It’s been a busy few months. First, I decided to write a ‘How-to’ book, my first excursion into non-fiction writing. I’m an artist as well as an author, so writing a book about painting watercolour seascapes seemed like a good idea at the time. It has been a steep learning curve – six demonstrations, each … More Busy, busy
Having spent the last seven months immersed in 19th century England and the loves and trials of my forebears, I emerged from the first edit to discover the kitchen is spattered in grease, everywhere needs vacuuming, the dog needs grooming, and the garden needs weeding. Now, I’m not saying I haven’t done anything but write … More Kindred and Affinity – First edit done – A sneak peek.
Wow! Fairy whispers indeed. Thank you so much for this wonderful review. You might be interested to know that I actually did rune castings, using scrabble letters, when I got stuck in the plot. The results were spooky! Alana is the person I might have been had I had the courage. I loved writing this … More Colleen’s 2019 #Book #Reviews – “The Silence of the Stones,” by Author, Rebecca Bryn, @RebeccaBryn1
It’s almost Remembrance Day, the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month – time to remember the courage of those who endured the horror and deprivations of two world wars both at home and abroad. Two novels, Touching the Wire and The Dandelion Clock, celebrate their courage, endurance, faith, hope, and love. … More The Courage of a Christmas Past – Two books at a bargain price for a few days only.
‘Forgive them, Father, for they know not what they do.’ As an atheist, I view forgiveness on a personal scale, and I admire those who through faith can forgive what seem to me to be unforgiveable acts. Certainly, if you can rid yourself of the eroding and destructive feelings of anger or injustice that eat … More Forgiveness – what, who, when, or if?
SNEAK PEEK EXCERPT FROM ON DIFFERENT SHORES – Book One of FOR THEIR COUNTRY’S GOOD. It’s England, 1841, Jem has been transported to Van Diemen’s Land and Ella, pregnant and penniless, is desperate to follow him… Back at her lodgings, she gathered together what wealth she had: the silver-backed mirror her mother had given her, … More What chance did she have of following her heart? Sneak peek.