Saturday Six #15: Freighter Fun Facts

Sometimes I’m on the fence about doing research for my historical novels. I absolutely love making discoveries that will fit into the books, but I confess to being a terrible nonfiction reader. It takes me forever to complete research, whether using primary or secondary sources, and I get distracted very easily. It’s a wonder I …

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Saturday Six #11: One Obsession to Rule Them All

Isn’t it great when you’re talking with a longtime friend and you suddenly find something new that you have in common? This happened to me a few weeks ago when a friend and I discovered our mutual love for The Lord of the Rings. Many a Facebook chats were then filled with movie lines, book-movie …

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Saturday Six #7: Christmas Movies

I love Christmas, so you’ll have to forgive another holiday-themed Saturday Six. (There will be one next week, too, so consider yourself warned!) Yesterday on my way to work, the radio station was doing their daily brain-buster game, and the question was, “Fifty percent of people surveyed list this as their favorite holiday activity.” I …

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