Autism: Not Different Enough

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When I read Gloria Doty’s book about her daughter with autism, I felt a great kinship with her. As you know, my twin adult sons also have a diagnosis of autism. As we venture into adulthood with them, I found this book an absolute comfort. It helped me realize that I’m not the only one experiencing all these new adventures in many of the same ways.

If you know someone with a child with autism, I hope you’ll share this interview with them. It’s such an important one, and helps parents understand the importance of getting guardianship for their adult child with autism.

This is a beautiful book, and I enjoyed reading it. It reads fast, and it feels like you’re sitting with Gloria and having a chat. I loved it so much I had to do an interview. What follows is the delightful time I had with Gloria discussing this gem of a book.

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Love and Cowboys: An Interview with Author Gloria Doty

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Gloria Doty, Author

If you’re into cowboys and romance, you’re going to love Gloria Doty and her new romance novels! What’s not to like about a title and cover like this? Bring a cowboy home? Don’t mind if I do…

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I fell in love with the book as soon as I saw it. And I pretty much fell in love with Gloria that way, too. She is a jewel. A people person and mother of a live-in adult daughter with autism, Gloria is a fascinating human being. She has a magnetic personality and we clicked immediately. Besides being an all-around great gal, her grit and work ethic are traits I highly admire.

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Her newest book is a winner, too:

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Below is an interview I did with Gloria. What a lovely woman and what a great author! You’re going to love her and her books!

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Interview with author Amy Clipston

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You are going to love this interview with best-selling author of Amish fiction, Amy Clipston!

I fell in love with Amy’s work after reading her non-fiction biography, The Gift of Love about her husband’s journey with kidney disease. I loved that book, and you can read about it and view an interview about it here.

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She has several new Amish books out. I don’t know how she does it, but she keeps churning them out!

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Released 8/16/16

Amy’s Amish series include the Kauffman Amish Bakery Series and the Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel Series. Her books have achieved the Christian Fiction bestseller lists, including the CBA (Christian Book Association) bestseller list and the ECPA (Evangelical Christian Publishers Association) bestseller list.

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Released 11/29/16

Get your cuppa ready and settle in for a fascinating interview with Amy!

(Leave a comment below and you will be entered in a drawing for a book from Amy! She’s giving away three of them! Yay!)

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Introducing Spunk & Sass!

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I’m super excited to introduce you to my new talk show with co-host, Shelley Wilburn: Spunk & Sass!

Spunk and Sass are two spunky, sassy grandmas talking about current events and spiritual matters as only we can. Shelley and I give a clear view of real life in a laid back, hilarious setting. You think you’re sitting in the room with us because well, you are!

 

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Shelley and I don crazy hats, share our drink of the day (no, we don’t drink alcohol, though sometimes our antics make that questionable…)

I created this show and invited Shelley to join me because I wanted there to be a Christian voice that came across as real and not phony, pious or stuffy. Trust me. This show is about as far from stuffy as the east is from the west.

I hope you’ll tune in and join us! Since I’m student teaching this semester, I don’t yet know how many episodes per month we’ll be able to do, but the goal is to do at least one show a week.

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We’ve had so many problems launching this show! You wouldn’t believe the tech problems we’ve had. From my computer biting the dust over the summer, to audio and video problems. Someone is very scared of this launch!

There are two ways to enjoy the show. You can watch it on YouTube (there really are some funny things on there) or you can listen on Spreaker! You can even download the program to your phone from Spreaker and enjoy us on the go!

Sit back, grab a cuppa and enjoy! We hope you’ll love us!

 

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How did the month of May get here so fast?

No, I didn’t fall off the face of the earth.

My website has been having major problems, and I was having a difficult time getting in touch with my web people. There were (and still are a few) some glitches that made it plain ugly, so I was reluctant to post content that brought people to an unprofessional looking page.

Alas, in the meantime, I got behind on my Brilliant Blog Awards!

So here they are for the months of February, March and April:

February:

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Kristen Lamb’s Blog. This is my go-to blog for writing. I always read this one. Kristen is a machine. She writes meaningful, useful content and lots of it. I’m always learning from her!

