Top 10 Picks for Summer Reading ala Vintage Fun

 Posted by on Aug 7, 2016 at 9:03 AM
Aug 072016
 
Top 10 Picks for Summer Reading ala Vintage Fun

Summertime is a time to slow down, let the sun tickle your toes as it slips into twilight. Grab a crisp cocktail, find a hammock or porch swing, and curl up with a fun, fast book. I have ten picks for summer reading ala vintage fun. I read all genres of novels, but in the summertime, […more…]

Jul 182016
 
5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Vintage Lindy Liz Gruening

I met my Canadian twin and her name is Liz Gruening. I stumbled across her blog and was instantly smitten. Like me, she writes about her Lindy Hopping experiences (one), social media coordinating for Toronto Lindy Hop (two), vintage shopping at her fav stores (three), live Jazz/Swing/Rockabilly music (four), and other random vintage and swing dance related […more…]

Summer Fun Give-Away & Book Signing

 Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 at 12:36 PM
Jul 012016
 
Summer Fun Give-Away & Book Signing

It’s a Book Signing Party and Summer Give-away for THE GIRL IN THE JITTERBUG DRESS I’m very excited to be invited to Wendy R’s Gifts in downtown Lockhart. The shop is one of the highlights of the historic downtown district. Whether you are looking for feminine or flirty, tasteful or trendy, elegant or eco-friendly, you’ll find THE […more…]

Bridging the Generation Gap with Postmodern Jukebox

 Posted by on Jun 25, 2016 at 12:01 PM
Jun 252016
 
Bridging the Generation Gap with Postmodern Jukebox

Bridging the Generation Gap with Postmodern Jukebox by Tam Francis As you loyal readers may know, I’ve taught swing dance with my sailor hubby for fifteen years and published Swivel: Vintage Living Magazine at the height of the swing resurgence. Now I write vintage fiction, you can check it out here. PRE POSTMODERN JUKEBOX What […more…]

Romeo Blue: Vintage Book Reviewer

 Posted by on May 27, 2016 at 3:22 PM
May 272016
 
Romeo Blue: Vintage Book Reviewer

~ Romeo Blue: Vintage Book Reviewer ~ by Tam Francis The Synopsis Romeo Blue (Scholastic, 2013), by Phoebe Stone is the sequel to the Romeo and Juliet Code (although I didn’t know when I bought Romeo Blue, but the book stands on its own, anyway).  In this Young Adult Fiction (ages ten and up), the […more…]

May 122016
 
The Highly Anticipated Girl in the Jitterbug Dress NOW Available!

IT’S ALIVE! The Girl in the Jitterbug Dress is finally ALIVE! Yes, I feel like Doctor Frankenstein, more so than with the release of Ghostoria: Vintage Romantic Tales of Fright.  Doing a collection of short stories is tough enough, but the novel feels like an opus. And what was I thinking writing a parallel story […more…]

Know More: The Quirky Tam Francis Interview

 Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 at 6:13 AM
Apr 192016
 
Know More: The Quirky Tam Francis Interview

A fellow writer, Phil McBride, graciously conducted a Tam Francis interview on his blog to help promote my new book, The Girl in the Jitterbug Dress and encourage more folks to nominate it. (go HERE now to do so) This is a reblog with extended questions not used in the brevity of his blog format. Phil asked fun and […more…]

Mar 302016
 
5 Reasons You Should Vote for my Kindle Scout Book NOW!

What is Kindle Scout? What is Kindle Scout, why should you vote for my Kindle Scout book, and what does it have to do with The Girl in the Jitterbug Dress? No, it has nothing to do with the Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts. For many of you who’ve been following my blog, this book has […more…]