Tag Archives: history

Family Ties

With the passing of my grandma-by-marriage this week, I’ve given lots of thought to family. My own and my fictional ones in the books I write. At the age of 98, 99 if she had made it to September, Grandma … Continue reading

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Daffodils and a Grand Dame

The world is coming together to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral. That is testimony to humanity and what living history means to so many. There are many parts that cannot be recreated with exactitude. That leaves room for creating something beyond … Continue reading

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Interview with Lizzi and Aleksandra!

Hello All! How about an interview with Authors of Main Street author Lizzi Tremayne, and an interview with Aleksandra Lekarski, heroine of The Long Trails series! First, an interview with Aleksandra! Where are you from? I was born in Vienna, … Continue reading

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“But why do you write about history?” They Ask….

Many have asked why I write about history. “Writing about history takes so much time, you know, all that research!” they say. Let me introduce some of my history… about history. I love the Old West. I love New Zealand. … Continue reading

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Casket or Coffin? The rivulets down which writers may find themselves…and does it really matter?

Not to be getting morbid on you this early in the piece, but really, it’s important. Getting the detail right makes a difference to the discerning reader. Whether it’s fiction or non-fiction, a writer may have to leave the main … Continue reading

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