March Newsletter

Coming Soon––Free ebook for subscribers––excerpt below Smarty Pants by K. Nilsson I walked into the bar like I owned it. It wasn’t an attitude but my nature. My coworker and I attended a power moves conference in Houston, Texas. Gaslighting––I could have written a book on the topic. The axiom, ‘nice girls don’t manipulate,’ was…

How a racy Italian magazine inspired me to write dark romance

Italian Fotoromanzi K. Nilsson Guest post for Viviana MacKade: “How did the author come across old Italian novellas?” Nancy Drew mysteries, American comics, and Italian fotoromanzi sparked my interest in writing.    The Italian fumetti, introduced in the late 1940s, fed the gaping hole of escapism post-war. The comics which included romance, crime, pulp fiction, were written…

Christmas Roast

Standing Rib Roast Recipe This is a big piece of beef.  Depending on how many are eating for dinner, I order one rib for each person. Caveats: If it’s a special occasion, order your roast from your butcher or ask when they have it available.  If available, get antibiotic free, grass fed beef.  It’s not…