Valentine’s Day Sweethearts

In honor of Valentine's Day, I thought I'd post some nostalgic sweetheart photos from WWII. Enjoy! Photo Cred: Pinterest

Christmas in July Book Giveaway

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

Horses During World War Two

What brings you pleasure? For United States cavalrymen, it was the fine horses they rode ... until one day, all that changed ...

Author Interview: Liz Tolsma + Giveaway

Liz Tolsma character interview, giveaway, and announcing winners from last week's multi-author giveaway.

Ace Collins Author Interview + Giveaway

Interview with best-selling author Ace Collins, introducing his WWII novel series about an FBI agent who serves FDR.

Vintage Lane: WWII

Along my research route, I've enjoyed collecting various items to use as tangible description in my novels. Left to Right: V-Mail letter from a soldier to his parents; WWII civil engineer uniform; V-Mail reader and desk organizer; Victory garden cookbook; license plates from 1944.

Five Things I Learned After Writing My First Chapter

With my cursor at the beginning of Chapter 1 of my WWII historical fiction novel, I hit Ctrl+Enter and sighed.┬áBeginning a book all over again isn't pleasant sometimes. I loved this chapter. I mean, really liked it, even though I knew all along something wasn't quite right about it. For several months, I struggled to … Continue reading Five Things I Learned After Writing My First Chapter