How about serialized reads?

How about serialized reads?

I've been giving some thought lately to serialized content and wanted to get the input from you, my darling readers...since it would be all for you anyway. =) To explain a bit what I'm thinking, when I say "serialized reads," I have in mind episodic fiction, based in my fictional world. Each...

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Word of the Week – Evolution

Word of the Week – Evolution

In The Nature of a Lady, my heroine, Lady Elizabeth "Libby" Sinclair, is a naturalist. She not only loves nature--as in, being out in it and enjoying it--she loves studying nature. Her most prized possession is a microscope, and she spends much of her holiday on St. Mary's in the Isles of Scilly...

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Word of the Week – Dreckly

Word of the Week – Dreckly

So here's the nutshell version: dreckly is just the Cornish way of saying "directly." The end. Shortest post in history. 😉 Okay, so a liiiiittle bit more. The word directly has of course been in the English language for a good long time. In the 1300s, it meant "completely." In the 1400s, it...

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What We’ve Been Reading – April 2021

What We’ve Been Reading – April 2021

April showers bring May flowers...And a whole lot of good books! What are you reading this Spring? Don't forget that The Nature of a Lady releases on Tuesday! Roseanna's Reads The Winged Watchman by Hilda Van Stockum This middle grade set in Holland during the closing days of World War II is one...

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Word of the Week – Dearover and Dearovim

Word of the Week – Dearover and Dearovim

Whenever I write a book set in a region with a dialect (or even a language) all its own, I love to look up endearments and slang unique to them. I first looked up Cornish words when I wrote A Name Unknown, set near Land's End in Cornwall. Well, I got to dust off that research again when I decided...

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Word of the Week – Incomer

Word of the Week – Incomer

In the weeks surrounding the release of The Nature of a Lady, I thought it would be fun to take a look at some words that appear in the book. We're going to start by looking at a few of the Cornish slang words that make an appearance. =) And given that my heroine is a young lady from the Somerset...

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Roseanna M. White is a bestselling, Christy Award nominated author who has long claimed that words are the air she breathes. When not writing fiction, she’s homeschooling her two kids, editing, designing book covers, and pretending her house will clean itself. Roseanna is the author of a slew of historical novels that span several continents and thousands of years. Spies and war and mayhem always seem to find their way into her books…to offset her real life, which is blessedly ordinary.