Tag: Contests

Who’s Afraid of Bees? (Fearless February Day 15)

Apiphobia. The fear of bees. We’ve all seen Apiphobics at sidewalk cafes, knocking over wine glasses as they frantically wave their arms and shriek because a bee has flown close. If that’s the extent of your phobia, thanks for entertaining the rest of us.… Continue Reading “Who’s Afraid of Bees? (Fearless February Day 15)”

Who’s Afraid of Storms? (Fearless February Day 13)

Brontophobia and Astraphobia. The fear of thunder and lightning, respectively. These two phobias usually go together, often combined with Lilapsophobia, the fear of tornadoes and hurricanes. (It’s not often someone is afraid of thunder but totally cool with tornadoes.) We’ll call them all Astraphobia.… Continue Reading “Who’s Afraid of Storms? (Fearless February Day 13)”

Who’s Afraid of Germs? (Fearless February Day 11)

Mysophobia. The fear of being contaminated by germs. It’s what Howard Hughes, Howie Mandell, Saddam Hussein and Joan Crawford had in common. (And probably the only thing they had in common.) Ever since Louis Pasteur discovered the germ theory of disease, humans have cleaned… Continue Reading “Who’s Afraid of Germs? (Fearless February Day 11)”

Book Giveaway

I’m still out there on the virtual  road this month, but a little closer to home on the Canadian book blog, “Just Deb.” Check out my interview and leave a comment to win a copy of both my fall releases, All Good Children and… Continue Reading “Book Giveaway”

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