March:

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People of One Fire. This is one of my favorite blogs, if not my very favorite, on Native American and Ancient American culture, architecture, and history. The copious amounts of information constantly blows my mind. How do people find time to write that much on one blog? It’s incredible!

April:

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Elaine Stock’s Everyone’s Story. I admire Elaine’s work ethic when it comes to blogging. She’s consistent, hardworking, and loves to promote other authors. Her blog’s new makeover is a treat for the eyes. And the content is fantastic. I’m so excited that she won this award!

So, there you go! Better late than never, I always say. <sigh> I’ll do better. I promise.

Whose blogs do you love the most? Let me know in the comments below! And stay tuned for May’s pick!

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What’s on your writing desk, Karen Wingate?

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I’m so pleased to introduce my readers to Karen Wingate. I got to meet Karen in person at ACFW Conference 2015, and we sat by one another during the awards banquet. She is the loveliest, sweetest soul. We were both in tears when fellow author, Kate Breslin, won the Carol! I fell in love with Karen that night, watching her rejoice with other authors. I knew in her I had a kindred spirit. But enough blathering, I’m sure you’re eager to meet her, too. So here we go.

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Karen claims to be “an ordinary woman who has watched a powerful God do awesome things.” She lives in the farmland of Western Illinois and is married to a minister. They live with a bossy Welsh Corgi and are parents to two “grown and gone awesome daughters who are using their God given gifts to make a difference in their corner of the world.”

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Karen loves “cooking, Corgis (did I already say that?), knitting, reading, history, reading about history, and of course, writing, especially writing about God’s place in history. I love to share how God does great things through ordinary people and I love connecting with my Christian sisters to hear how God is transforming their lives and using them to extend God’s grace to those around them.”

Since Karen is such a gifted writer, I’m going to let her tell you about her cozy writing space. Take it away, Karen!

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I love my writing room! Even though I’ve worked as a writer for nearly thirty years, I’ve had my own special room for only the last five years. Since my husband is a minister, we’ve lived in parsonages most of those years and I’ve been afraid to ask to decorate a room to fit my taste. I finally got the nerve and created my own space. One of our elders even did the painting for me! I’m glad I did. My room has become more than my office; it’s my own personal retreat where I feel calm, comfortable and quiet, a place where I can think big thoughts.

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I find the tan walls with lime green accents soothing and relaxing. So does my husband who often wanders into my room in the evening to sit on the bed and chat. I’ve hung two picture on the wall above my desk that remind me daily of my purpose. The larger picture depicts a scene I would like to write about some day. The Moravian missionary, David Zeisburger was called to share Christ with the Delaware Indians. My framed art tells the story of the first time he preached to a group. You can see his audience in various stages of accepting the Gospel message. The smaller picture was taken by a friend at a writer’s conference. That’s a sunrise, not a sunset and it reminds me to keep dreaming, and that God’s faithfulness is new every morning.

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On the opposite side, I have a day bed for guests or for when I want to stretch out and read. The knitted squares on the bed are part of the afghan throw I’m creating for the bed, another expression of my creativity.

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My old and faithful Welsh Corgi, Tuesday often sleeps by my side. She asks for walks less often now but I often stay at my desk longer than I intend because I don’t want to disturb her.

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As women’s ministry director at my local church, I oversee the programs of our Women’s Fellowship and facilitate two on-site and one online Bible study small groups. Right now, our network of groups include over 45 women. In addition to prepare bible study materials, I keep up with my blog at www.graceonparade.com and write articles for The Lookout. I’m currently working on a contemporary romantic suspense set in Southern Arizona and have dreams of writing several historical fiction novels set in Ohio, Kansas and Illinois, all places where we have lived and served in the ministry. Finally I’m waiting for the green light to write a book of adult bible study materials for a company that has previously produced my children’s curriculum.

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Regardless of the space you have as a writer, I encourage you to make it your own. It doesn’t take much—framed art, your personal color scheme or even something whimsical like a stuffed teddy bear or a Mrs. Potato Head like I have in my room. For years, I kept a figurine of a Norman Rockwell self-portrait that reminded me to look into myself and be who I really am in God’s eyes. Surround yourself with symbols that represent you, your faith and your passion.

