April A to Z Challenge 2017 · Uncategorized

April A to Z Augusta {C}hiwy

Bastogne, Belgium played a significant role in the Battle of the Bulge during WW2. It was during this long battle that the Nazi’s attempted one final major push to get the Allies out of Europe. It was also where one nurse, in particular, sacrificed everything to save hundreds of American soldiers lives only to be… Continue reading April A to Z Augusta {C}hiwy

Uncategorized

I Swear I Didn’t Fall Off the Face of The Earth!

I have been a bit of a ghost lately but I sweat I have a good excuse! I actually finished draft one of my book Woman in Red. I clocked in with just under 82,000. My last month or so has been dedicated to finishing this up. So now what’s next? Well I am editing… Continue reading I Swear I Didn’t Fall Off the Face of The Earth!

Uncategorized

Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Pulitzer Prize Winners

To write well, you have to read everything. And by everything I truly mean everything, from shampoo labels to the greats. How can we know how we want to write if we don’t try to mimic those that have come before us? One of the best ways to find the greats is to choose the… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Pulitzer Prize Winners

Uncategorized

Top Ten Tuesday: It’s Not You, It’s me.

Today’s Top Ten Tuesday is the Top Ten Characters that you just didn’t like. Sometimes there is just one character,like a bad apple that spoils the whole book. These are the characters that, try as I might, I just couldn’t click with. Bella from Twilight. Never mind that the freaking sparkling vampires. Bella had every… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: It’s Not You, It’s me.

Uncategorized

Feature Follow Friday #5

Today’s Feature and Follow Friday question is: Share a quote from the book you are currently reading. Right now,  I am currently reading The Lemoncholy Life of Annie Aster. It’s a wonderfully fascinating book but the other day I highlighted a sentence I just fell in love with. Has anyone else fallen in love with… Continue reading Feature Follow Friday #5

Uncategorized

Top Ten Tuesday: In Which I Design the Syllabus of my Dreams

If I had the opportunity to teach whatever literature class I wanted, it would Women’s Historical Fiction in relation to Women’s History. It’s the spoonful of sugar technique, a little bit of a story to get that thirst for history going. Outlander A number of historic topics can be covered, from the institutionalized abuse to… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: In Which I Design the Syllabus of my Dreams

Uncategorized

Feature and Follow Friday #4 in which I discuss my dream pets.

This weeks question: If you could adopt any animal, mythological or otherwise, what would it be? This one is an easy no brainer: Dragons. Hands down, my favorite mythological creature of them all. Since I can’t have the winged kind, I will settle for my own wingless dragon Smaug (yes, named after that one) Another… Continue reading Feature and Follow Friday #4 in which I discuss my dream pets.