Saying Goodbye

Whether we’re reading a book for the first (or even the hundredth) time or we’re the ones writing the lines it’s never easy to reach that point. What point? The point when we realize that one of our beloved characters is going to die. As a reader it’s easy to throw our hands up and through anger or tears or both yell “What the …..!”, but as an author it can be even more difficult.

Sure if we knew from the very beginning we were going to have to say goodbye it may be a little easier, that is until we reach the point where we actually have to write the scene we know we’ll get hate mail for, but for those moments when the story takes on that life of its own and our fingers Continue reading


Happy Valentine’s Day

A few verses from a book called Heart Throbs published in 1947 for those lovers out there.

You Kissed Me

You kissed me! my head dropped low on your breast
With a feeling of shelter and infinite rest,
While the holy emotions my tongue dared not speak,
Flashed up as in flame, from my heart to my cheek.
Your arms held me fast; oh! your arms were so bold:
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