Losing Your Soulmate: Writing While Grieving

I started a book February of 2018, hoping I could finish it and publish it before the end of the year. But as I have said often enough, life intrudes, sometimes in ways you hope it doesn’t. How do you … Continued

No Broad Shoulders? No Romance.

I nearly zapped a historical romance out of my iPad in exasperation, while reading it one evening. Not because it was badly written. Nor was it boring. Rather, it annoyed me that for the umpteenth time, the author describes her … Continued

Court Your Love With A Serenade

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It’s Valentine or maybe you’ve just begun a-courting. Serenade or champagne? Would you take Honoré de Balzac‘s word for it? Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane. That works. But, maybe, only where you can get champagne. … Continued

How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways

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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of being and ideal grace. Elizabeth Barrett Browning … Continued