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!”
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.
I’m very excited about participating in the upcoming Book Blizzard, the San Luis Valley Holiday Book Fair, Friday, December 2 at 5 PM – 8 PM in the Nielsen Library at Adams State University, 208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, Colorado I will have some copies of each of my novels, Martin of Gfenn, Savior, and The Brothers Path for saleContinue reading “Book Signing! Reading! Fun!”
Lisl Zlitni has kindly invited me to write a guest post on her blog, Before the Second Sleep, in connection with a series she’s doing on my novels. Here’s Journey to Zürich. Zürich Through Time and Space by Martha Kennedy Grossmünster (Great Church) My relationship with Zürich did not start well. On my first visitContinue reading “The Story of Zürich and Me”