A few hours ago, in the middle of the night here in the Eastern Time Zone, my Goodreads giveaway ended. No, I did not stay up to watch the clock wind down to the last-minute but obviously a few people did. When I looked at the entrants sometime in the last couple of days, the […]
All writers want to know how to do a great interview and we’re delighted when someone asks us. Most of us love to get a chance to be treated like a writer. Over the last three years since the first book in my Loyalist trilogy broke onto the vast market, I’ve been part of a […]
I’ve always been a reader. Have you? From the time I let the vacuum run and run while I read one of my mother’s books from the shelf in the upstairs bedroom, books have fascinated me. The covers–usually glossy papers rife with colour–and the weighty textured inside paper full of words wild and wonderful took […]
This week I’m writing my blog on the other side of the country and outside my window the morning sun streaks across the parking lot to encourage spring’s flowers to push out of the bushes.
This week and next, my second book in the Loyalist trilogy is touring on the Historical Fiction Virtual Blog Tour. A few writers in my LinkedIn group wanted to know more about blog tours. What’s a Blog Tour? Loads of bloggers cover the Internet with amazing blog posts on their blogs. This is my blog, […]
I may not get to it the day it comes in my mailbox, or even the month it comes. I may not read it all. I may even have contemplated dropping my subscription. But as I’ve grown in my historical fiction writing so has the value I see in the Historical Novels Review.
Because of the world I grew up in, where being inside the box was mandatory if we wanted to succeed, my creative side has mostly bloomed since three things happened: