Last week I spent a memorable afternoon in the studios of MCM-TV. Imagine my surprise when I opened an email to find an invitation for an interview with author Stephen W. Long, host of the "The Writing Life." It had to be the quickest 30 minutes of my life! CURIOUS? CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW TO … Continue reading Fun in the TV Studio as Guest on “THE WRITING LIFE”
Long ago and far away in a cornfield and soybean checkered state, I used to sit in my little kitchen with the green linoleum floor, munching on Cheerios (or Fruit loops, if my Dad was on duty). I remember a little notepad on the wall. It was bright orange (go, '60's!), and it had the … Continue reading The Hurrier I Go, The Behinder I Get!
It's been a terrific 2016 and 2017 for me as a historical novelist. All three books in my Civil War Series have placed in major contests. I was a finalist in both ACFW Genesis and First Impressions Contest in 2016. As if I wasn't already encouraged by those achievements, I was positively stunned, humbled, and … Continue reading All three latest Historical Novels are Award Finalists
"What a cruel thing is war . . . to mar the purest joys and happiness God has granted . . . to devastate the beautiful face of this world."
Some thought-provoking factoids on MEMORIAL DAY.
"Slavery as an institution is a moral and political evil in any country"
Whether Manifest Destiny or the conquered foe, history croons a ballad in our ears, drawing us to the wonderment of lives and lands of the past.