Author Archives: Jeanne

Ripped From The Headlines (Sort Of)

“Where do you get your ideas?” This is the most common question writers are asked. A dream inspired Stephenie Meyer to write the blockbuster Twilight. Suzanne Collins developed what became The Hunger Games when, during an evening of channel surfing, images … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! May 2019 be a fantastic year for us all. Much happiness, excellent health, wonderful times with family and friends, and plenty of good books to read!

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to you all! I hope each of you has a wonderful day with family and friends and that you carry the spirit of Christmas in your heart throughout the coming year.    

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Oh, Panettone

It’s the time of year when not only do we pull out our Christmas decorations from the attic, closet, or basement shelves, but also memories of Christmases past emerge from the corners of our minds to keep us company while … Continue reading

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Many Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving to you all! I have much to be thankful for this year. I’ve written about my move to a new home this summer. I did it with a lot of help from my realtor, Kevin; Don, my lawyer; … Continue reading

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Building Inspiration

Did you all have a good Halloween? Anyone pay a visit to a “haunted” house? This particular holiday attraction has never been a part of my Halloween experience. I’ve visited just one spooked-out house, when I was in college and … Continue reading

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So Many Books . . .

Have you ever roamed a library, unable to find a book you wanted to read? Thousands of books and not one that appealed to you? It sounds odd, but that’s what happened to me Saturday morning when I visited my … Continue reading

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Big Magic For Writer’s Block

I’m always interested in advice on how to improve my writing and support my cozy mystery career. Through a subscription to Hiveword, I have access to over 40,000 articles on their Writer’s Knowledge Database. Name a topic of interest to authors … Continue reading

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Back to Blogging

Hi! I’ve been a terrible blogger this year. Perhaps you thought I had fallen off the face of the earth. No, I just moved. I think falling off the face of the earth would have been more fun and less … Continue reading

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Summer Days

Happy Sunday! First, an update. I’m still promoting Cast for Murder to libraries. If your library does not have a copy of the book, please ask them to order it. Thank you to the librarians who have added the latest Veronica … Continue reading

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