Karla: Karen, I absolutely love your space. And I have wanted an office with a bed for years! I think it would be lovely to take a little nap to recharge right there in my writing space. I’ve even considered making a nest under my desk. Hee hee.

Everyone, be sure to connect with Karen online. She has the most lovely blog and was the winner of one of my January Brilliant Blog Award Picks!

Website: www.graceonparade.com

Facebook Author page: https://www.facebook.com/graceonparade/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/kwingate715

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What’s on your writing desk, Janet Grunst?

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I’m so happy to introduce Janet Grunst to you for our writing desk feature!

Janet lives in Williamsburg, in Southeastern Virginia, part of Virginia’s Historic Triangle (Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown) which nurtures her love of history and her writing. She shares life there with Ken, her husband and Scotty, a very entertaining Westie.

When Janet’s not writing, she is probably reading, cooking, or working in her garden. She also enjoys serving in her church and participating in Community Bible Study, where she has served in leadership for the past thirty years.

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The porch is a perfect spot for reading and plotting her historical fiction stories. But the real work takes place in their family room where she spends hours researching and writing either for her stories or blog posts.

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“Ken and I, both serious introverts, have an ideal set up. I write upstairs at one end of the house, and he builds guitars in his workshop downstairs at the other end of the house. Both of us enjoy our solitary pursuits as well as our time together.”

Janet just signed a contract with Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas to publish the first story of her Revolutionary War trilogy! Congratulations, Janet!

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She is represented by Linda Glaz at the Hartline Literary Agency.

You can find Janet online here:

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https://www.facebook.com/janet.grunst

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What’s on your writing desk, Cynthia T. Toney?

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Today’s writing space is brought to us by former advertising designer, marketing director and interior decorator, Cynthia T. Toney. She has a BA in art education with a minor in history. She knew she was a writer when she got in trouble for rewriting ad copy without permission at a large daily newspaper she worked for. (I love it!)

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When she’s not cooking Cajun or Italian  food (yum!), Cynthia writes historical and contemporary teen fiction containing elements of mystery and romance. The first edition of her debut novel, Bird Face, won a 2014 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, Bronze, in the Pre-teen Mature Issues category!

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With a new publisher for an entire Bird Face series, the original story is now Book One and titled 8 Notes to a Nobody. Book Two is 10 Steps to Girlfriend Status. Look for more books in the series in the near future from Write Integrity Press.

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Let’s find out where Cynthia creates these award-winning books!

Karla: Cynthia, I’m so excited to have you on my blog today. Tell us all about your writing nest.

Cynthia: My current workspace was meant to be temporary when my husband and I moved 500 miles from Mississippi to Texas in April, but I’ve become quite comfortable in what will soon become the guest room. So one photo shows a space in use, while the other shows a space I’m designing in the designated office/study of the house. It looks so fresh and clean, I hate to move the computer and other stuff in there.

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Karla: Oooo, I love that curved desk. The carpet is lovely, too. I’m a snacker when I write (unfortunately). Do you have anything nearby when you’re creating?

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Cynthia: I like to keep the following close at hand on or near my desk:

  • A colorful napkin for use when snacking. I’ll eat almost anything at my desk, but today I tried to be good and ate baby carrots.
  • Brain supplements. A bottle of DMAE sits there now.
  • Handwritten notes to myself.
  • Tissues. Not just for crying.
  • A cushion for the tushie.
  • A novel by an author I admire.
  • My paper files, although poorly arranged. I would’ve made a terrible secretary.
  • A dog or two or three, although they made themselves scarce when I started taking photographs.
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Karla: Oh, I can totally relate to baby carrots, DMAE (I take other brain supplements but they are near me at all times!) and furry editors. Is there anything else you’d like to share with my readers?

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Cynthia: I love rescued animal-shelter dogs and the friendly South from Georgia to Texas, I love  connecting with readers online and hope to hear from them.

Karla: I knew we were kindred spirits! I have furry rescue babies at my house, too! They’re the best kind.

