Writing the Same Characters, Years Later

I'm somewhere in Chapter Three of a draft of The New Bride of Banner's Edge, which takes place in the Keegan family/Pearl Georgian England world, but focuses on a character who did not make the cut in Pearl, a lady who becomes Miles Keegan's second wife.This particular story starts in 1804, when Jane Windham's husband … Continue reading Writing the Same Characters, Years Later

2017 Goodreads Reading Challenge: 10 Books Read!

Hey! I finished reading my tenth book of the year last night!I'm so glad I decided on a 35-book challenge this year; it makes for a gentler reading pace, especially since I'm writing at the moment as well.Here is my list. Click on the title links if you're curious about my reviews (the one for … Continue reading 2017 Goodreads Reading Challenge: 10 Books Read!

The Tokyo Bus Tour: Stops 3 through 6

Senso-ji templeAll right--more Tokyo, guys!After the Imperial East Garden, we got back on the bus and headed to Asakusa, which--I have since learned--is a district in Taito, Tokyo, and used to be an entertainment district from the Edo period on to about--you guessed it--World War Two.(Are we sensing a theme here with Japanese history?)We went … Continue reading The Tokyo Bus Tour: Stops 3 through 6