3 lessons from visiting the homes of great writers, guest post by Beverly Varnado: I’ve had the opportunity to visit the homes of a few great writers. Standing in the spaces they once occupied has at times left me awestruck, but somehow I pulled myself together enough to look for the messages they left behind for others who might want to follow.
Guest post by Beverly Varnado One of the taglines for my new Christmas novella, A Season for Everything, is “Will her shattered heart find a new season of love this Christmas? That question leads to another. Could my character Catherine simply find someone else and get over her pain? Would a new romance heal her? [...]
Guest post by Ann Brodeur In my novel SNOWBOUND IN WINTERBERRY FALLS, cookies and Christmas treats abound! There’s almost as much snow as there are goodies (not really, but it’s a fun comparison). The B&B owner is known for her Christmas baking and happens to be the cousin of my hero, Jason. He is the [...]
Guest post by Ann Brodeur What do Phoebe Buffay, Monica Geller and Rachel Green; Anne Shirley and Diana Barry; Christopher Robbin and Pooh; Elizabeth Bennett and Charlotte Lucas; Rachel Bishop, Melody Johansson and Analyn Sanchez have in common? Friendships we all love watching play out in their fictional worlds. And I’m sure there’s a host [...]
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.” -Proverbs 17:17 As we move through the various seasons of life, it is rare to find a friendship that moves, grows and stays with you throughout all the changes such as moving, changing careers, [...]
harry-sandhu-148249-unsplash Why does Canada celebrate July 1st as our annual day of national pride, instead of July 4th? This goes back to the formation of our country on July 1st, 1867 when the British North American Act under Prime Minister John A. MacDonald made the federation of four provinces “the Dominion of Canada”. The year [...]
Photo by eberhard grossgasteiger on Pexels.com I was raised in California and didn’t get to experience a Colorado Rocky Mountain summer till I was a wife and mother of two toddlers. We were living in Illinois at that time and decided to do our first summer road/camping trip with the wee ones in tow. My [...]