Category Archives: My life

Why many writers begin writing in fourth grade

I have heard a lot of writers say they began writing in the fourth grade and it got me wondering just why that is. It was certainly true for me. When I was in 4th grade, the teacher talked about … Continue reading

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The Liebster Award

Co-Author Diane Burton nominated me for the Liebster Award. It just means I have 11 questions to answer and then I have to nominate some other bloggers to answer 11 questions I pose. Here’s my “award.” Here are the rules … Continue reading

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A Medieval Knight Finds Conquest of the Heart

Hark! What is this I have found?   It is a Holy Relic! Nay? A book, thou sayest? An electronic book? This Conquest of the Heart electronic book has conquered my heart!   Thanks to Adam for posing for me … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons for liking Winter

I have never liked winter. I don’t like being cold, I don’t like being shut in, iced in, snowed in for 1/3 of the year. But this winter is going on so long, I thought I should “count my blessings” … Continue reading

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Don’t leave me hanging!

I just finished reading a very good book–except for one thing–it wasn’t finished. There was no resolution in the book, lots of threads left dangling, the prime conflict in the story was not settled, but there was a sequel. I … Continue reading

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What do you have too much of?

What do you have too much of? Or maybe I should say what would someone else say you have too much of? It’s that one thing (or two or three things) that you love so much, you just can’t get … Continue reading

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The Grunge Factor

I noticed that my husband’s hair was sticking up in a couple of places at breakfast. Jokingly he said, “Isn’t that the style now?” “Well, maybe, but it isn’t dirty looking and you don’t have a three day beard.” That’s … Continue reading

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Sweater

I know it’s July, but I started knitting a sweater last night. I’m making it with sheep wool and alpaca which I am carding together and spinning. I have a few balls of yarn done, but not enough for the … Continue reading

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Conquest of the Heart

My sixth book just released on Friday! I made this book as unusual as I could. It is set in England in 1067, and although it is set in a dark and violent time, it has a lot of humor … Continue reading

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Weaving

I wove these placemats for my daughter, Shana. They really aren’t as crooked as they look!

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