Author Archives: pamelaallegretto

About pamelaallegretto

Artist/Writer

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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Amazon Review – 5 STARS – “A spectacular historical novel!”

This 5-STAR review made my day! “A spectacular historical novel!” “I am nor never have been a fan of history although I do enjoy historical novels. BRIDGE OF SIGHS AND DREAMS is no exception! I could not put it down, … Continue reading

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TROPICAL VIEW

TROPICAL VIEW For me, big, bold colors reflect the joys of a tropical island. I wanted to keep this painting as uncomplicated as island life. It’s all about celebrating color and simplicity. Quality Giclee prints from greeting card size to … Continue reading

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5 STAR REVIEWS – BRIDGE OF SIGHS AND DREAMS

5 STAR REVIEWS on AMAZON AND GOODREADS – Who says 13 is an unlucky number? it’s not unlucky for me! I have 13 “5 Star” reviews on Amazon and Goodreads for my historical novel: BRIDGE OF SIGHS AND DREAMS! Life … Continue reading

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AWESOME REVUE FOR BRIDGE OF SIGHS AND DREAMS

Awesome Review for BRIDGE OF SIGHS AND DREAMS! Thank you, Jennifer Alderson, author of: The Lover’s Portrait and Down and Out In Kathmandu, for the amazing revue. I am over the moon to have such an accomplished author as yourself … Continue reading

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