Posts Tagged ‘Dark Blue Waves’
Last minute holiday shopper? Give the gift of books…
I know what I like to receive under the tree – books. Ever since I was little, I loved seeing stack of books I’d received under the Christmas tree. And that hasn’t changed at all over the years. I still love receiving – and gifting – books. To help cut down on your gift-giving expenses,…Read More
Writers – is (your new) book delivery the best delivery?
Packages – and especially book packages – are always exciting, but as every author knows, there is one delivery that starts your heart going pitter-pat at record speed. That’s when your own novel delivery arrives in the mail. Sure, you’ve seen the digital proofs. You’ve obsessed over colors, fonts and design. If you’re an indie…Read More
Hey ladies, want to go horseback riding?
My latest novel, Dark Blue Waves, takes place in 1813. When my protagonist, Janet Roberts, travels back from modern-day Bath, England to the same town two centuries earlier, she comes armed with a good amount of literary knowledge of the period. Even so, she trips herself up a fair bit in trying to appear at…Read More
What a difference a year makes: Two published novels and another on the way…
Apologies are in order. After a solid decade of consistent blogging, I’ve been AWOL for a year after the blog interface changed and I failed to learn to work with it. Mea culpa! Ahem… almost a year later, I’m (kind of) up to speed with the new bells and whistles, and ready to begin blogging…Read More
Having fun with historical research and 19th century riding habits
Okay, full disclosure: I’m a history nerd. I was always fascinated in my history classes and majored in it as an undergraduate in college. I’m married to an historian and read (and get roped into translating) more than my fair share of academic books and papers. When I travel, I drive my kids insane lingering…Read More