all make me quiver with anticipation. Throughout my childhood, my parents liked to tease (torment) us with a secret code on our Christmas presents that we had to break. … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Excerpts #8 by Artemis Crow

Spring is almost here, though it doesn’t feel like it just yet here in New Hampshire! Today I wanted to share the first chapter of a book that will come out in December of this year, titled “Bryn’s Flight”. It’s … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Making People Feel by Artemis Crow

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” —Maya Angelou As a writer, this is a goal that I work on every day; … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Finding Your Confidence by Artemis Crow

“Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. You don’t have to wait to be confident. Just do it and eventually the confidence will grow.” —Carrie Fisher I so love this quote. We all have fears; it … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Taking a Day by Artemis Crow

You know what I mean. We’ve all had those days when, from the moment you wake up until your head hits the pillow, nothing goes right. Or, despite consuming enough coffee to jitter your way down the hall like a … Continue reading

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