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Karla: Dear Readers, please connect with Cynthia in the following ways. She’ll be thrilled:

Website:  http://www.cynthiattoney.com

Blog:  http://birdfacewendy.wordpress.com

Facebook Author Page:  https://www.facebook.com/birdfacewendy

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7872181.Cynthia_T_Toney

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=79780768&trk=spm_pic

Twitter:  @CynthiaTToney

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Book Review: Empire Beneath the Ice by Stephen Quayle

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I have a wee confession to make. It may surprise my readers a little. Maybe not. I’m not exactly your typical granny.

I’m addicted to Stephen Quayle’s books. For the past six months or so I’ve been devouring them. And this is the latest of a bunch I’ll be reviewing for you. It’s his most recent and I read all 520 pages in two sittings. Long sittings, but two sittings. Empire Beneath the Ice: How the Nazis Won World War II was that riveting.

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Hitler, announcing the declaration of war against the United States to the Reichstag, on 11 December 1941. Source: Wikipedia; Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-1987-0703-507 / unbekannt / CC-BY-SA 3.0 [CC BY-SA 3.0 de (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/de/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons

Stephen Quayle writes Christian nonfiction books about the supernatural realm. His books on giants and fallen angels are a much-needed answer to the world’s Ancient Alien theorists. Besides perusing his books for research for my own books, I believe books such as his provide a much needed commentary for Christians living in an X-Files culture. (Which is another reason for the project I’m researching.) As I’ve written before, there are far too many paranormal books on the market for kids, teens and adults today, and not enough Christian ones to explain the dangers of dabbling in the supernatural. 

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Hitler practicing speaking poses for the camera. Source: Wikipedia; By Bundesarchiv, Bild 102-10460 / Hoffmann, Heinrich / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 de,

If you’re already familiar with Nazi lore, I don’t know how enthralling this book would be. But for me, a beginner, I learned quite a bit. I had no idea there were so many conspiracies surrounding the Nazis and Hitler. I didn’t even know there was a conspiracy regarding their survival and continued influence on world politics today.

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Is Hitler dead? Will his clone be the antichrist? Source: Wikipedia; By US Army – Stars and Stripes, the official US Army magazine., Public Domain

Reading this book, many things began to make more sense. Roswell. UFO sightings. The crazy policies made by politicians. Even the reasons behind Kennedy’s assassination became clearer.

I’m so happy to have stumbled upon Stephen Quayle’s work while doing my own research for a story I’m working on. It’s taken me down a whole new path of discovery. And you know me. As a treasure hunter (virtual and 3-D), I couldn’t be more pleased.

Here is a description from Quayle’s website. In Empire Beneath the Ice you’ll learn:

  • Why the suppressed evidence proves Adolf Hitler didn’t die before Germany surrendered during WWII, and how he eluded capture.
  • How Nazi SS members, scientists, and soldiers escaped with Hitler to create colonies in other parts of the world to continue their monstrous research.
  • Why in 1947 Admiral Richard E. Byrd warned that the US should adopt measures to protect against an invasion by hi-tech aircraft coming from the polar regions, adding, “The time has ended when we were able to take refuge in our isolation and rely on the certainty that the distances, the oceans, and the poles were a guarantee of safety.”
  • How, using advanced technology, Nazi saucers defeated the US military — long after WWII was supposedly over.
  • Why the US space program was mostly a sham, and why the “UFOs” that started appearing around the world in the late 1940s were (and still are) most likely flown by Nazi pilots.
  • How key government, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, financial leaders, and institutions helped Hitler come into power, and facilitated the preservation of Nazi wealth and power after WWII.
  • Why today’s world is secretly controlled by a malevolent shadow government and entire populations are being surreptitiously brainwashed.
  • How ancient stargates have been duplicated to open portals into spiritual and demonic universes.
  • Why those controlling our planet have laid the groundwork for a takeover by a dictator who could best be described as the Antichrist of the Bible. Empire Beneath the Ice carefully documents these and many more astounding facts, divulging the truth about what is happening today. It gives you the insights to help prevent this diabolical takeover or, if it occurs, reveals the details and essential actions you and your loved ones must take. Empire Beneath the Ice exposes the dangers our world faces, and will arm you with the tools you need to counter these unspeakable, secret evils.

