#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for August, 2016

A Greta Garbo Day

Apologies to those of you who are too young to know who Ms. Garbo was.  :)  Suffice it to say, she was an old-time movie star, a cool blond with a throaty voice and a European accent.  Among other things, she was famous for saying, “I want to alone.”  (Although it came out as, “I vant to be alone.”)

Now, don’t get me wrong.  I love people, I truly do.  But I am essentially an introvert, like many writers, and occasionally I need solitude, time to think, time to pray deeply, time to doodle on one of my artist trading cards–anything

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Winners, My Adventures in the Civil War, etc.

This week’s winners are: Jackie Curt and Theresa Hagman.  Congratulations, blog-buddies!

A new contest begins today.  As usual, you only need to comment, and you’re entered.  Two winners will be chosen at random, notified, and announced on the blog a week from today.  Winners receive an autographed copy of my latest.  :)

I’m really into the current project, NORTH OF EDEN, and every morning when I sit down at my computer, I become a time-traveler.  This can be unnerving, when you find yourself bleeding out on the battlefield outside Chancellorsville, VA.  Fortunately, I was rescued, but only after considerable suffering.  I

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The typical Pony Express rider was nineteen years old and made $100-$150 per month plus room and board.