Goodbye 2020

I guess about now I’m getting a lot of “Amens” and “Thank Heavens” out there to my title. While I”m sure we can look back and find some good things–I published my 8th romantic suspense book, we have stayed healthy, and have family and friends near–even still this year has been one of loss, sorrow,…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, December 27

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme SEARCHING FOR JOY Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. Laughter spreads joy to others, so laugh out loud often. Kathryn Jane “The joy we feel has little to do with the…

“Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus.”

Many years ago, I worked as an archivist for the Newspaper Association of America. Basically, it’s the national association for all newspaper publishers/owners. One of the great things about working at NAA’s library was the fabulous special collection of original newspapers and other documents that dated back to the 18th century and were once personally…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, December 20

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme SEARCHING FOR JOY Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. Really look at the joyfulness of a child, then try it back on yourself. Kathryn Jane “For somehow, not only for Christmas…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, December 13

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme SEARCHING FOR JOY Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. Look for the little things that bring joy, the simple pleasures. Kathryn Jane “To get the full value of joy you must…

Follow Your Heart

I was happy publishing Romantic Suspense for more than five years. I wrote about women I’d like to hang out with–kickass women just as comfortable riding in a limo as piloting a helicopter or riding a racehorse. Women who didn’t need a handsome prince to save them. Then, after being a part of a local…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, December 6

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme SEARCHING FOR JOY Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. Christmas will be different this year. Explore the possibilities. Kathryn Jane

Vicki Batman – Vintage Christmas

My mom was a crafty person. I don’t think she ever thought she couldn’t do something. I remember her making many Christmas things–a felt decorated tablecloth, sequined ornaments, Christmas stockings. Something about appreciating handmade things has always been a part of me. So over many years, I have collected those things. When I began, I…