Tag: #historicalfiction

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… Continue Reading “Cups, Cakes & Conversation: Writing Redemption & for a Rapid Release”

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… Continue Reading “One Year Later”

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… Continue Reading “Back in the Seat & Building a Bucket-List (or Two)”

Journey to Metzlingen: Literally :)

“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… Continue Reading “Journey to Metzlingen: Literally :)”

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… Continue Reading “Book Club Discussion Questions”

Journey to Metzlingen: “Adventures in German Cooking” Part Four – Pretzels

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… Continue Reading “Journey to Metzlingen: “Adventures in German Cooking” Part Four – Pretzels”

Journey to Metzlingen: “Adventures in German Cooking” Part Three – Sauerbraten & Spaetzle

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… Continue Reading “Journey to Metzlingen: “Adventures in German Cooking” Part Three – Sauerbraten & Spaetzle”

Spreading Some Kindness a Few Words at a Time

“Loved loved loved the Metzlingen Saga.” That’s what the preview of the message said. I was hunkered down on the couch (with the cats, of course) at the tail end of a week of sickness that wiped out my whole house. Sometimes I’m able… Continue Reading “Spreading Some Kindness a Few Words at a Time”

Happy New Year!

Hello friends! It’s a brand-new year and I am HERE for it. πŸ™‚ I love beginnings. New year, new month, new week, new day. Love them all. I’m also a morning person. Give me a cup of coffee and a Monday and I’m usually… Continue Reading “Happy New Year!”

Journey to Metzlingen: Reflections

It’s been three months since The King’s Sword came out. I’ve been quiet here on the blog. I’ve been busy and honestly, I’ve been at a loss for words most days. The launch of my novel was a mix of beautiful support, mad chaos,… Continue Reading “Journey to Metzlingen: Reflections”