In 1943, the war was two years old; however, across the U.S., many homes were torn apart as fathers, brothers, uncles, and sweethearts and friends were drafted. For the duration, homes would be empty of loved ones during the holidays. To boost morale, Bing Crosby's "I'll Be Home for Christmas" became the favorite Christmas song for … Continue reading Christmas on the Home Front
Food was so different in the 1940s. Readers and writers of historical fiction, take note: peanut butter and . . .
As writers, we tend to get overwhelmed by other writer's successes, but we fail in one thing. . .
I’m very excited to welcome author and editor, Tisha Martin, to the blog today to talk to us about horses in fiction. This is the second in a series of posts Tisha is sharing with us. If you missed the first one, you can read it HERE. Thank you so much for sharing your expertise with … Continue reading Five of My Favorite Horse Scenes
Hidden History is the answer to a writer's quandry for unusual history...
When odds are against you, do what my friend Starr did. . .
Author interview with Grace Hitchcock, a Barbour Collection author. Giving away signed copy of her latest, The Southern Belle Brides!!
How Christmas was celebrated on the war front during World War Two.
I hope everyone's having a great summer so far! July's turned out very busy, but a lot of fun, as we're enjoying the sunshine and the flowers, and perhaps the pool too. Since we're doing a Christmas theme this month---having missed these installments back in December---I'm happy to introduce these authors to you! There will … Continue reading Christmas in July Book Giveaway
Are you an author of historical or historical romance? Be featured on my blog for Christmas in July celebration! Details on the blog...