How I Found New Inspiration at a Familiar Nursery
Since I worked for roughly 15 years as a gardener, it's no surprise that a plant nursery figures prominently in The Forgetting Flower. Renia's uncle owns a wholesale nursery in the French countryside. I modeled his nursery, Les Racines, in part on a local nursery I've shopped at for years. Here are a few photos.
Where in the World Is the Forgetting Flower T-Shirt? Seattle
Hey everyone, I’m sharing the fun that my friends, family, and I had by wearing The Forgetting Flower T-shirt in our respective cities and countries. I’ll kick off the book fun with a photo of myself in Seattle before we move on to New York, England, Poland, and Paris!
The First Reviews for The Forgetting Flower Are In!
Hey all, a quick post today to announce I've received my first reviews of The Forgetting Flower. Any author will ask their family and friends to review their books (and I certainly did) but when reviews come in from folks an author doesn't know, that's when true feedback comes. I've been feeling nervous about that. But the first few came in and they weren't that bad!
A 30-Day Blogging Challenge!
We're about a month away from The Forgetting Flower's release so I thought it would be fun to do a 30-day blogging challenge. It will be super hard but I'm going to try.
A Best Friend and a Boss in The Forgetting Flower
Today’s post focuses on Renia’s best friend and her boss in The Forgetting Flower. These two characters’ relationship sets the foundation for the novel. One’s death launches the story. You’ll see why they were friends and how they came to be who they are. Best Friend Alain Tolbert Alain is an event planner who regularly orders flower arrangements from Le Sanctuaire, the plant shop that Renia manages. He works for large charity organizations and the National Orchestra of France, planning large receptions, award ceremonies, and auctions. Alain was born in…