• Get To Know Mami Wata – An African Mermaid

    by Esme Addison Are you familiar with Mami Wata? She is infamously known throughout the African diaspora and she comes across my research often as I read about mermaid myths from Asian, European, African and other cultures. I write a mystery series about a woman who is genetically a mermaid. Meaning, she looks like a… Read more

  • Six Delicious Mermaid-Inspired Desserts To Make You Feel Like You’re Under The Sea

    by Esme Addison Planning a mermaid party and not sure what to serve? I’ve got six mermaid desserts to share with you! When I’m writing my Enchanted Bay Mystery series, I have serious mermaid on the brain. I like baking and eating mermaid-themed treats when I write, and I thought I’d share some of my… Read more

  • A Spell For Trouble Is Republished As A Mobile App!

    by Esme Addison Almost every author hopes their novel will be turned into a television show or movie. I’ve always wanted my Enchanted Bay Mystery series to be a video game! And I kind of got that. It’s not a video game you can play on, say a Play Station. It’s a mobile app version… Read more

  • A Witches History In 6 Books & 2 TV Shows

    A fantasy cozy mystery author explores her fascination with witches through various media, and how it impacts her writing. Read more

  • Szarlotka, Jabłecznik & Ryz Z Jablkami: Three Polish Apple Recipes

    by Esme Addison Nothing says fall like baking with apples. I love to bake pies in the American tradition during this season. But when it comes to apples, I can’t help but remember that according to a report by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in 2020, Poland is one of the top producers… Read more

  • Four Cozy Mysteries Set On North Carolina Beaches

    by Esme Addison I write a cozy mystery set on the North Carolina beach, so… Of course, I’m going to share other cozy mysteries with similar settings. I’m writing a book in this genre and with this genre because it’s also what I love. I’m happy that I can find four other cozy mystery series… Read more