Monthly Archives: June 2011

West Virginia Day – June 20

June 20 celebrates the birth of my home state. West Virginia was founded in 1863. I just returned from WV on Sunday. I love driving the mountain roads, but I’m sure many others do not. They are intimidated by the … Continue reading

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Remembering Errol Flynn on June 20

“I am the epitome of Twentieth Century cosmopolitanism, but I should have an explorer in the time of Magellan” – Errol Flynn. Errol Flynn was a rugged, handsome actor. I have watched him over the years, and I have enjoyed … Continue reading

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Description 101

Below, is my post from Savvy Authors from their “craft” series. Description 101 Trained as a journalist and a grant writer, I have over the last three years assumed a quasi-methodical way of addressing description in my fictional writing. As … Continue reading

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BBC Magazine on “Why We Love the Tale of King Arthur”

A new television series is the latest dramatisation of the Camelot myth. But why is the legend of King Arthur such a compelling one in culture? For a man who may or may not have wandered Britain some 1,500 years … Continue reading

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D-Day Remembered

The Denver Post has 56 magnificent images to commemorate the D-Day Invasion at Normandy. Check it out at http://blogs.denverpost.com/captured/2009/06/05/the-65th-anniversary-of-d-day-on-the-normandy-beaches/306/

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“Jane (Austen) in June”

Join the “Jane in June” read along of the timeless classic Pride and Prejudice on The Book Rat website. Go to http://www.thebookrat.com/2011/06/jane-in-june-ii-main-page.html for more information.

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Jane(Austen) in June

The Book Rat Blog is celebrating “Jane (Austen) in June” throughout the month. I will be adding an interview and giveaway during the last week of the month, as well as contributing to several summary posts with friends from Austen … Continue reading

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