Vessel Time Live Interview with Fantasy Author – Elizabeth Isaacs

Vessel Time Live with Anna Elias I was fortunate to share some one-on-one Zoom time with fantasy author, Elizabeth Isaacs on my January FB Live. Elizabeth is a woman of many layers and talents. We discussed her books — “The Scythian Trials,” and “The Light of Asteria” and others in the Kailmeyra Chronicles. We talked shop on her inspirations, and … Read More

My work on “12 Monkeys” — 25 years of art, history and touching lives

¬†From Miami beginnings… I began my professional career working in production on TV commercials and music videos in Miami, FL. Soon after, I was hired on “Miami Vice,” during its 5th and final season, as Don Johnson’s personal assistant. That’s a story for later, but — With Georgia on my mind… When the season ended and the show packed up, … Read More

Facebook Live – Interview with author, Mary Ting

“Vessel Time Live” with Anna Elias I was fortunate to share time with international bestselling, award-winning author Mary Ting on FB Live. We discussed her newest book, “When the Wind Chimes,” plus future books including next year’s latest in the “ISAN” series. We also talked shop on her personal journey as an author, and many wonderful things that make her … Read More

FaceBook Live Chat — “Character: What+Why=Who”

“VESSEL TIME LIVE” with author Anna M. Elias Writers invent characters whole cloth for their fictional tales. These people have to feel real on the page or screen or we don’t connect. Old or young, villain or hero, killer or savior, they must “live and breathe” in their world as we do in ours – warts and all. How do … Read More

FaceBook Live Chat — “Politics: Surviving A House Divided”

“Vessels Time Live” Weekly Facebook chat with author, Anna M. Elias In light of the election, I use examples from my own life to talk about how to stay whole in a family that does NOT vote alike. I also spotlight The Vessels’ rift between Governor Ron Galt and his estranged father, Sam Fullerton. It’s a political battle that, if … Read More

Halloween Question: Tricks as Treats – Why do we love to fear?

~ TRICKS AS TREATS~ There is no “Vessel Time Live” on my author’s Facebook this week, so I’m sharing a thought for the day: Why do we love to be scared? Whether a scary movie, a haunted house, or a trip to the dentist with all those sharp tools, there is something appealing about the dark side of human existence. … Read More

Writing – the call of the Empath

My rich, full life as wife, mother, business partner in two companies, social justice warrior and free-lance writer was recently, and quite unexpectedly, expanded into the realm of also being a full-time daughter to an 88 year-old mother who suffered a stroke. Mom lost the feeling on her right side, and she suffered some hiccups to her memory, but thankfully … Read More

Here’s to you, and you, and you and you…

I can’t wait for a delicious Burger 21 lunch tomorrow. Not just because it’s Burger 21 and I LOVE their hamburgers, milkshakes and sweet potato fries with all of those wild and wonderful sauce options, but because tomorrow is Jackson Day. Burger 21 will donate a percentage of their full day of sales to Jackson Middle School here in Orlando, … Read More

Just blog it!

Hello all — and welcome to my VERY FIRST BLOG. But, um, what to blog about? I have wrestled with this question to the point of handicapping myself — running downstairs for coffee and tea, playing with the dog, cleaning the bathroom, watering the plants and almost going so far as to weed the yard — but now I can … Read More