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
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?!
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
When I retired from college teaching, it was because I wanted to do more, not less. I heard the siren call of passions I’d kept on the sidelines and new interests I wanted to explore. When people asked what I was going to do, I said I wasn’t retiring, I was redirecting. With Emilie’s voice in … More “Redirection,” Not Retirement
Welcome to The Emilie Loring Collection’s 201st post! I had no idea it would go this long or far, nor that a community of Emilie readers would be the result. Whether you are a longtime reader or new, thank you for being here. It’s summer, and I’m making changes here as I do in my … More Welcome to The Emilie Loring Collection’s 201st Post: “Romance, Edited”