talking about the book… The Greatest Knight

The Greatest Knight by Elizabeth Chadwick A tidbit about the author Elizabeth participates in the medieval reenactment group Regia Anglorum, who explore the life and times of people of Britain from the Viking Days through the times of Richard the Lionheart. The scene that made you laugh out loud or cheer The young Prince Henry…

Coffee mugs & Family Peace teaser #5

My kids* and friends who visit open my cabinets and gawk. Wow. Lots of coffee mugs. I like to have a souvenir from places I visit, so why not something useful? Mugs can be so much more than containers for coffee and tea. They are great for ice cream – hold the handle and your…

Keeping the Family Peace – teaser #4

Final revisions are humming along & truly, the end is near! Here’s another snippet from the novel. It’s Christmas time, 1995. Jack is the patriarch of the family Peace. Holidays are usually celebrated with the whole family, but not this year… ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Jack wondered if quiet holidays would be the new…

Cover reveal for: Keeping the Family Peace

Ladies & gentlemen, the time draws near! I’m working on the final revisions of my mainstream family drama novel, Keeping the Family Peace. Its initial release will be on  Amazon in December. Keep your eyes on my rambling here for that announcement. But today, I give you the book cover, created by Travis Pennington at ProBookCovers.com.…

The book blurb

How do you distill a 93,000 word manuscript down to 2 paragraphs? While my novel is off in beta hands, I’ve been writing, editing, scrapping, and re-writing my book blurb, or as it’s called on Amazon, the “product description”. That’s not very romantic, is it? If I was buying a blender or a new laptop,…