My book arrived on book store shelves in Winnipeg three weeks early and I received my author copies from the publisher as well, which set off a whirlwind week for me.
In this post find out why I have dedicated my book to my mother.
Find out how I used famous paintings of millinery shops and a video about making brewery flour to do research for my novel.
What role does music play in Lost on the Prairie?
My talented cousin Carol has done another illustration of a scene from Lost on the Prairie. Check it out!
Read about the unusual Christmas gift I received from my husband Dave.
My cousin Carol has illustrated one of the opening scenes from Lost on the Prairie. She’s included so many wonderful details.
Meet Jacqui Thomas the talented designer who created the cover of my book.
I made items from a meal in my book for a party with other authors.
The puzzles from wire and nails made by an old family friend inspired me to have my hero Peter play with a similar puzzle.
Read about how my hero Peter meets Mark Twain in a Minneapolis hotel.
One chapter in Lost on the Prairie takes place in the Krug Amusement Park in Omaha Nebraska.
I never met my Great Aunt Alma but a few lines in a memoir she wrote inspired my novel.
Having my author photo taken for my publisher was an interesting experience as was choosing which photo to use.
Peter my hero has just finished reading Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling when his adventure begins and he often compares his own experiences with those in the novel.
Read the 30-second description of my novel’s plot.
I have received some valuable advice from Beryl Young another author who has published with Heritage House.
A mystery editor provided me with encouragement just when I needed it most.