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Emilie Loring didn’t celebrate her birthdays, but that didn’t mean she denied herself an annual birthday wish. “I make myself a present on a book’s birthday to square never celebrating my own.” Beckoning Trails As she figuratively blew out the candle on a book’s birthday cake, what did she wish for? Emilie loved books, of … More Happy Birthday, Emilie Loring! Make a Wish!
Emilie Loring lived through some of the same challenges that we face now, in duplicate. Her approach was intentional. … More Why We Need Emilie Loring Right Now
Edition 3 Emilie Loring Tea Week concludes today with submissions from “Peggy in Illinois” and from Laurie. Peggy’s Nice Tea Peggy’s tea was certainly “nice,” and it also alluded to Nice, France: rich blue, golden sunflowers, a hint of abandon, and simple style. Peggy’s placemats are souvenirs of her honeymoon in Nice. With those sorts … More Our Afternoon Tea, An Oasis
Emilie Loring was a thoughtful woman. She was an active woman with wide-ranging interests. She was an intelligent woman who considered possibilities thoroughly before acting. So when her characters stop to care for themselves, you know she had a purpose in mind. Dress well She began at the very start of their day, dressing her characters … More Emilie Loring’s Self Care for Capable Women
Once again, I have been traveling. It wasn’t the adventurous kind of traveling that I sometimes do, jetting off to a new town, a new cottage, a new seashore, but I traveled 1,834 miles by car, nevertheless, and there’s plenty to see and to think about on a drive like that. As the miles melted … More When Books are People and an Invitation to Tea
Every year, near the Fourth of July, Emilie Loring left steamy Boston for the cool coastline of Maine. If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know that I go there each year, too. But the pandemic has changed things, and rather than get too sad about cancelling my cottage this year, I … More Yes, We Can Go to Maine!
When you pick up a book in the bookstore–or browse one online–how long does it take for you to get an impression and decide to read further or move on? Authors build stable careers by creating a reliable experience and delivering it, time and time again. But it all begins with a first impression. These … More First and Lasting Author Impressions