I love this.
I love this.
Happy Monday! No, this is not an oxymoron.
*rolls up sleeves and gets to work*
Nina Cosford made this. I love it for all kinds of reasons, not least of which is that I loved word searches when I was a kid.
More about Nina and her journey of self-discovery here.
Oh my gosh, do I love this image. Tales not yet told; characters not yet conjured into existence; love not yet found, fought for, and won . . .
A few days ago, in BookPage, Kristan Higgins published a beautiful essay, “Why Do We Crave a Happily Ever After?” I liked it so much I made a little infographic with a quote from it — like a badge you’d pin onto your blouse. :)
Read Kristan’s full post here.
Quite a good description of my usual day.
More about the artist, Grant Snider, here.
I always love to hear what Eloisa James has to say about her books, writing, and creative process. Julie Tetel Andresen recently interviewed Eloisa — or, really, Professor Mary Bly — and I especially enjoyed this pearl from Mary/Eloisa:
“. . . romance has a rhythm and a promise to it that appeals to me. Romance reminds me that if there’s a pattern to the universe, it’s shaped around and by love. We can all use that reminder now and again.”
Read the full interview here.
Yes, yes, I know the figures aren’t grounded in the same plane, but whatever. I love this collage! I’m writing Regency-era historicals and dwelling, as it were, in the Land of Neckcloths. So it’s kind of like a vision board.
More about the Jane Austen Centre here.
This is a kind of manifesto, isn’t it — for writers and readers of romance?
Words to live by — from one of my heroes, Abraham Lincoln.