 

Do I agree with everything in the book? I’m not sure yet. Do I believe the Nazis have a secret base in Antarctica? Anything is possible these days, isn’t it? There’s certainly enough technology available to make it possible. And because of the Nazi’s involvement in the occult, who knows what supernatural technology they access?

Oh, this is a fascinating subject. But these were my favorite sections of the book:

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Admiral Richard E. Byrd — head of Operation Highjump. Source: Wikipedia; By U.S. Navy – U.S. Navy promotional shot(autographed photo owned by my father, scanned and cropped), Public Domain

1. Learning about Operation Highjump. Why didn’t I learn about this in school? I’m completely obsessed with knowing more about this operation. What did Byrd actually see? Why is it still such a big secret? And was Byrd murdered? Here’s a bunch of links from Quayle’s website if you’re curious too: High Jump.

2. Learning more about Wagner and the why behind Hitler’s obsession with him and his music.

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By Richard Wagner – Library of Congress, Public Domain

3. Nazi Religion: the occult practices of the Nazis. Even as a little girl, I couldn’t fathom the evil of the Nazis. But realizing the Nazi’s deep involvement with the occult, and their practice of conjuring up demons and communicating with them, their perfection of evil makes perfect sense. I’m not sure why anyone questions whether or not Hitler and his minions were demon possessed. I think the question shouldn’t be whether or not he was, but whether or not he was not. It’s the only way I can wrap my head around such ugly, abominable wickedness. (If you want to know how ugly Satan and sin are, look at pictures of the Holocaust.)

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Three things I loved about this book:

1. Christian worldview

2. Copious footnotes (I was able to look up tons of information on the Internet while I read)

3. Information, information, information.

Three things I didn’t care for:

1. For a book of this price ($40) I was disappointed to find a few typos.

2. The book is so big! My little hands can’t hold a book this big. But all Quayle’s books are published this way. I’ve learned to put a big pillow on my lap and rest the book on it if I’m wanting to read on the couch. It works out pretty well.

3. I wish his books were available digitally. I want to take them all with me. 🙂

The book has some interesting photos and illustrations as well. The only complaint I have about some of the photos are the illustrations by artist, Duncan Long, portraying Satan. They were so disturbing to me I had to cover them up with a piece of paper while I read the accompanying texts. (They’re that good.) Duncan Long’s artwork depicting other aspects in the book are beautiful. Anyone who enjoys looking at aircraft art will love Long’s paintings.

I give this book 4.5 stars. The only reason it’s not a whole five stars are for the reasons I mentioned above.

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If you love World War II lore, Jesus, conspiracy theories and history, you’re going to love this book.

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What’s on your writing desk, Roberta C. M. DeCaprio?

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Today I’m pleased to introduce you to fellow writer, Roberta C. M. DeCaprio. Roberta is a prolific writer and (BONUS!) married to a screenwriter. I’d like to invite Roberta back sometime and find out what it’s like having two writers in the house!  Roberta has a lovely blog and website here.

Check out her cozy writing space:

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K: Tell me about your writing space, Roberta!

R: My writing space is a back bedroom, which once housed my children’s toy room when they were small. At one time it also served as a step-child’s bedroom, a foster child’s bedroom, and a friend’s bedroom who needed sanctuary while going through a divorce. The walls hold the history of my thirty-seven years owning my home, as well as many memories….and has become a perfect place to write my stories.

K: How much time do you spend there?

R: I spend anywhere from three to five hours a day in my writing den….answering email, promoting my books, doing research, writing historical and paranormal romance, and on down times, playing Sims 3 game.

K: Sims is such a fun game! I’ll have to check out Sims 3. How’s your writing space set up?

