Authors, Novels & National Parks With Author Amanda Barratt

Authors, Novels, and National Parks Researching Niagara Falls by Amanda Barratt It is a truth universally acknowledged by my family that I’m a history nerd. Never is this more apparent than when we’re on vacation. It’s never “just a vacation” for me. It’s a research trip! I bring a notepad. If this item fails to … Continue reading Authors, Novels & National Parks With Author Amanda Barratt

Authors, Novels & National Parks: Researching Gettysburg by Dani Pettrey

Researching Gettysburg Cold Shot, the first novel in my new Chesapeake Valor series, is primarily set at Gettysburg National Park. To prepare for writing Griffin and Finley’s story, I booked a private tour with a certified guide for a day at Gettysburg. Living only an hour and half away, my family and I have been … Continue reading Authors, Novels & National Parks: Researching Gettysburg by Dani Pettrey

Authors, Novels & National Parks: The Dust Trail by Ginny Yttrup (w/Giveaway)

The Dust Trail “He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, ‘From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.’”  John 7:38 Oh, Lord, how I long to be a source of Your living water for parched and thirsty souls. My prayer was more a cry than a request—a longing from deep within … Continue reading Authors, Novels & National Parks: The Dust Trail by Ginny Yttrup (w/Giveaway)

Authors, Novels & National Parks: Researching Mount Rainier by Karen Barnett

The idea of setting a novel set at Mount Rainier National Park has been a dream of mine ever since I started my writing journey. I spent two years working as a ranger there in my younger days, so I know the park pretty well. I can still close my eyes remember the details, right … Continue reading Authors, Novels & National Parks: Researching Mount Rainier by Karen Barnett

Authors, Novels & National Parks: Susan May Warren on Glacier National Park

Montana I was twelve the first time our family took a trip to Glacier National Park. We camped in under a slew of jack pines, nested our sleeping bags into pine needles, watched a brilliant moon rise over Logan pass and roasted hotdogs while listening to the wind ripple the blue waters of McDonald lake.  … Continue reading Authors, Novels & National Parks: Susan May Warren on Glacier National Park

Authors, Novels & National Parks: A Tribute to Denali National Park by Kimberley Woodhouse

A TRIBUTE TO DENALI NATIONAL PARK By Kimberley Woodhouse Anyone who knows me personally knows that I love Alaska. And I mean LOVE—even more than chocolate. Which is a lot. Our family has had the experience of living in remote Alaska (an island in the Aleutians that was an active volcano… and did I mention … Continue reading Authors, Novels & National Parks: A Tribute to Denali National Park by Kimberley Woodhouse

Authors, Novels & National Parks: Debra E. Marvin (Book Giveaway)

“I have come to see the Grand Canyon of Arizona, because in that canyon, Arizona has a natural wonder, which, so far as I know, is in kind absolutely unparalleled throughout the rest of the world. I shall not attempt to describe it, because I cannot.” Theodore Roosevelt, 1903 When given the opportunity to write … Continue reading Authors, Novels & National Parks: Debra E. Marvin (Book Giveaway)