Poured out ~ the story behind the story

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*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 know so well they seem to live and breathe? Why do I feel so smitten by my heroes …

Basket bliss

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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 things that delight my heart ~ and I hope yours! Have a …

What are you reading?

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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! The better question is … What are you reading?

Book buzz!

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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:) I’m thrilled and thankful to share a starred review just …

Hard Back Large Print Edition

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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! Romance! Shadows! Historical fireworks! Here are links for those who need it… Thorndike Press …