Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Legend of the Mer III Cover Reveal ;)

Here it is everyone, my new book cover for the third in my Legend of the Mer series.

This is Lizzy Prentis, Rose and Cole's daughter and sister to Jedediah and Will.  Her half-sister Lana, is Queen of the Mer.

Derek Murphy helped me create a cover which would show the other side of Safe Harbor Island with Lighthouse and Keeper's house.

I'm still in the last edits for the book, so I'm hoping to do a pre-order soon.

Keep a look-out!  ;)

Monday, April 6, 2015

Poems & Prayers of Helen Steiner Rice

Whenever I'm not feeling well or just need to rewind and refocus, I like to read a poem or two from this wonderful book.

One of my favorite poems of hers is The Bend in the Road.

Helen Steiner Rice was a strong woman of faith who was especially tested when her husband, a bank manager during the stock market crash, committed suicide after only three years of marriage.

She had been an advertising manager (which was rare for a woman in those days), a chairman of the Women's Public Information Committee of the Electric Light Association, and campaigned for women's rights and improved working conditions.

She became a successful businesswoman and lecturer.  She wrote verse for the Gibson Greetings card company.

Some of her poems were even read on the Lawrence Welk television show during the 1960's.

Her books of inspirational poetry have now sold nearly seven million copies.

Helen Steiner Rice (May 19, 1900 - April 23, 1981).

To find out more about this amazing woman check out:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Steiner_Rice

She's been an inspiration to many and will continue through the ages.  She's definitely been an inspiration to me.  ;)