While preparing to travel around the States, I had a goal to learn about "American ranch life" and how it compares to farm life in the UK ... and on this research trip, I had the opportunity to stay on a ranch, tackle some chores, get a sense of general Western experiences, and do plenty … Continue reading Hey from the USA! Part 3
Thank you for sending along more of your questions! Today I answer questions about Jigson's backstory and the ethos of writing. If you missed the previous posts, here's Part 1 and Part 2. 1. My sister and I were wondering if you have made a backstory for Jigson? Or will some more of his history … Continue reading Your Questions Answered Part 3
"What is she doing?" Andy asked in a furtive whisper, leaning close to Abby and Phil. Abby studied the object of his attention for a moment, then pursed her lips. "I know that far-away look." They turned to look again at the person staring out the window, her fingers frozen over a keyboard while a … Continue reading Announcing Baker 7
Earlier this summer, we were privileged to head on a family vacation to Barcelona, the capital of the region in Spain known as Catalonia. The trip was special to me for a few reasons, one of which being a return to the locale of my latest book, Prisoner of the Pyrenees. As we walked the … Continue reading Trip to Barcelona
A long time ago, I was tagged by author Alicia A. Willis to participate in the My Writing Process Blog Tour. This post has been in the draft pile since then, and I stumbled over it today. A little editing later, and . . . voila! What am I working on? A sketch can help … Continue reading My Writing Process
The months since our family summer holiday have been very busy indeed, and I am overjoyed to say that Prisoner of the Pyrenees - number 5 in the Baker Family Series - is almost ready for release! I have grown up reading the works of authors like R. M. Ballantyne, whose experiences prompted him to … Continue reading Nearly Here! // A Sampling of Prisoner of the Pyrenees
C. R. is a Christian author who aspires to use the powerful tool of storytelling for God’s glory. In list form, she is: A homeschool grad An avid reader since childhood (when she gets the time) Someone who can't stop writing By grace, a traveler of the world in search of characters, events, settings, cultures, … Continue reading Who is C.R.?