Author Archives: pamelaallegretto

About pamelaallegretto

Artist/Writer

Best novel I’ve read in a long time!

Best novel I’ve read in a long time!  What a great way to end the month of April: with this 5-star review. Thank you, Marty, for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I am so pleased that … Continue reading

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Festa della Liberazione

Festa della Liberazione  Today is one of Italy’s most celebrated holidays: Festa della Liberazione (Liberation Day). It marks the fall of Mussolini’s Italian Social Republic and the end of the Nazi occupation in Italy in 1945. You can read more … Continue reading

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“Best WWII Historical Fiction”

“Best WWII Historical Fiction” – What a fabulous Earth Day gift. My novel Bridge of Sighs and Dreams is now #26 out of 118 on the “Best WW11 Historical Fiction” list on Goodreads.com I don’t mean to toot my own … Continue reading

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“Couldn’t put the book down!” 5 – STAR REVIEW

Check out this generous 5-star review for Bridge of Sighs and Dreams from Janet Lombardi. Reviews (good reviews) not only boost sales, but they lift the author’s spirit in a way that’s difficult to explain. Thanks, Janet. I’m so happy … Continue reading

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CHARACTER INTERVIEW – BRIDGE OF SIGHS AND DREAMS

“History Imagined” invited me to participate on their historical fiction blog. The premise was for me to interview the antagonist in my novel “Bridge of Sighs and Dreams.” Since the protagonist, Angelina Rosini, and the antagonist, Lidia Corsini, shared center … Continue reading

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LATINA JAZZ DIVA – INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

LATINA JAZZ DIVA – This is Rita, one hot Latina Jazz Diva. She rocks Jazz, wails the Blues, and loves to glam it up.  Featuring “Rita” to represent all the amazing female jazz singers past and present, is my way … Continue reading

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Author Interview – Bridge of Sighs and Dreams

The joy an author feels when readers purchase his/her book is immense. Almost equally delightful is when a journalist deems that author’s book “interview-worthy.” I have the great fortune to have had many such interviews regarding my novel Bridge of … Continue reading

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THE ART OF WRITING

THE ART OF WRITING Today I was asked that as an artist/writer what comes first when I have a story idea? Do the images in my mind dictate the words, or do the words conjure up the images? My answer … Continue reading

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REFLECTION

Reflection Inspired by Congressman John Lewis’ speech, and in honor of Martin Luther King Day, I decided to re-post my painting “Reflection.” I hope you all take a minute to read the blurb explaining the story behind the painting. Cheers! … Continue reading

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Magazine Article

Magazine Article Here is the complete Artscope Magazine article that I wrote about yesterday. I know, one less “T” in Allegretto, but oh well, ecco la vita! Visit my art website at: http://www.pamelaallegretto-franz.com to view these and other original works … Continue reading

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ARTSCOPE MAGAZINE

I am so happy and grateful that Artscope Magazine http://zine.artscopemagazine.com/2016/12/allegrettos-whimsy has seen fit to publish an article about me, written by acclaimed New England writer, Tom Soboleski. https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomsoboleski. In its 10th year, Artscope is the premier culture magazine of New … Continue reading

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PINOCCHIO

PINOCCHIO –                Pinocchio is my favorite “Guy.” I love his fearless curious nature, his sense of joy, and most of all, his unwavering love for his father. I enjoy a large collection of … Continue reading

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Allegretto Art – FREE Worldwide Shipping

Allegretto Art – FREE Worldwide Shipping extended today, Saturday, 11/26, until midnight tonight: Eastern Standard Time! Quality giclee prints, greeting cards, tote bags, i-phone cases, throw pillows, etc. A thousand thanks to yesterday’s buyers! I am deeply appreciative and hope … Continue reading

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“A MUST READ” – 5 Star Review

“A MUST READ” Those words on the heading of a 5-Star Amazon Review of my novel, “Bridge of Sighs and Dreams,” go a long way to ease my post-election blues. Here’s the rest of the lovely review written by Rick … Continue reading

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STRONGER TOGETHER

Stronger Together No matter the shapes or colors of the petals, I wanted my flowers to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited. A special thanks to all the talented artists who have written such lovely comments on … Continue reading

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