Poured out ~ the story behind the story

*Oil painting by Leah Kristin Dahlgren, “Silver Pitcher.” I’ve been thinking of the writing process lately and what a mysterious things putting words on paper is. Where do these ideas come from anyway? How is it possible to create a character you...

Basket bliss

I’ve decided the best thing about this cabin is the porch. I thought so especially when I lined up these battered baskets on the railing and was delighted to see something woven across the planks of that very worn porch. A bit of whimsy, perhaps. These are the...

What are you reading?

I was recently asked in an interview what books I’m currently reading. Since a picture is truly worth a thousand words, I thought I’d post one here. I snuck Poldark in as that is what I’ve been watching, too. A little 18th-century cinematic bliss!...

Book buzz!

Truly, I’m one of those low profile authors who likes to hole up in my cabin loft and just write. But when a book releases that comes to a screeching halt! So here’s some glad news to share on the book front. I promise to post more cabin pics later:)...

Hard Back Large Print Edition

For my readers who request large print/hardback editions, here it is! I’m always intrigued when a new cover is used. This one I like very much with the woman’s back to the reader, that lovely parasol, and the garden or lane she is focused on. Intrigue!...