Spotlight: ANNA OF KLEVE by Alison Weir

ANNA OF KLEVE at Penguin Random House I think this is the last summer book to tell you about.  I don’t have time to write a full review and I didn’t make that commitment, but I wanted you to know about it.  I’m a history buff and Tudor England is one of my favorites.  I’m…

Historical Arts & Crafts

  http://www.sho.com/the-tudors Every time I watch the Tudors, I come away desperately wanting to write letters and make jewelry.  I’m pretty good at the jewelry making part, but I still need to get into the letter-writing part.  https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=niZANtuZomIC&source=productsearch&utm_source=HA_Desktop_US&utm_medium=SEM&utm_campaign=PLA&pcampaignid=MKTAD0930BO1&gclid=CImozM-S-dACFeIcMgod9qIOzA&gclsrc=ds&dclid=COj-38-S-dACFVQ4TwodrPQBiQ It’s an art form lost in this modern age of email and Twitter.  Check out the Book…

Anne Boleyn, Phillippa Gregory, and Bringing Characters to Life

  Creating characters who feel like living, breathing people is a primary task for any storyteller.  We live with them day and night.  They wake us up and make demands in the middle of the night.  Personally, I miss them like old friends after the story is done.  I have to go back and reread…