Peter recovered splendidly from his accident, and his injuries healed with no lasting ill effects. However, Lord and Lady Bertram had decided that rather than sending him to prep school for a final year or to start at Harrow, Peter would not attend a school at all, but remain at home under tutelage for a … More The Good Adventurers Snippets | Second Installment
I am almost inclined to set it up as a canon that a children’s story which is enjoyed only by children is a bad children’s story. — C. S. Lewis I stopped reading most children’s fiction a few years ago, mostly because I had re-read my favorites so many times that they were boring. (So … More The Lizard Garden by Anne Siglin
I said ‘P-smith’ to a fellow Wodehouse fan the other night and about died. It slipped out before I could catch it. Wodehouse did an admirable thing with that name. It’s not soon forgettable, that is. All writers admire a good name. Some of us take it too far; myself included, though I think I’ve tamed … More Leave it to Psmith!
‘Then his heart fell into his stomach with surprise. At the bottom of the front page was his picture, and in bold lettering, the title: ‘SEARCH FOR MISSING HEIR OF BERTRAM’S ENTERS SECOND MONTH.’‘ Today I have my first of many forthcoming interviews. Meet Peter Bertram, the leading man in The Good Adventurers. … More An Interview with Peter Bertram | The Good Adventurers
There are events so impossible that they can only happen in reality. An author’s mind can only do so much and go so far, and that is why history will never cease to fascinate me, and this was not an exception. (I was constantly running back to find out what happened next and stayed up late … More Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
It’s that time of year! Notre Dame plays its first game today, and for the next three months we will all crowd the television on Saturday afternoons and agonize over rankings. Are you ready for pumpkin? I confess, I have a dislike for pumpkin coffee. I think I had too much one year. The only … More Dresses, Sprinkles, and September