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#MyrtleMondays: Stansberry Pie

Premeditated Myrtle is coming your way, along with Cook’s famous Stansberry Pie, October 6, but you can get a head start with this authentic original recipe, below! Cook’s Christian name was Harriet Stansberry, although I’d never heard her called anything but Cook. I was six years old before I even realized she had another name…. 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 »