For something different, I have written a little back-story from the point-of-view of one of my other main characters. Read an earlier post HERE.
Louie looked at… Continue
Added by Jeanette Hornby on May 2, 2013 at 7:51am —
Thanks, Faith, for stopping by and answering a few questions.
I’d like to start by thanking you for having me here.
My pleasure.… Continue
Added by Jeanette Hornby on April 28, 2013 at 3:00am —
For something different, I have written a little back-story from the point-of-view of one of my other main characters.
Here's Louie's Story
Louie sifted through the charred remains of his… Continue
Added by Jeanette Hornby on April 19, 2013 at 8:23am —
Characters are fundamental to a story and may be classified as ‘good’, ‘bad’ or ‘neutral’.
A ‘good’ character does what is right or tries to. A ‘bad’ character causes the needed conflict in the story usually because of their selfishness. A ‘neutral’ character is often a… Continue
Added by Jeanette Hornby on March 24, 2013 at 11:43pm —
4 and a half Stars. Another well-written, enthralling novel by Malla Duncan. The situation was gripping, the characters strong and intriguing. This is the third book by the author that I've…
Added by Jeanette Hornby on March 24, 2013 at 2:00am —
I came into the world on October 18, 1961. John F. Kennedy was President of the United States. The film West Side Story was released, and would go on to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Major League Baseball was celebrating Roger Maris of the New York Yankees, who hit a… Continue
Added by Jeanette Hornby on February 26, 2013 at 3:41am —
BEFORE YOU KNEW YOU OWNED IT
Expect nothing. Live frugally
Added by Jeanette Hornby on February 19, 2013 at 9:49am —
After a horror 2012, I am determined to do things differently this year. I aim to look at life in a spiritual way and not be taken in by the physical aspects of this planet. That includes the dramas that people create.
When my first grandchild was born, three weeks ago,… Continue
Added by Jeanette Hornby on February 10, 2013 at 12:00am —
Paranormal Romance Author of The Dream Series, Gladys Quintal, shares a personal story.
Instead of writing about my books, I thought I would share my experiences with another subject close to my heart.
Added by Jeanette Hornby on February 5, 2013 at 8:00am —
I am often asked if my book characters are real people. That’s a tricky question. I’d have to say yes and no.
As a writer, I use my experiences, and to some degree, the people I’ve met, in my novels. This does not mean that my stories are ‘real’ or that any… Continue
Added by Jeanette Hornby on February 2, 2013 at 7:30am —
C.J. Johnson is a full-time mum, a full-time carer/cleaner/cook/handy-woman, a full-time daydreamer–and she wouldn't have it any other way. The urge to write hounded her constantly throughout her childhood, through her teens and into… Continue
Added by Jeanette Hornby on January 29, 2013 at 1:39am —
My current WIP is in the final editing stages. I hope. I’m up to the sixth draft but I think there are another two on the way.
I am ridding the story of the unnecessary ‘he said, she said, he watched, she saw’ etc, hoping for a better flow… Continue
Added by Jeanette Hornby on January 23, 2013 at 9:50am —
We do not remember days,
we remember moments.
- Cesare Pavese
I became a grandmother six days ago. In one word – Wow! To hold my precious…
Added by Jeanette Hornby on January 21, 2013 at 2:58am —
I have been tagged by Malla Duncan. So please check out her Next Big Thing. … Continue
Added by Jeanette Hornby on January 17, 2013 at 7:30am —
This book is a work of fiction set in the small, rural town of Waroona in the 1970’s. The story follows the experiences of the main character, Emilia (Milly) Garcia, and her best friend, Patricia (Patty) Brennan. Milly is trying to come to terms with her Italian heritage, the unfamiliar… Continue
Added by Jeanette Hornby on December 12, 2012 at 12:58am —
Death separated them... but the will of the Universe gave them a second chance to be together. Brianna and Kalen embark on a difficult mission to save their civilizations from the evil designs of Ellette and her minions. Their love, forbidden by the laws of Ethos, are challenged by… Continue
Added by Jeanette Hornby on December 7, 2012 at 8:29am —
The Christmas Cardinal
I saw a sweet cardinal chirp away; Continue
Singing an ancient Christmas Carol
On a frosty Christmas Day;
filling nature with its Canticle.
Winter spread her white kerchief;
The heavens lit Earth's path..
Underneathe the tree, quiet and attentive,
Enthralled I sat there like a good little lass.
No choir ever sang so divinely
Than this little Christmas…
Added by Jeanette Hornby on November 30, 2012 at 12:51am —
The clock on the wall seemed frozen and Candy sighed. The afternoon had dragged on and on until every minute seemed like…
Added by Jeanette Hornby on November 30, 2012 at 12:30am —
When a young woman vanishes without a trace from a quaint fishing village on the coast of England only one person knows the truth, but he remains silent allowing the authorities to search for her in vain.
Meanwhile, Valerie Crane finds herself…
Added by Jeanette Hornby on November 19, 2012 at 3:45am —
I live in the south west of Western Australia, about one and half hours’ drive from the city of Perth. Ours is a vast and solitary state and I’ve travelled far and wide.
My travels gave me a better appreciation of the journeys of our pioneers and the difficulties they must have encountered. The sheer size and… Continue
Added by Jeanette Hornby on November 19, 2012 at 3:43am —