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WHAT I LEARNED (PART 2)

Last week I shared half a dozen things I learned while researching the story series Big Sky Country. The second book—Montana Cowboy Family—is out this month. Today, I want to share another half dozen things I learned. 1. The area … Continue reading

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WHAT I LEARNED

Seeing as this is the first day of 2017 I suppose I should say something about what I learned in 2016, but frankly, I’m ready to forget about the old year and move forward in the new. That said, I … Continue reading

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GUESS WHAT I’M DONG!

It’s August. The garden is at its peak which means… beans, peas and raspberries to pick. (that’s 5 gal. of beans.) A new book has arrived. It never gets old to get these boxes of my book. This is the … Continue reading

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HOW TO RESEARCH

Writing historicals can require a lot of research. For fun, I thought I’d list a few ways I research. 1. Get books from the library. Thank goodness for search tools and interlibrary loans. I especially like getting books written for … Continue reading

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INSTALLMENT THREE OF 5OTH BOOK CELEBRATION

I fully intended to stick to my goal of posting 10 lists of 5 things to honor the number 50. But when I started this list, I couldn’t confine it to just 5 so for this week, here is a … Continue reading

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SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS

Last night I attended a musical play put on by the local high school.   This is the picture presented on the website of the Performing Arts Center. Set in 1850 Oregon Territory, I knew I must attend this performance. … Continue reading

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LAST STOP

Two weeks ago, my blog took me to the beautiful Broadmoor hotel. It’s a place I could gladly spend a week or two for a writing retreat. My last stop on my trip to Colorado is Bent’s Old Fort on … Continue reading

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NEXT STOP

Last week I was on the train through the Royal Gorge. Did any of you guess it? Here’s a picture from the top. Can any of you guess my next stop? It would be a perfect place for a writing … Continue reading

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WHERE IN THE WORLD WAS LINDA FORD?

Yes, I’ve been away and visited a number of places. Can you guess where I was? Here are the first set of clues.               I want to know specifics. Not just a general area. … Continue reading

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SURPRISED BY THE CEDARS

One thing I really enjoy about travel is unexpected surprises. On my recent research trip to Montana I made one such discovery. I found the Ross Creek Cedars. I had no idea Montana had such stunning beauties. Some of these … Continue reading

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