Friday Photos – Journey to St. Ives

Writing and reading historical fiction is like travel. Fiction transports you to another place, and in the case of the historical, to another time. Vacations to a town just down the road or to a country thousands of miles away do the same thing. I wanted to see Cornwall from the moment I first read…

pictures!

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.–Ansel Adams What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce. ― Karl Lagerfeld I find it hard to delete the bad ones… There’s still a memory there for…

Vacation planning & blog highlights

It’s a great time to be thinking about summer. July, vacation, beaches. Doesn’t that sound grand? Forget about the 3 feet of snow in the northeast. Ignore the winds blowing on this cool winter day in Kansas. I’m returning to one of my favorite places: St. Ives, Cornwall. And I get to explore it with…

Thursday’s Walk on the blog side…

And we’re back in Cornwall this week for another incredible view. I know we’re supposed to be walking, but I could sit here and stare at this magnificent view forever. *sigh* BLOG HIGHLIGHTS Kristine Kathryn Rusch talks about the incredibly unbelievable world of traditional publishing and royalty statements. Writers who are “lucky” enough to go…

Thursday’s walk on the blog side…

You may have noticed I’ve started a regular weekly write-up featuring entertaining, intriguing, thought-provoking, or educational posts from other bloggers. Do you like the title of my entry? It has a bit of a ring to it, no? And since I’m “walking on the blog side”, it seems fitting to add a picture of scenery…

feelin’ small

“I’ve been through the cities and the towns but there’s nothing like feelin’ small when I’m looking down…” —Arbitrary Sky When you see sights like this, it’s easy to feel small… In other news… I’m re-watching season 4 of Lost before I head into season 5. (Netflix streaming – I love you.) I missed the…