R: My writing den is furnished with a desk I inherited from a beloved uncle….atop it sits my computer and a hurricane-type lamp that once sat on my grandmother’s vanity. My father’s old Remington typewriter is not far away on a filing cabinet, which he used to create his own poems, short stories, and song lyrics. Many pictures of beloved pets no longer with me adorn the walls, as well as an oil painting done by my husband. A book hutch holds my favorite books by such authors as Diana Gabaldon, Karen Marie Moning, and the late Kathleen E. Woodiwiss, whose A ROSE IN WINTER inspired me to write my first historical (and book one of my BETWEEN THE RIFLE AND THE SPEAR series) entitled THE GOLDEN LADY (The Wild Rose Press). Shelves hold my Barbie doll collection, and an artificial fireplace puts a warm glow to the room when I’m hammering away on my computer keyboard on winter days, munching now and then on chocolate I always have handy.

K: What a special place! And to have so many things that mean so much to you surrounding you, it must feel very nurturing and safe. I love the idea of having an old typewriter nearby. I am keeping my eye open for one myself. What are you working on now?

R: My latest work in progress is the sixth book in my historical series, BETWEEN THE RIFLE AND THE SPEAR, and is entitled THE LAST BLOOM.

K: Thank you so much for sharing your charming space with us, Roberta! It seems to be a very intimate and comforting place. Quite lovely, don’t you agree readers?

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More about Roberta:

Roberta C.M. DeCaprio is a published author in the genre of paranormal and historical romance, as well as mainstream fiction. A prior “sexuality” columnist for A.B.L.E.D. WOMEN magazine, and former Assistant Editor for INDEPENDENCE TODAY  newspaper, (both publications dedicated to the needs and rights of the disabled), Roberta has insight into the problems other physically challenged  people face due to living herself with a walking impairment.

She is the author of ONCE UPON A SONNET, a self-published book of poems, and has won awards for her poetry, becoming published in several anthologies. Her first paranormal romantic suspense, entitled COMA COAST was released October 1st, 2006 published by Wings Press. The sequel, entitled THE VANITY, a paranormal romantic thriller, was released August 1st, 2007, also by Wings. Roberta’s romantic fantasy, entitled A RIVER OF ORANGE, published by The Wild Rose Press, was released February 1st, 2008. A historical romance entitled THE GOLDEN LADY, (Book one in the BETWEEN THE RIFLE AND THE SPEAR series) was released September 11th, 2009 also from The Wild Rose Press and book two, entitled ONE PERFECT FLOWER was released July 6th, 2010. Book three, A ROSE IN AMBER, was released July 8th, 2011. Book four, BORN OF PROUD BLOOD, was released November of 2012.

 

Book five, RETURN TO WILLOW CREEK, was released September of 2014. Her newest mainstream paranormal was released into second edition printing, October, 2010 from The Z Group/ZLS Publishers and is entitled, AN ALTERED JOURNEY.

Roberta is a graduate of the Writers Digest School and Cornell Cooperative Extension. During the years she was a member of the Romance Writers of America, she held office from 2002 to 2004 as newsletter editor for Capital Region, her local chapter of RWA, interviewing such published authors as Elaine Raco-Chase, Valerie Hansen, Barbara Daly, Sue-Ellen Welfonder, Mary J. Forbes, Sharron McClellan, Mariah LeGrand and the late Kathleen E. Woodiwiss for the former monthly publication, Capital Romance.

Currently she is a member of the Upstate Independents in Albany, NY and is collaborating with her screenwriter husband on such projects as a 24 HOUR FILM RACE CONTEST and a sit-com for network television.

A mother, and grandmother of two, Roberta shares her upstate N.Y. home with many dearly loved pets and her artist/screenwriter husband.

To view Roberta’s backlist and read excerpts from her books log on to: www.robertacmdecaprio.com.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/roberta.c.decaprio

READ ROBERTA’S BOOKS!
COMA COAST & THE VANITY

A RIVER OF ORANGE, THE GOLDEN LADY, ONE PERFECT FLOWER, A ROSE IN AMBER, BORN OF PROUD BLOOD, & RETURN TO WILLOW CREEK

ALTERED JOURNEY

Click here to read excerpts or order books: – www.robertacmdecaprio.com or Roberta’s blog at: www.thewordmerchantssociety.blogspot.com

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