Book Events! Save the Dates!

Upcoming Events: Saturday March 21 – Join me at The Winchester Book Gallery for a Fiery Arrow signing…St. Patrick’s week! Saturday March 14 – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Fiery Arrow at The Coterie in Sperryville, VA! Saturday, February 7, 2015, 2 – 4 pm– The Winchester Book Gallery, Winchester, VA – Once A Goddess book talk and signing. We’ll discuss the myth of Brigid the…

An Ungraceful Gesture

Originally posted on Eunoia Review:
Grif didn’t know what to make of the new teacher dressed in an oversized man’s wool sweater and a long patchwork hippie skirt. Three weeks ago, at the interview, Lila Waterford had worn a smart two-piece suit, heels, and carried an expensive leather briefcase. An import from Phoenix, he thought she’d bring a little professionalism to the rural one-building…

Thank You, Brawen’s Journey Readers!

For two days in a row, Brawen’s Journey: Fire and Ash, a companion short story to the novel, Fiery Arrow, has been in the Amazon Kindle top 100! About Brawen’s Journey: With Patrick’s help, Brawen escapes a life of slavery at the hands of Irish raiders. But her journey home becomes her most difficult challenge yet. Her village is in ruins. Her family has…

Lisa J. Yarde, Author of the Sultana series!

Your novel, Sultana: The Bride Price, is part of a series. Tell us a little bit about the Sultana and her story.   My heroine Jazirah is based on a historical figure, the cousin and eventual wife of the Moorish Sultan of Granada Muhammad V, born in Spain when a fourth of the Iberian peninsula remained under Muslim rule. The character of Jazirah is…

Patrick Ross, Author of Committed: A Memoir of the Artist’s Road

Patrick Ross hosts an inspiring website, The Artists Road, which focuses on an “art-committed life.” Patrick and I met on Twitter, both, a few years ago, looking into low-residency MFA programs. Patrick’s book, A Memoir of the Artist’s Road will be released from Black Rose Writing. Read on to see how Patrick balances work, family, and art.   1. Your travel memoir, Committed: A…