She Found Cheery Titles in a Blaze of Imagination

When Emilie Loring achieved best-seller status, she had ads in the New York Times and book-signing events at major department stores in Boston and New York.  Independent booksellers published weekly newsletters for their customers with reviews of her books and short articles that she wrote for the purpose and sent to outlets across the country.  (Thank … More She Found Cheery Titles in a Blaze of Imagination

Have you heard about the Emilie Loring blog?

Yay!  The Emilie Loring Collection has reached fifty posts that have garnered more than five-thousand views by people in sixty-three countries!  Wow!  That’s a bunch!  Thanks for being here and making the website and blog a success. Many of you know about my journey from personal curiosity to writing a full-fledged biography of Emilie Loring.  (If not, you … More Have you heard about the Emilie Loring blog?

Who were Emilie Loring’s favorite authors?

Emilie read a lot—and not just casually, but critically.  She reviewed children’s books for her father when she was young enough to sit on the publisher’s desk, she reviewed her siblings’ plays in her twenties and thirties, and when she began to write in her forties, she wrote book reviews first. So who were the … More Who were Emilie Loring’s favorite authors?

Romance and Intrigue Arrive on a Yacht

It’s the summer of 1936. The Great Depression lingers, and Lissa’s Aunt Hetty has left her a lighthouse–on its own island, no less–an ideal  getaway for a fledgling writer. The rest of Aunt Hetty’s estate was left to Alexander “Lex” Carson.  Lex arrives on his best friend’s yacht, ready to claim his inheritance, but he and Tod … More Romance and Intrigue Arrive on a Yacht