Here are a couple of pics I found on Pinterest.

As you all may have figured out by now, Hemingway is one of my favorite authors and I  particularly like this quote.

Look inside to what rings true for you. In other words, what moves you, what makes you say to yourself, “This is truth. This is important.”

Then write about it. The genre doesn’t matter. A truth can be encompassed in any genre. It’s all in how it’s presented.

The other quote just made me laugh. Probably because this is how I write.

I run a scene through my head till it feels like I’m watching a movie and then, I put it on paper. My process. It works for me.

Hello. I am the author of the Historical Fiction novel called Mamie Garrison. It is a tale of slavery, abolition, romance and history, set in the years just prior to the Civil War. It is available on Kindle for .99 and on Kindle Unlimited; also in paperback. Mamie Garrison has a dual storyline. The present day story involves Bella and Andrew finding Mamie's journals. Their story includes romance and paranormal aspects. Mamie's story follows her adventures as an abolitionist through her journals. There are some mysteries as well as an unusual background in Mamie's life. I have completed book two in my series. Colin Garrison is available for preorder at and will be published on November 30th, 2017. Please see my Colin Garrison page under the menu option for a small sample of this new book. I am 60 and married with one adult child and one grandchild. I have always enjoyed the written word and have been a voracious reader from my early youth. I am inspired by many authors in the historical fiction genre. I am also a lover of Russian literature, particularly Tolstoy and Doestoyefsky. I find great inspiration for creating characters by looking at the ones these two authors have created. There is such a depth to them. I have written for most of my life in one form or another. I have dabbled in poetry and songwriting, and have more started novels than finished ones. In my free time, I like reading, history and travel. I am interested in genealogy and working on my family tree. I live in the Midwest United States with my husband, Chris and my dog, Max.

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