ACFW Releases · Terrific Book Tuesday

June ACFW New Releases

June 2017 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Engaged by Julie Arduini — Trish Maxwell returns to Speculator Falls with egg on her face and apologies to make as she tries to determine what’s next, especially when around paramedic Wayne Peterson. (Contemporary… Continue reading June ACFW New Releases

History Facts · The Secret Service · Throwback Thursday

Catching a Counterfeiter – The Other Side

This week I am wrapping up my Secret Service series with a look at the other side, counterfeiting in the late 1800’s. While there is a lot more information to share, I just broke the counterfeiting scheme down to five basic steps with tidbits of extra information.  Enjoy, and don’t get into too much trouble!… Continue reading Catching a Counterfeiter – The Other Side

Wow God Wednesday · Writing Craft Wednesday

WCW: The Comparison Trap

  The comparison trap. We’ve all been warned about it. We all try to avoid it. But it happens… over and over again. So what do we do to combat it? Last week, while in the deepest bouts of comparison, I learned a very important concept.   Getting Caught I am a member of a… Continue reading WCW: The Comparison Trap

Book Reviews · Patricia Beal · Terrific Book Tuesday

A Season to Dance by Patricia Beal

A Season to Dance by Patricia Beal The day has finally arrived, the day I can share with you about Patricia Beal’s debut novel, A Season to Dance.   Ana dreams of dancing on stage at the Met in New York, and with plans to marry Peter and join the Atlanta Ballet Company firmly in place,… Continue reading A Season to Dance by Patricia Beal

ACFW Releases · Terrific Book Tuesday

ACFW May Releases

It has a been a wild start to May for my household, so pardon the late post. Before moving on to all the ACFW May releases, I wanted to highlight the release of A Season to Dance by Patricia Beal, a friend and wonderful author. Come back next week to see my review of her new… Continue reading ACFW May Releases

History Facts · The Secret Service · Throwback Thursday

TBT: Secret Service Dictionary and Fun Facts

Just as any career has its own jargon, so did the counterfeiting world and the Secret Service. Below are a few of the most important terms to know.  Below that are a few fun facts about the Secret Service. Secret Service and Counterfeiting Dictionary Boodle – notes bought from a production firmBoodle carrier – a… Continue reading TBT: Secret Service Dictionary and Fun Facts

Writing Craft Wednesday

Writing Craft Wednesday: Scheduling

  Okay, I’m going to be realistic here. I am a Type B person and like to go with the flow. Schedules are nice, but they are just a suggestion to my reality.   However, the older I get and the more I get into this writing “thing” the more I am beginning to realize… Continue reading Writing Craft Wednesday: Scheduling