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Review: LETTERS FROM SKYE

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August 12, 2013 by kristin

Full disclosure: I hung out with Jessica Brockmole, the author of Letters From Skye, at the Historical Novel Society conference …
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Etymology Junkie

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August 10, 2013 by kristin

My new favorite thing is the Online Etymology Dictionary. For the past month, I’ve been working on yet another revision …
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A New Hairstyle for Annabelle

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July 25, 2013 by kristin

During my most recent revision of my novel, I realized I had a failure of imagination when it came to …
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Review: ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE

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July 16, 2013 by kristin

I heard about ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE by Stephanie Lehmann¬†and immediately went and pre-ordered it on Amazon. Literally, that minute. I …
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The Opposite of Optimistic

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July 10, 2013 by kristin

It’s amazing how much hormones amplify feelings. When I was pregnant with my second daughter, everything seemed a bigger deal. …
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Reading Is Fundamental

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July 6, 2013 by kristin

I’ve managed to read more historical fiction in the past two weeks than in the entire previous year, pitiful considering …
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Choppity Chop

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July 1, 2013 by kristin

I’m a rule follower, always have been. I can still feel the sting of humiliation from that one time my …
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Them’s Fightin’ Words

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June 27, 2013 by kristin

The Saturday night banquet at the Historical Novel Society conference was a mostly uneventful affair – mahi mahi, scrumptious cheesecake, …
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Kindred Spirits

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June 24, 2013 by kristin

I’ve just returned from one of the most rewarding weekends of my life, at the Historical Novel Society’s annual conference. …
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Danny and the Wave of Nostalgia

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June 4, 2013 by kristin

At the doctor’s office yesterday, I found a dog-eared copy of Syd Hoff’s 1958 classic Danny and the Dinosaur in …
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Historical fiction writer and reader. Procrastinator. Sewist. Slytherin. Fan of red lipstick, rock 'n' roll, and everything vintage.

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The Boy in the Red Dress

When her drag queen best friend is accused of murdering a socialite, a Jazz Age Veronica Mars searches for the real killer in the seedy underbelly and glittering upper crust of 1931 New Orleans.

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