Happy Thanksgiving!

For Thanksgiving, I’d like to offer my take on Thanksgiving, 1932 in the combined households of…

Going down with the ship

When I joined Twitter in 2017, it was basically to see what was happening in the…

Something old, something new

I’ll bet some of you thought I’d stopped sewing. But no! Craft show season is in…

Alternate Endings: Samantha Wilcoxson and Reginald Pole

Yesterday I talked about Princess of Spain, my story in the Alternate Endings anthology. Today I have…

Alternate Endings: The Inspiration Behind Princess of Spain

So my submission for the Alternate Endings anthology is called Princess of Spain, and in my mind,…

Podcast – Authors Over 50

Popping in for the third time this week with a little announcement – I told you…

Lemonade (or as close as I can get)

So last week was the vacation-that-wasn’t, and I really think that karma should have taken note…

September Roundup

Well, this was a month, wasn’t it? Much of September was spent in either prepping for…

Lightbulb moment

I don’t know anything about brain science, and if I tried to learn, my eyes would…

Better than coffee

I know my entries lately have been all 1930s, all the time, but my abiding love…

August Roundup

August feels like it’s been all new book, all the time. Probably because it has been. …

Coming Apart Now Available for Pre-Order

So Coming Apart is now available for pre-order from this link. The book will release on…

It’s almost here!

The pre-order, that is. Not the book. For those who haven’t read From this Day Forward yet,…

A matter of mindset

There’s a lot to being a self-published author beyond the obvious writing and publishing aspects. Not…

July Roundup

Well, this was a fun one. Lots got done, and I even remembered to keep track…

Up the creek, no paddles necessary

  One of the many benefits of living where we do is access to nature. I…

The books that made me

It made me happy when Meg Ryan talkedabout the Shoes books in “You’ve Got Mail” There’s a…

And it’s done!

So am I, by the way, but I’ll recover. One of the most difficult things about…

A little something extra

Well, this was unexpected.  Lady, in Waiting, the third book in my Tudor Court series, came…

June Roundup

June has been another month where I feel like I’ve done nothing but chase my tail…

Who doesn’t like free samples?

  When I got my rights back from my publisher in November, 2021, the edited audio…

Don’t rain on my parade

Yes, I still sew and do craft shows! It’s just not as big a part of…

From This Day Forward

  Just a reminder that From This Day Forward is available to newsletter subscribers.  Subscribe here to…

The Value of Libraries

  This is the Lawncrest branch of the Philadelphia Free Library. This was my childhood happy…

Thoughts on publishing

Publishing is subjective. Maybe you’ve heard that, maybe you haven’t. If you’re not a writer who’s…