Characters And Their – ummm – Character

Hello everyone,  Aside from bracing for the impact of Hurricane Dorian, which hopefully will not be quite so bad, I have been busy launching my division of our family beekeeping business, Coastal Honey Bees LLC.  I’ve been making my own soaps by hand, and I have so far successfully made 5 different varieties:  White Coconut…

She Wants To Be The Woman In The Picture

A short history lesson about photography.   Commercial photography got its start in 1839, so during my CounterClockwise series that art was still in its infancy and very technology-forward. Smart ladies and gentlemen of fashion began displaying photographs on fireplaces mantles, parlor room tables and hung them on walls to show off their savvy sense…

Many Years Later A Sad Meeting

Kicking around this idea. I have a couple who are bound together by true love, yet the man remains distant and remote, even though his heart clearly belongs to her. There are several ways that this particular story can end between them. They are minor, yet important, characters in CounterClockwise, and I’m wondering about how…

Spellbound

Hitting all the right notes.   That’s what romantic fiction is all about.  How she feels when she looks at him.  How he feels when he says her name.  Sigh.  It’s grand, isn’t it? Yes.  For certain it is grand.  But, not always.  There’s thorns among the roses as we well know. Today though, I…

His Dream Girl

She’s the girl of his dreams…but… Our story continues with one of our most attractive male characters still in denial about the lady who owns his heart. Not stole it mind you, no she didn’t need to do that, she just walked in and bought it. That’s how it was and how it still is….

Queen Of Swords

Queen Of Swords Meaning Traditionally, The Queen Of Swords is a cool, intellectual kind of lady, who rules her people with a just and logical hand. She’s kind when the situation calls for kindness and doles out punishment – mainly in the way of cutting people off or cutting them down verbally – when she…