First Spirian Novelette Offers Sword and Sorcery Fun Rowena Portch is the author of seven Spirian novels to date, and now she offers us something new in the form of Aeneas, a “Spirian Short Adventure,” which is really a novelette of forty-plus pages. Whether or not readers are familiar with Portch’s Spirian Saga series, if […]
Shifter is the seventh and latest volume in Rowena Portch’s fascinating Spirian Saga. If you haven’t read the earlier novels in the series, I suggest you do, but you can easily get up to speed by reading this one on its own. Portch begins the book with an informative list of characters and a short prologue to catch readers up on what happened in previous books.
Do homemade insect repellents really work? Yes, they absolutely do. The secret lies in the ingredients. When Gregg and I go backpacking, we make sure that we have plenty of insect repellent handy and ready to use. Choosing Your Carrier Base Depending upon your preference, you may use an oil carrier base or a lighter, […]
So, how does a blind person read? Up until a year ago, we either had to learn Braille or find our books in audio format. Even the best ebook reader on the market didn’t enable us to read the most popular books available. Being a persistent advocate of accessible devices and applications, I was thrilled […]
Reviewed by Dianna Skowera for Readers’ Favorite “Fealty” by Rowena Portch is the tale of a modern day fantastical world within our own that crosses the plains of multiple genres. Rae, born with the misfortune of highly sought after powers, is the daughter of Drake, the powerful and cruel clan leader of the Shadows. As […]
Looking for Great Restaurants in Gig Harbor? If you happen to be one of my Spirian Saga fans, you know how passionate I am about food. Well, I thought it would be nice to share a few reviews of some restaurants Gregg and I frequent here on the peninsula. Enjoy! Have you ever wanted to […]
You’ve heard the saying, “The grass is always greener over the septic tank?” Well, it’s true. Finding happiness comes with loving what you already have, and appreciating the things that come into your life, be it good or bad.
How do you write a story? This program is the best that I have found in over 30 years that walks you through the process in such a concise way, anyone can write a book that will sell. Tell me your story. How do you write it? Where do you start? This post will answer […]
Listen to Lynne Klippel interview Rowena for a program that was aired on Valentine’s Day.
Are There Angel People, or Spirians Here on Earth? Absolutely. Have you ever met someone and just being around them made you feel good? Or has a stranger done something nice for you, expecting nothing in return? Now let’s flip the coin. Have you encountered an unsavory soul who seems rotten to the core, yet […]