Dear friends, I have two pieces of lovely news to share with you this week! First…
Well, you could have knocked me over with a feather, as the saying goes. Last Wednesday, Mystery Writers of America surprised the heck out of me by nominating Myrtle Hardcastle Mysteries Book 3, Cold-Blooded Myrtle, for the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery! Yes, that’s two nominations in a row for Myrtle!
All across America this week, college students are heading back to class, and high school seniors are anxiously completing their college applications and waiting for early admissions results. Just like today, a college education was a rite of passage for 19th century students, but a sharp debate raged about just how much education was appropriate,… Read more »