My Kinda Readers!

I recently got an email from Judi, a reader in Delaware who sent a copy of The Finder of Forgotten Things to her father since he’d married a woman from WV and spends half his year there. They all enjoyed the story so much, she ended up sending copies to five...

Button Crafts for Launch Week

If you received an early copy of my latest novel, The Finder of Forgotten Things, you also received a special button along with a handout for making some simple button-related crafts. And now that the book is officially released, I thought I’d share them with...

Lazy Hazy Days of READING

I’m assuming, if you read this blog, you like reading fiction. Hopefully, Appalachian historical fiction! And I often post about books I’m reading (when I’m not writing!). But I read more than books and I’m betting you do, too. So, what else do...

Heroines on the Run

I LOVE looking at book covers. And yes, I will judge a book (or at least look inside) based on the cover alone. And I’ve been noticing a trend on covers that I think is fabulous. Namely, heroines in motion! So many covers feature a heroine posed just so on the...