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
Ah, romantic summer! A season of weddings, beach picnics, and walking hand in hand… by the light of a silvery moon. By the light of the silvery moon I want to spoon To my honey, I’ll croon love’s tune Honey moon, keep a-shinin’ in June Your silvery beams will bring love’s dreams We’ll be cuddlin’ … More By the Light of the Silvery Moon
My original plan was a schedule of events that began in March and ended in late September. I was going to come to Oregon for the birth of my first grandchild and stay a couple of weeks to help out afterward. Then, I planned to go home to host our wine club–this time, the “bold … More “It Meant a Change in Plans”
Are you tempted to make a book nook insert of your own? How do you imagine it? … More How Much Fun is a Book Nook?!
Tim Grant is the new director of the college Science Center. A bachelor, he requires the assistance of a hostess and hires Sophy Brandt, a widow in her sixties with a reputation for skillful entertaining and an organized household. All goes well, except: He cleared his throat and settled his tie… “You’re a bachelor’s dream, … More That Hideous, Yellow Bang
Let’s switch things up with a puzzle today! Let me know how you do. I’ll publish the answers in my next post! Happy Landings, everyone! (Use the printer icon below to print the squares–page 2.)
I wonder how many of us read our first Emilie Loring book on some sort of transportation. I was on a train, and our guest writer, Ruth, read her first on a bus. Settle back and enjoy her journey: It was the summer of 1956; I was 18, and this was the first time I … More Guest Post: My Incredibly Delightful Emilie Loring Journey