How many times do I have to learn this lesson? If I can wait out the sheer discomfort of facing a blank page (or, in my case, screen: I no longer write by hand) and keep my butt in the chair, eventually words will start to come. It may take minutes. It may take hours. … Continue reading Butt in Chair
I'm sitting here with a glass of iced coffee (in my neck of the woods, it was 106°F yesterday, and it's supposed to be hotter today), contemplating the holiday weekend and what I'd like to accomplish. (Mind you, when temps are hot, I feel like a slug. My husband feels the heat far more keenly … Continue reading Saturday Musings
via Eleanor Hibbert, Novelist Known As Victoria Holt and Jean Plaidy - NYTimes.com I cut my teeth on Victoria Holt's Gothic romance novels when I was about 12. They were the closest contemporary thing I could find to Jane Eyre, and they were -- and are -- wonderful, though I haven't picked one up in … Continue reading Eleanor Hibbert, Novelist Known As Victoria Holt and Jean Plaidy – NYTimes.com
September 1, 2017 TODAY: In 1906, prolific author Eleanor Hibbert, who used different pen names depending on the genre (Jean Plaidy for historical fiction, Victoria Holt for gothic romance), is born.