Friend Friday

What a delight it is to host Jane Kelley today! She wrote a completely original and endearing novel, The Desperate […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

“If you cannot make a change, change the way you have been thinking. You might find a new solution.”
Maya Angelou

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Friend Friday

Mary Casanova and I bonded over weddings and second hand shops when we first met in Warrensburg, Missouri, several years […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

“Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself,
and never mind the rest.”
Beatrix Potter

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Friend Friday

Sometimes I’m bummed by my Friend Fridays — I host folks I really, really want to meet in real space […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

“You’ve got to kick fear to the side because the payoff is huge.”
Mariska Hargitay

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Friend Friday

Today’s Friend Friday guest met me long before any of my published books were more than a gleam in my eye. […]

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Throwback Thursday

One of my quirks, if you will, in writing historical fiction is using names of real people in my books. […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

“You write your life story by the choices you make. You never know if they’ve been a mistake.”
Helen Mirren

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Friend Friday

What a pleasure it is to host Cynthia Kennedy Henzel today! We met some time back, at an SCBWI conference […]

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Throwback Thursday

I was the new kid in sixth grade. Again. Funny glasses. Funny name. Some misguided kids who felt the need […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

“What are we doing if we’re not taking chances?”
Tess Gallagher

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Friend Friday

So many times, I’ve hosted people on Friend Friday but have never met them. I did get to meet today’s […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

“A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.”

Chinese proverb

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Friend Friday

Can I say “thrilled” about today’s guest post? Not only is the kind, generous and forward thinking Laurie Thompson in […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

“The fault-finding will find faults even in Paradise. 

Love your life.”

Henry David Thoreau

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Friend Friday

How much fun to host a fellow historic fan today! Please welcome Rob Skead; I know you are going to […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”

Pablo Picasso

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Teacher Tuesday

Welcome to Monica Hodges, fellow Washingtonian, and teacher librarian! Thanks for playing along. Let’s dive right in:
Please fill in the […]

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Friend Friday

Anyone with a passion for getting history right is my friend, and Gail Jarrow falls in that category. I am […]

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