{Guest Post} Marcie Turner: Looking Glass Editing Services

I am honored to have Marcie Turner, editor at Looking Glass Editing Service, guest posting for me today. I’ve been following Marcie at her other website, 2 Read or Not 2 Read, as well as on Goodreads and Twitter for the past two years. And when Marcie recently announced that she was breaking into editing … Continue reading {Guest Post} Marcie Turner: Looking Glass Editing Services

No, I Haven’t Gone Missing: New Novel Research

Yes! She lives!!!! I know I have been offline for quite a while now. But my little co-writer (my cat) and I have been so immersed in this new series I’ve started. Don’t worry, I haven’t forgotten Death’s Curse! But this next book has just completely runaway with my imagination and I just have to … Continue reading No, I Haven’t Gone Missing: New Novel Research

I Have Returned!

I’m back! And where have I’ve been, you may ask? Well, believe it or not, I’ve been on a road trip across the Northeast. *Squeals* I had so much fun! I got to visit four fabulous places, which I will be posting individual posts and pictures on in the near future: Greenfield Village, MI Hurley, … Continue reading I Have Returned!

Historic Halifax, North Carolina

Out in the north east corner of the state, about an hour and a half away from Raleigh, is the little town of Halifax. This small town has few buildings and farms. It is situated by the Roanoke River, which runs into the Albemarle Sound. Though it is hard to believe, this small town once … Continue reading Historic Halifax, North Carolina

The Friday 56: Life of General Washington

Freda over @ Freda’s Voice has taken over the hosting of this fun weekly meme. All you have to do is: * Grab the closest book to you. * Turn to page 56, find the fifth sentence. * Post that sentence (plus one or two others if you like) along with these instructions on your blog … Continue reading The Friday 56: Life of General Washington

The Friday 56: Chapman Great Sailing Ships of the World

Freda over @ Freda’s Voice has taken over the hosting of this fun weekly meme. All you have to do is: * Grab a book, closest. * Turn to page 56, find the fifth sentence. * Post that sentence (plus one or two others if you like) along with these instructions on your blog or … Continue reading The Friday 56: Chapman Great Sailing Ships of the World

The Friday 56: Under the Black Flag

Freda over @ Freda’s Voice has taken over the hosting of this fun weekly meme. All you have to do is: * Grab a book, closest. * Turn to page 56, find the fifth sentence. * Post that sentence (plus one or two others if you like) along with these instructions on your blog or … Continue reading The Friday 56: Under the Black Flag

Novel Research!

You always know when I'm finally starting to cook on a writing project. Books upon books of research begin to pile up - around my desk, bedroom, couch, etc... I bury my nose into history, lifestyles, technical terms, anything that will breathe life into my story, giving it reality. So, how does this link to the photo … Continue reading Novel Research!

Stepping Back in Time – Williamsburg

Williamsburg – Research Heaven! I was able to step into the lives of my characters. I visited the Blacksmith, Wetherburn’s Tavern, the Apothecary, the Silversmith, the Milliner, the Cabinetmaker/Joiner, and theCooper. But, the two shops that fascinated me were the Printing Office and Bindery. Imagine your book being printed back in the 18th century. The … Continue reading Stepping Back in Time – Williamsburg