YA author Joiya Morrison Efemini writes about the inspiration for the title of her YA novel, Petrified Flowers.
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 [...]
This past Christmas, our fourteen-year-old granddaughter requested a planner for Christmas. Not just any planner, this one offered about a thousand options to personalize it including stickers, pens, pencils . . . you get the point. Whether she ever really used it for planning or not, I don’t know. It may have just become another art project, but at the time, she loved it.