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Cups, Cakes & Conversation: Writing Redemption & for a Rapid Release

Join me as I brew a cup of coffee and pull up a comfy chair for… A Writerly Chat with our friend, M. N. Stroh My own focus in writing is historical fiction and romance, but I enjoy reading across several genres. I also enjoy friendships with writers all across the world, who are following…

Settled In and Charging Forward: Writing Space & Writing Process

Hello friends! Checking in with updates on all the things πŸ™‚ An author that I follow online shared a post the other day and asked a simple question – “Do you keep lists?“ Do I? I answered to the effect of “My lists have lists”, which made me giggle a bit, but in reality, it’s…

One Year Later

Tomorrow is THE KING’S SWORD’s book birthday πŸ™‚ I still sometimes can’t believe that. I can’t thank everyone enough for the support and for coming along with me on the journey to Metzlingen. The novel is so very closer to my heart and to hear from readers how much they enjoyed it has meant so…

Back in the Seat & Building a Bucket-List (or Two)

Coffee? Check. Computer? Check. Cats (aka my writing buddies)? Double Check. Then let’s go! After about . . . two months of solid move prep, inventorying, and movers, I am BACK IN THE SEAT. The seat’s a bit different, as we’re in camp out mode in our almost empty house now until we leave, but…

Journey to Metzlingen: Literally πŸ™‚

“I’m gonna live here, Momma. Someday, I’m gonna move back and live in Garmisch.” Lizzie – on our last family vacation before we left Germany in June 2019 When my Lizzie told me that years ago, as she and her twin sister were happily swinging with the mountains right behind them, I remember nodding my…

Book Club Discussion Questions

Recently, I was contacted by a reader talking about the back matter that I had included in THE KING’S SWORD, as well as one thing in particular they noticed that I had not – a list of discussion questions for book clubs. I’ve heard from several readers how much they enjoyed having the Author’s Notes…

Journey to Metzlingen: “Adventures in German Cooking” Part Two – Baking

I recently had an email from a reader asking about providing “Questions for Book Clubs” for my novel “The King’s Sword”, which led to a fun conversation with some writing friends. Not only did we discuss creating a series of thoughtful questions (which I’m putting together and will post soon), but my friends also recommended…

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