“Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.” ― Victor Hugo Isobel, the main character in my novelette Isobel’s Mission of Courage, takes up her daily tasks … [Read more...] about Finding Courage: God is Awake
One of my favorite parts about writing is researching and finding tidbits of history. I also love incorporating local landmarks and the historic tidbits in my fiction. Isobel’s Mission of Courage takes place in Orange California, a perfect setting to find local landmarks. Several scenes take … [Read more...] about Real-life Iconic Soda Fountain Visited in Isobel’s Mission of Courage
I’d love to tell you a little about City of Hope. You see, it’s personal. City of Hope is a real place---a comprehensive cancer center in the city of Duarte, Los Angeles County, California. In two of my upcoming books, Isobel’s Mission of Courage and Faces of Courage, City of Hope plays an … [Read more...] about City of Hope – It’s real and personal
It’s release day for my novelette House of Courage! And I am delighted! (To say the least) Announcing 5 Giveaway Winners I am also absolutely delighted to announce the five subscribers who will receive a free e-book copy: Anita Judy Vicki Johnson Kati Amanda Because I don’t … [Read more...] about Release Day for House of Courage!
Where will you find courage? “Courage is found in unlikely places.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien I love this quote from Tolkien. Courage is not always about running into a burning building or engaging on the battlefield. It’s more often in Tolkien’s “unlikely places.” For example, … [Read more...] about 5 Unlikely Places You Can Find Courage
I hope you don't mind, but I'm a little bit excited. Make that a lot excited. Dreams coming true are what dreams are made of. Wait. What? Dreams are good, exciting, but the fulfillment makes the dream worthwhile. I've waited fifty years for my first work of fiction to be published. The cover … [Read more...] about Cover Reveal: House of Courage!