Tag: Love in the Morning Calm

The Tale of a Book Title

Book titles and covers are important because the old adage — Readers do judge a book by its cover — is true. So, how can an author know beforehand what’s going to resonate? Wiser people than me have …

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Happy Blogiversary!

Anniversaries mark accomplishments and are fun to commemorate. This month I celebrate my blogiversary. On February 24, 2012, I published my first blog with WordPress.com. You can read that very first blog, here. My original plan was to …

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Veterans Day 2015

This Wednesday we honor all veterans. I come from a family of veterans which means I have a deep-rooted interest in the day. My husband is a retired Army officer. My father served in the Army Air Corps …

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Beyond and Behind the Story – Love in the Morning Calm

Research and details in a book can make a major difference in a reader’s pleasure. That’s why in Love in the Morning Calm and The Pendant’s Promise I include details selected from my time in South Korea. Lily’s …

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ONE WORD WEDNESDAY – Finished!

All I can add to Hemmingway’s quote is AHEM! I finished the prequel to my debut novel, The Pendant’s Promise last spring. The sense of relief – wonderful. The shout of hallelujah probably heard round the world. Then my …

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The book’s finished so why am I sad?

I finished Love in the Morning Calm, the prequel to The Pendant’s Promise and turned the manuscript over to the editor.  Now I’m sad. I know I should be happy. IT’S FINISHED. There is a sense of relief and …

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