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February Interviews













2/5 Heather Weidner, Glitter, Glam, and Contraband
2/12 Rhys Bowen, Above The Bay of Angels
2/19 Elizabeth Penney, Hems & Homicide
2/26 Annette Dashofy, Under The Radar


Saturday Guest Bloggers:
2/1 Valerie Burns
2/8 Jeannette de Beauvoir
2/15 Kathryn Lane

WWK Bloggers: 2/22 Kait Carson, 1/28 & 1/29 Special Interviews with Agatha Nominees by Paula Gail Benson

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WWK is proud of our four Agatha nominees. Kaye George for Best Short Story--not her first time to be nominated, Connie Berry and Grace Topping for Best First Mystery Novel (wish they weren't having to compete against each other), and Annette Dashofy for Best Contemporary Novel--her fifth nomination!


Congratulations to our writers for the following publications:

Look for Kaye George and Margaret S. Hamilton's short stories in the new Mid-Century Murder by Darkhouse Books. Kaye's story is "Life and Death on the Road" and Margaret's story is titled "4BR/3.5BA Contemporary."


Kaye George's first novel in the Vintage Sweets mystery series, Revenge is Sweet, will be released on March 10th. Look for the interview here on March 11.


Grace Topping's second novel in Laura Bishop staging series, Staging Wars, will be released by Henery Press on April 28th. Look for the interview here on April 29th.


Don't miss Shari Randall's "The Queen of Christmas" available on at Amazon. Shari's holiday story for WWK was too long so she published it for our enjoyment. It's available for 99 cents or on Kindle Unlimited for free!


KM Rockwood's "The Society" and "To Die A Free Man; the Story of Joseph Bowers" are included in the BOULD Awards Anthology, which was released on November 19. KM won second place with a cash prize for "The Society." Congratulations, KM! Kaye George's "Meeting on the Funicular" is also in this anthology, which can be bought for 99 cents on Kindle until November 30.


Paula Gail Benson's story "Wisest, Swiftest, Kindest" appears in Love in the Lowcountry an anthology by the Lowcountry Romance Writers available 11/5 in e-book and print format on Amazon. The anthology includes fourteen stories all based in Charleston, South Carolina.


Kaye George's "Grist for the Mill" was published in A Murder of Crows anthology, edited by Sandra Murphy on October 9th.



Shari Randall will be writing again for St. Martin's, perhaps under a pseudonym. We look forward to reading Shari's Ice Cream Shop Mystery series debuting next year. Congratulations, Shari!

Susan Van Kirk's A Death At Tippett Pond was released on June 15th. Read E. B. Davis's interview with Susan.

Warren Bull's Abraham Lincoln: Seldom Told Stories was released. It is available at: GoRead: https://www.goread.com/book/abraham-lincoln-seldom-told-stories or at Amazon: https://tinyurl.com/ydaklx8p

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

a walk for sunshine



                                                   A WALK FOR SUNSHINE




 I just finished a book my sister Suzanne gave to me " A WALK FOR SUNSHINE by Jeff Alt. It was a fascinating book for me to read because it was a true story oof the author Jeff Alt walking the whole Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Mt. Kathadin in Maine, a 2160 mile journey. He hiked it for charity for Sunshine Homes where his brother Aaron was living. Aaron was born with cerebral palsy and intellectual problems.

Also, I found it interesting because my sister and her teenagers started hiking it, too, in Shenandoah National Park quite a few years ago. We continued the following year, too, with our brother and our Washington State sister and her husband as well as nephews. We also in later years hiked it a little further north as we were heading for New England.

Would I like to hike parts of it again? I'd like to, but I know I'm getting too old to hike very far on that trail. I do my hiking closer to home in my woods or a trail that is a few miles from where I live.

Do you think you'd like to hike the Appalachian Trail?
Do you hike much on any trail?

Gloria Alden

5 comments:

KM Rockwood said...

We live near the Appalachian Trail, frequently driving by it and seeing hikers stocking up in some of the stores. My daughters used to hike in far enough to camp at one of the shelters, and my son-in-law takes his dogs for an almost daily trek along the trail.

I never much liked hiking--I always got tired, especially on uphill portions, and could never figure out how some people could keep going for long stretches. Then, in my late 60's, I was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect that greatly reduced my oxygen level. It explains so many of the little problems I've had my entire life!

Gloria Alden said...

KM I'm sorry you have the heart problems that kept you from hiking even part of the trail. At least your daughter was able to camp at one of the shelters, and your son-in-law can walk his dogs there. It's something I would like to do although. What little amount I did in Shenandoah National Park was enjoyable. I have to admit, I'm not fond of uphill hikes either.

Margaret S. Hamilton said...

I like to hike, and we had access to the Trail in Georgia, but when we lived there I was busy standing on the sidelines for the year round sports my kids played. On my life list.

Gloria Alden said...

Margaret I hope you get to hike at least part of it sometime. I like to hike, too, but my woods isn't very large so I don't get a long hike in. Also, over winter a lot of trees were blown down which covered up my trails. I'm hoping when my sisters read this book we'll plan on going back to a section of the trail. Of course, we do hike on trails in Pennsylvania which isn't far from us, and they are good trails, too.

Shari Randall said...

I like hiking but I've never done anything longer than a few days on the trail. My husband and younger daughter love hiking - they can go for hours! I think the AT is definitely something they'd like to do someday. I'm going to get a copy of this book for my husband. Thank you for telling us about it, Gloria.