The Good Adventurers Snippets | Third Installment

Thursday morning was characteristically damp and foggy. A general spirit of anticipation hung in the misty air as the horses, hounds, and riders congregated in the courtyard. The riders spurred their horses into a gallop again. Both were expert horsemen, and the elements of the chase are appealing even to those that have never experienced … More The Good Adventurers Snippets | Third Installment

An Interview with Catherine, Lady Bertram | The Good Adventurers

   “Mother?”    Before he could rise from the edge of his bed, Lady Bertram was standing before him and put her finger on his lips.    “Hush,” she said, “I only came upstairs tell you before you go to sleep—I don’t know what you’ve decided on, but whether or not you choose to stay … More An Interview with Catherine, Lady Bertram | The Good Adventurers

Creating a Coat of Arms for Your Story | Part Two

Part One Today we’re picking up from Monday’s post about achievements. (Link above.) Once you have finished choosing the elements for your shield, the next step is: The Compartment This goes below the shield and provides a base for the supporters and the motto. A mount of grass is commonly seen, or branches. The coat of … More Creating a Coat of Arms for Your Story | Part Two

Creating a Coat of Arms for Your Story | Part One

(To be technically correct, the term for that is achievement.) From time to time in my writing I would run across mention of the terms for the tinctures in heraldry: argent, or, tenne, vert, and once I even made mention of the colors. But I recently decided to sit down and create an achievement specifically for the … More Creating a Coat of Arms for Your Story | Part One

Checklist: October 2015

Hello, dear readers! October and fall are here, but I am still clinging to summer, in the form of an ice cream cone. A gluten-free sugar cone that tastes like honey grahams with a delicious peanut-chocolate-caramel flavor ice cream. Something like a buster bar with graham crackers. The weather, however, has taken an autumnal turn, … More Checklist: October 2015