The Star in the East Part Three

Please read the two previous posts for the whole story.

“Damn it, woman!  You always see things in the worst way!”  Jeremy stepped in front of her, scowling.  “Stephen left you penniless.  If you stay here with the children, I can take care of you.  That’s all I ever wanted to do.”

“You’re very good with the children.  Perhaps I should go to Bristol and try my hand at the business.”  Continue reading “The Star in the East Part Three”

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12th Night Reader Challenge

Few people, unless they are history buffs and/or members of a recreation group, know when the Twelve Days of Christmas really take place. The story goes that the practice of giving gifts at Christmas reflects the Gifts of the Magi, who came to find Jesus at the time of his birth in Bethlehem. That day is celebrated on January 6th, exactly twelve days after December 25th. Continue reading “12th Night Reader Challenge”

Celebrate Early and Often

‘Tis the season to spend every lasts penny you have buying gifts for people you have to spend time with and pretending to like the things they bring for you. That certainly sounds like a set-up for a great holiday romance where one person who is cynical meets another person who takes every day as it comes and looks on the bright side of everything. Your view of the holidays is entirely up to you. Honestly, you can change your outlook and create a month of joy-filled celebrations. Continue reading “Celebrate Early and Often”

No NaNo Win This Year

Last year I finished my book in thirty days, in spite of illness, family obligations, and co-running an event for my chapter of RWA. As you can imagine, my elation knew no bounds. I could have written a book a month! I could have gone back in time and won every NaNoWriMo since its inception. I could hardly wait for this year. Continue reading “No NaNo Win This Year”