Tag Archives: The Conn-Mann Chronicles

Where Do We Stand With the Chronicles?

It’s been a couple of months since the last update, and I am still waiting on some of my feedback for Fred’s book. We were watching an episode of New Girl where Nick is looking for feedback on his manuscript … Continue reading

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All’s Quiet on the Conn-Mann Front

Whether Alistair is too busy in his workshop or Jo decided they would have the rest of their Honeymoon Progress alone, I haven’t had any ideas for them in ages. I even tried to write short stories for NaNoWriMo this … Continue reading

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Fashion in the Conn-Mann Chronicles

Fashion in the 1870’s was in a state of flux. (Isn’t fashion always changing?) Skirts were narrowing and the fabric was moving to the back of the skirt instead of the sides. A fashionable lady–like Leonora or Aunt Emily–would be … Continue reading

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Because I Promised…

…I will attempt to discuss diversity in The Conn-Mann Chronicles and not offend anyone. There isn’t much. There are two reasons for this. The time period was not an extremely integrated era. It’s a cheap excuse, but it’s true. The … Continue reading

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Winding Down the Tour…

This is the last week of tour stops. It’s been an interesting ride. Today’s stop is an interview about self-publishing at Self-Publishing Showcase. One of the things we did this weekend was set up the new TV we had to … Continue reading

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1875 in New York City

The Conn-Mann series is set in the 1870s in New York City. This is an important thing to remember about the books in the series. It was a time and place that I’ve taken certain liberties with, but it was … Continue reading

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Today We Discuss the Menagerie…

Today’s Book Tour stop is an interview at As the Page Turns. We’ve been discussing jobs that the men and women of The Conn-Mann Chronicles. There are other characters in the books that have the important job of providing comfort … Continue reading

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Getting a Late Start Today…

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com …sorry about that. Today’s stop is at Jazzy Book Reviews and is the first chapter again if you haven’t had a chance to read it yet. Yesterday I talked a bit about the jobs that my … Continue reading

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First Chapter at I’m Shelf-ish

Today’s blog post is a first chapter reveal at I’m Shelf-ish. This chapter has been featured at several other stops, so I won’t revisit that here. Instead, we will talk about first chapters in general. Every time you start a … Continue reading

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Just think…

Our refrigerator died yesterday. No fixing it. We had to buy a new one. It won’t be delivered until Monday, which was nine days faster than the other place we found that had one. So, no ice for drinks. Everything … Continue reading

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