WINE, ANYONE?

FERMENTING RIFE IN CLAYOQUOT by Vanayssa Somers Ever visited the world-renowned tourist town of Tofino, B.C. on Canada’s west coast? Over a million tourists every year visit the tiny town, population 1,500 all winter long. From March to October, the world comes to Tofino, and the village hit the world stage big-time in 1993 when […]

LOOKING FOR A FEW SPECIAL PEOPLE…

I’d love to find a handful of special people who follow my books and would enjoy having a first-hand look at an upcoming work. If you’d like to receive the manuscript of my book before it hits the shelves, be the first to read them, I’ll be so happy to arrange that…just looking for one […]

HEART’S JOURNEY

What if you could see the heart of the Milky Way…the Great Central Sun and the supermassive black hole? With your own eyes…no Hubble telescope needed.  And someone superspecial, superwonderful, holding your hand the whole time. A personally Guided Tour at the safe, protective side of your Oversoul, your Higher Power. I did. It will […]

MY NEW NOVEL, “MORNING SONG”

          In her fifteenth year, Kathryn Bond’s life was thrown off course by a violent crime. Headed for Olympic glory, she instead began a long journey toward healing, her dreams having turned to dust. One day she sat down to write a romance novel and began a career that would make […]

THE LIFE OF AN AUTHOR: More To It Than You Might Think

In the winter of 2013 I began to write. Being home most of the time, I needed an outlet, preferably creative. I remembered a few years back when, as a practicing psychic, I had put my shingle out on one of the idyllic islands off the coast of B.C.  I offered holographic, past life readings […]

EXCERPT FROM MY NEW NOVEL, “MORNING SONG”

FROM CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT, Kathryn at her therapist’s office: Kathryn told her, calmly and in a very detached voice, about Eric leaving. She told Heidi everything she knew about his assignment, which wasn’t much, but was more than she’d told anyone else. Heidi went silent after Kath stopped talking for a minute or two. She looked […]

SOUL RETRIEVAL: Connecting With My Brother

My Brother and Father: My brother died in March of 2005. He died of alcoholism alone in his cabin. After he died, I contacted him by going to the “tunnel” I see when I shut my eyes and focus on my third eye area. I went to the edge and shouted his name (silently) several […]

VANAYSSA SOMERS BOOKS

Click here to see: My Books on Amazon To see My Books on Solstice Publishing website   A woman’s journey to healing from violent crime through the love of a good man   Three short stories of love and passion: Love, Food and Heaven/The Love Potion/First Love: Born of Fire   Pagan Flames and The Boy Scout: […]

O BEAUTIFUL EM DASH (to be sung to the tune Olympia and with gusto)

FB often has posts about writers and what strange people we can be, how differently our brains are from more sensible folk. It’s true, I’ve noticed, that writing about paranormal fantasy romance, fairy love stories, wizards and shapeshifting, ( not to mention hot sex) tends to go along with other odd behaviors. When I started […]