History Facts · Throwback Thursday

TBT: The Trouble with Fashion

Fashion through the ages can be quite interesting, especially when examining women’s fashions. You have the simple beauty of the Empire-waist dresses during the Regency era; the elegant, wide sweeping gowns of the Civil War Era; and the form-accentuating narrow skirts and bustles of the Victorian Era.   I love to peruse the internet for beautiful… Continue reading TBT: The Trouble with Fashion

Book Reviews · Melanie Dickerson · Terrific Book Tuesday

Terrific Book Tuesday: The Merchant’s Daughter by Melanie Dickerson

The Merchant’s Daughter by Melanie Dickerson    I have finally reached Melanie’s The Merchant’s Daughter in my TBR pile and all I can say is, why did I wait so long? I will readily admit that Beauty and the Beast is my favorite fairytale of all time, and Melanie did an amazing job with the story.   For those… Continue reading Terrific Book Tuesday: The Merchant’s Daughter by Melanie Dickerson

Writing Craft Wednesday · Writing Prompts

Writing Wednesday: ACFW 2016

From August 25 to August 28th, I abandoned my family and set off to join almost 600 other Christian fiction authors and aspiring authors in Nashville, Tennessee. So what exactly happens when hundreds of writers converge into one space?   Spiritual retreat, encouraging hugs and words, moments of “fan-girling”, and lots of  learning. I have included several… Continue reading Writing Wednesday: ACFW 2016