How to Get Away with Myrtle

#MyrtleMondays: Fun at the Victorian Seaside, Caught on Film!

Memorial Day, although a solemn holiday of remembrance since its post-Civil War origins (read more about the observance and its history at History.com), has long been considered the unofficial kickoff of the summer holidays in America. And though we’re all hopefully still staying safely away from crowded beaches this year, spending a sunny (or chilly)… Read more »

On Tour with How to Get Away with Myrtle

The big day has arrived, and as promised, here is a recap of all the stops Myrtle made on her whirlwind tour today, along with the special events occurring at each fabulous port of call. Click on the gold headers to go straight to the good stuff: BookPage Read an exclusive sample chapter of How… Read more »

#MyrtleMondays: Myrtle’s Book 2 Blog Tour!

Just in time to kick off the summer virtual holiday season, Myrtle Hardcastle is embarking on a blog tour to celebrate the fantastic cover for Book 2, How to Get Away with Myrtle! Mark your calendars and join us this Thursday, May 21, at the following Fabulous Ports of Call, Scenic Byways, and Roadside Attractions!!… Read more »

#MyrtleMondays: Make your own Victorian Stereoscope

  Today’s post is a Making Monday, all about a classic Victorian stay-at-home amusement. My Myrtle Hardcastle Mysteries series is about a 12-year-old English girl in 1893, and along the way, I’ll be sharing things that would be familiar to kids of her era. Throughout the 19th century, people everywhere were enchanted by three-dimensional imagery… Read more »

A #Myrtle Mondays #DoubleMyrtle Cover Reveal!

On this #MyrtleMonday, I’ll be doing a virtual school visit for Liberty Middle School’s Writers Festival, chatting with the kids about writing, Making, and Myrtle! But for everyone else, I’m so excited to share the amazing (stupendous, glorious, gorgeous, breathtaking, and absolutely magnificent) cover for Myrtle Hardcastle Mysteries Book 2: How to Get Away with… Read more »