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…

Seven Of Pentacles

Seven Of Pentacles Tarot Card Meaning Work and everything you’ve done to date, comes front and center with this card.  You’ve been The Job for quite some time now, and you’ve sown seeds all over the map; and you’re skill set is widening in some great ways. But you know that doesn’t come without some…

She Stops Believing – And Stops Trying

A woman doesn’t hang on forever. And when she reaches the point of no return it’s a sad day for the man. He’s lost something precious and the most unfortunate thing about the situation is that he won’t fully ealize that until it’s gone. She takes a lot beforehand. Up until the point of hitting…

Interview With Claire Stevens

Interview Guest Claire Stevens, narrator, CounterClockwise Romance Series AUTHOR: Welcome, Claire Stevens, and thank you for being our interview guest! CS: Thank you for having me here! I’m not used to getting this much attention. I hope I’m not too boring! AUTHOR: (laughing) I doubt that! Your story is amazing and we all love reading…

Now He’s Crying In His Beer

In this series it’s actually whiskey. Very expensive whiskey.  The title of this blog post is just a modern phrase. The men in my book tend to drink whiskey and wine instead of beer. Ale was actually more common at the time, but I’ll leave that discussion for another day. More than one. Yes, there’s…