Write It Out Wednesdays: With Brenda Lyne of Charlie’s Mirror

Write It Out Wednesdays: With Brenda Lyne of Charlie’s Mirror

Brenda Lyne is an affiliate member of the Mystery Writers of America, and she puts that passion to the page in her debut novel “Charlie’s Mirror.” Brenda sat down with us to discuss her writing process and discuss her favorite “Charlie’s Mirror,” character.  1. Do you believe in writer’s block? I haven’t experienced it, but I suppose it’s possible. 2. What’s been the most difficult part about writing this book? Finishing it. It only took twenty years. 3. Do you hope to visit these characters again someday? People ask me all the time if Charlie is the first in a...

Staff Highlight: Our Director of Author Marketing Shares her Top 20 Reads of 2020

Staff Highlight: Our Director of Author Marketing Shares her Top 20 Reads of 2020

Growing up, I watched my mother absolutely zip through books. She never let her hectic life of working and trying to manage four kids get in the way of letting herself be completely immersed in a new book. As I grew up this made me take on an entirely new appreciation for leisurely reading, and I was inspired to follow her and make leisurely reading a priority. The quarantine and lockdowns that have come with the territory of life during COVID-19 have brought many downs, but one thing that made me excited for each new day was the prospect of...

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Author Interview with Kathy Hayes of Dear Oval Office Occupant

As a copy editor and writer for a national business-to-business magazine, Kathy Hayes put her writing and grammatical precision to the test while embarking on an assignment all her own. Since Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017 Hayes has written to him everyday. She has sent over 1,000 letters to date. Hayes puts research, heart, anger, and frustration into each and every letter. Her consistency and dedication to this journey has shown us what it means to embark on your own personal protest and serve as a voice to the voiceless.  Hayes sat down with us to discuss how...

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Author’s Corner: Interview With Peter Fenton of “See Amid the Winter Snow”

Peter Fenton is a writer and producer based in the greater Philadelphia area, and this year, he took us on a tour of his comedic talent through the North Pole. See Amid the Winter Snow has become an instant holiday classic  that is overflowing with witty and sharp Christmassy phrasing, present-day satire of holiday lore, politics, and the magic of the holiday season. Fenton sat down with us to discuss his inspiration for his characters and what is next for them! Where did you find the inspiration for your book? Every Christmas Eve when I was a kid, my siblings...

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Announcement of Winners: 1st City Limits Publishing Multiple Writing Contest

City Limits Publishing would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to everyone for their submissions. It was difficult to choose winners because the submissions were of such a high caliber. These people will each receive the prizes mentioned!  Without further ado, we proudly announce the following winners of our 1st writing contest: City Limits Publishing 2020 Poetry Contest: Words, Words, Words •1st Place Winner – $500 Cash Prize “Poe is Me” by Tina Sacco •2nd Place Winner – $250 Cash Prize “Hotter Than” by Michael Baldwin •3rd Place Winner – $100 Cash Prize “Simultaneous Transformation” by Janelle Wilkey AND “Ode to...