7 Reasons to Attend the Ignite Your Writing through Research Adult Workshop

Why join the Ignite Your Writing through Research adult workshop on Wednesday, December 6th from 5:30PM – 7:30 PM at the National Archives in Washington, DC? It’s FREE!!! Take a break from the stress of the holiday season and do something for yourself. Learn a new skill to help you with your hobby or burgeoning … More 7 Reasons to Attend the Ignite Your Writing through Research Adult Workshop

A Little Wicked Named to BookWorks “Back to School Recommended Reading” List for 2017!

What an exciting day! I received word that A Little Wicked had been named to the “Back to School Recommended Reading” list by BookWorks, a fabulous organization dedicated to Indie authors and their craft. Find the lists for all age groups here! Being named to a list like this is wonderful recognition for A Little Wicked … More A Little Wicked Named to BookWorks “Back to School Recommended Reading” List for 2017!

Results from The Write Stuff Historical Fiction Survey

At the Write Stuff Literacy, Writing, and Research Festival at the National Archives in Washington, DC on July 8th, I asked the following: Settings for A Little Wicked are based on where my Scottish and early-immigrant American ancestors lived. If you were to write a historical novel based on your own heritage, where would you … More Results from The Write Stuff Historical Fiction Survey

Come to the Write Stuff! at the National Archives!

Come to the Write Stuff, a wonderful two-day program at the National Archives in Washington, DC about writing through research. HIGHLIGHT: At 11 AM on Saturday, July 8th,  tune into the US National Archives YouTube channel  to see a taping of the Book Club for Kids podcast hosted by Kitty Felde! The Girlfriends Book Club … More Come to the Write Stuff! at the National Archives!

7 Reasons You Will Love Middle-Grade Historical Fiction

Good news! There may be a minimum age for reading middle-grade but there’s no maximum age. Why will you love middle-grade historical fiction? Well-crafted novels – Charming characters and captivating settings are needed for quality historical fiction. Literature has standards, no matter the target age. Loads of action – Children are in front of screen … More 7 Reasons You Will Love Middle-Grade Historical Fiction