#Giveaway 13 World War Two Books

WIN ALL 13 BOOKS FROM ACE COLLINS’S IN THE PRESIDENT’S SERVICE SERIES! Ace is awarding an autographed set of the first thirteen books of his Elk Lake book series, In the President’s Service, and as a bonus, copies of the following novels: The Yellow Packard, Farraday Road, Swope’s Ridge, Darkness Before Dawn, Jefferson Burke and … Continue reading #Giveaway 13 World War Two Books

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. Beginning 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

Novel Inspiration Photos

More photo inspiration! Vintage quilt | three ladies walking down sidewalk | Dan Patch, racehorse | 1943 Western Horseman magazine (which, by the way, took me three years to find on eBay. Hands-on history is a fun challenge to get a hold of.) 🙂