Originally posted on before the second sleep: The Price by Martha Kennedy Winner of the B.R.A.G Medallion It’s been awhile since I’ve read anything from Martha Kennedy, and it didn’t take very long, once I opened up The Price, for me to settle into her simultaneously dramatic and rhythmic style of writing. Old worldish yet…
No Where Near Being a Master Every time I paint, I paint a masterpiece. It’s true. I am completely in love with most of my paintings as I’m painting one and right after I finish it. Then, with few exceptions, I’m not in love with it any more. Sometimes I’m on to the next one, sometimesContinue reading “About Painting”
Last week I was interviewed by a young journalist, Rebecca Copley, who works for the local newspaper, The Monte Vista Journal. I’d sent them a press release about the upcoming book launch (October 26 at the Narrow Gauge Book Coop in Alamosa), and Rebecca called. The paper wanted to do a feature. One of theContinue reading “Extra! Extra! Baby Duck Hits the Front Page!”
…”Ms Kennedy proves a fine storyteller and I was engaged right from the start and carried along by the drama. It is claimed by historians that the Protestant Reformation shaped modern day Europe, helping to draw the boundaries of each nation state, as powerful forces coalesced around their preferred new religious leader, and thus theirContinue reading “Wonderful Review of The Brothers Path by Tracy Rail”
What started here on WordPress as a blog, is now an award-winning memoir. One reader said, “I started reading your book today. Martha—I love it…If ever there was a love story—this is it.” It is a love story. Another reader says, “Ms. Kennedy’s narratives are rich with sensory descriptions and heart-warming adventures. Anyone who loves hiking andContinue reading “Now an Award-Winning Book!!!!”
CHAUCER BOOK AWARDS 2017 Short Listers for Historical Fiction pre-1750s This is the Official Semi-Finalists List of the Authors and Titles of Works that have been SHORT-LISTED for the Chaucer 2017 Book Awards. These titles will now compete for the First In Category positions. The Chaucer Awards FIRST IN CATEGORY sub-genres are: Pre-Historical Fiction, Ancient HistoricalContinue reading “Good News for Martin of Gfenn!”
Christmas at the Leper Community in the village of Gfenn, Switzerland, sometime in the mid-13th century. Posted on “Before the Second Sleep” — book blog by Lisl Zlitni, part of her Journey to Zürich series.