Summer Writing and Giveaway

Summer Writing and Giveaway

I find copious research is required for writing a good fiction novel. When I read a novel, I can tell if the author has put time into verifying the details. Whether it be about Great Britain or Italy, places I’ve been to often. I even lived in Rome but when I wrote...
Summer Reading Giveaway

Summer Reading Giveaway

It’s finally almost feeling like summer here in the Puget Sound. Except for last night, the last few weeks have been wonderfully sunny and warm, as those of you who follow my Instagram and Facebook accounts know. The long daylight hours make up for the short, gray,...
Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location

“The nursery was magnificent, but nothing prepared me for the charm and eloquence of the café, which stood behind the last greenhouse.” from Starting From Scratch I never grow weary of visiting Lancaster County, PA. Or of writing about it. Or studying...
Are You a Risk Taker?

Are You a Risk Taker?

What’s your idea of taking a risk? Bungee jumping or helicopter skiing off the highest peak? Scuba-diving in shark infested waters the way my husband does? I’ve got to wonder why people attempt such daredevil activities. Seeking a thrill and an adrenaline...
Keep in Touch!

Keep in Touch!

This month’s blog post is short as I’m currently in the process of writing my newest and yet to be completed manuscript. Creating plot twists and inventing new characters is fabulous fun, but it also demands all my attention and energy. Harvest House Publishers...