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Top Hist Fic Picks for September 2022

This post first appeared on paperlanternwriters.com September is the gateway to the holidays. Days are getting longer, trees are starting to turn color even in California, where I live, and nights are cooler even if days are still hot. And September brings my wedding anniversary (41 years this year!) Like every month, September is a… Continue reading Top Hist Fic Picks for September 2022

Guest post/Interview, Women in History

Tell Me, Grandmother

This post first appeared on paperlanternwriters.com My grandmother, Eva Walters, is one of my characters in Under the Almond Trees. My husband’s grandmother, (Carmen) Dolores Rodrigues, is the main character in The Aloha Spirit Family was important to both of them. This is how I imagine an interview with them might have gone. Me: Grandma… Continue reading Tell Me, Grandmother

About Reading & Writing

Looking Back on a Pandemic Book Release

Back in the day, before the world shut down due to COVID, my publisher (She Writes Press) gave me August 18, 2020, as the release date for my novel The Aloha Spirit. There are many exciting milestones on the road to publishing a book, but having an actual release date makes the whole process real.… Continue reading Looking Back on a Pandemic Book Release

Reviews

Once in a Pink Moon by Luanne C. Brown

A contemporary retelling of the frog prince tale--twisted inside out. Once in a Pink Moon is the story of seventeen-year-old Nora inherits an object from her mother that shows her how Nature is interconnected and in danger from humans. Nora already has enemies trying to take her murdered father's tree farm, but this object is… Continue reading Once in a Pink Moon by Luanne C. Brown