Tag Archive for Kentucky

One Shot At Love – a Review

The title of this book, One Shot At Love, makes it sound like it would be a romance story. This reader really isn’t fond of romance stories, but this book proved to be so much more. Yes, it is a romance story, but it is also about loyalty to one’s family, about Navy sharpshooters, and…

Essence of Time – a Review

Imagine your life and your marriage are perfect. You find out you are carrying the child that you and your husband have longed for. Then the military calls your one true love away. That leaves you alone to take care of the farm. How will you survive until he returns? In eighteenth-century Kentucky, Peter and…

Town Names for Winter/Christmas Stories

Are you trying to come up with a town name that makes one think of snow or the winter holiday season? Did you know towns appropriately named for winter and/or Christmas stories already exist? Alabama Bell, Alabama Bethlehem, Alabama Chestnut, Alabama Evergreen, Alabama Star, Alabama Alaska Candle, Alaska North Pole, Alaska Wiseman, Alaska Arizona Bell,…

Danvers State Hospital & Waverly Hills Sanatorium

Have you ever thought about using a mental hospital in your story? The reasons people were admitted to these institutions suggest many different story ideas. The cruel and inhuman way many of them were treated can also fill one’s head full of ideas about the patients, those who “cared” for them, and those who had…