Bracing for the New Year

I’m pretty much recovered from Christmas and, like most people, I can’t wait for 2016 to be over and done with. I finished highlighting Setting Transitions and Suspense Elements for A Vintage Heart.   I’m taking a week off revising that, so I can come back and see the words for themselves in the Final Polish….

Debbie & Carrie

I think it’s easy for most people to forget that celebrities are human beings.  They live every day, eat, sleep, drink, make terrible personal choices, make wonderful decisions, fall in love, are blessed with beautiful babies, suffer illnesses, and die. Carrie Fisher struggled with illness most of her life and I have no doubt her…

Merry Christmas!

Just in case I don’t get another chance before the actual day.  🙂

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Before Paris Hilton, they say, there was Zsa Zsa Gabor, someone who was famous for being famous and rich and beautiful.  I was more familiar with her sister, Eva, because of her role in the t.v. show Green Acres, which I liked for the ‘fish out of water’ trope.  It was sort of a reverse…

Twitter Treat

I don’t know if it’s because I’m so busy or other authors are so busy, but this is all I got this week. 

Historical Arts & Crafts

  http://www.sho.com/the-tudors Every time I watch the Tudors, I come away desperately wanting to write letters and make jewelry.  I’m pretty good at the jewelry making part, but I still need to get into the letter-writing part.  https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=niZANtuZomIC&source=productsearch&utm_source=HA_Desktop_US&utm_medium=SEM&utm_campaign=PLA&pcampaignid=MKTAD0930BO1&gclid=CImozM-S-dACFeIcMgod9qIOzA&gclsrc=ds&dclid=COj-38-S-dACFVQ4TwodrPQBiQ It’s an art form lost in this modern age of email and Twitter.  Check out the Book…