Is redemption possible for a fictional character who commits truly heinous crimes? The recent controversy over the Vivian Awards shows many people believe they can’t. But the real question is…What kind of redemption are we talking about?
Tag: Leya Delray
All the Reasons I Love BookBub (vs. Goodreads)
In this post I compare two popular platforms, Goodreads and BookBub, and tell you all the reasons I love BookBub best…
The Storyteller in the Graveyard – A Poem
A lament for the countless stories that are lost, every day, as memories die with the people who lived them…
My Top Author Buys in 2020 (#3)
Welcome to the third and final post in my Best Author Buys of 2020 series! This week I’m introducing you to the only physical item on this list, and and one of the most fantastic gadgets I have ever encountered. Not just for authors either…
A Note to the Mice
I’ve written a new poem. It’s a note to the furry intruders who have been plaguing my life recently. (Now if only I could get them to read the blog…)
RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCEMENT!
I’m so excited to announce the official release date for the audiobook version of Where Daffodils Bloom! (Even if there’s a few hiccups in the process).
A QUOTE IN CONTEXT – What did Franklin really think about Liberty and Safety?
I went down a research rabbit hole to find the origin of a famous Benjamin Franklin quote. Found out some surprising things along the way…
A Bit of Poetry
I was sitting out in the yard enjoying the springtime when I got the idea for this lighthearted poem. Thought my readers might enjoy it as much as I did…
Declutter Your Command Center (The Cure for Chronic Writer’s Block)
I’m guest posting today over at Kellyn Roth’s blog, sharing some tips on overcoming chronic writer’s block (and also quietly hinting that I might be starting another book)…
History in Full Color
I’m so excited to share a few restored and colorized photos of the characters from “Where Daffodils Bloom.” Especially this beautiful portrait of Lily that was not discovered until after the book was published. So cool to see history in full color!