All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost. From … Continue Reading ››
A woman driving past the hotel entrance gave me a thumbs up. Although certain we’d never met before, I waved back. Several people I didn’t know smiled at me as we passed on the sidewalk. I gathered my skirts and climbed the … Continue Reading ››
Jennifer Hallmark explores the relationship between writing and solitude in today's guest author journal. For my part, I don't write well in a crowd. Solitude seems to be mother's milk for my creativity. Thanks for reading, and if you'd like to weigh in on Jennifer's topic, please do so in the comments below her … Continue Reading ››
I don't really believe in writer's block, so I won't say I had a case of that in recent weeks. However, my mind, spirit, and body do need to be in harmony for me to create. That's not to say that everything has to be ideal before I can write, but I am human and … Continue Reading ››
I'll give the sad news first, so we can move onto happier things. Lady Guinevere, the sweet little cat I owned for over 22 years, passed away of renal failure this month. It wasn't unexpected, given her age and failing health, but we miss her dearly. For the past three months prior to my cat's death, I … Continue Reading ››
From Janalyn: I've known Lynn Donovan for a while now and have enjoyed watching her find her feet as a writer. In her guest journal, she describes her writing journey.
In medieval times arranged marriages were common and often more about duty than romance. The cult of courtly love cast aside marital constraints in favor of a concept of unrequited love on a higher plane than the physical. This notion naturally led to trouble.
The idealized image of a lady favoring a knight who fought in a … Continue Reading ››