Do you agree with Mick's thoughts about being in a church service, but having trouble focusing because of how someone present has sinned against you or someone you love? In this chapter, the townsmen must deal with an offender in their community. It's uncomfortable.
A Quote From Chapter 4 of Muldoon’s Minnesota Darling: a Novella
It was difficult choosing between an eBook or print because the poll of my readers was near 50/50. I opted for an eBook. Since it's a novella, I can use it for promotional material and giveaways to introduce my three future books in Those Resilient Muldoon Series. In Chapter 4, Cassandra McGann is skeptical of … Continue reading A Quote From Chapter 4 of Muldoon’s Minnesota Darling: a Novella
Muldoon’s Minnesota Darling: a Novella, the eBook Cover
Creating a cover is much more complicated than anything I imagined. My hubby and I designed the background. Then, we found a woman of the era, but her outfit for her station in life didn't match up. We found this young lady, and still adjusted her bonnet and colors of the woods. We sent our … Continue reading Muldoon’s Minnesota Darling: a Novella, the eBook Cover
A Quote from Mick Muldoon
Here's a peek inside the novella for you from Chapter Two. In May of 1867, Mick arrives at his lodgings in the tenements of NYC with Ed, where he reveals the news he and Orla live in a brothel. #historicalfictionnovella #novella #historicalfiction
Mick’s older brother, Ed
The Muldoon brothers and their sister, Orla, left the rest of their siblings and mother back in Ireland to create a better life for themselves in America in Muldoon's Misfortunes, releasing on 12/5/23. Ed is everyone's least favorite. The oldest son typically got rights to the farm in Ireland. Under English law then, only one … Continue reading Mick’s older brother, Ed
Muldoon's Minnesota Darling, is a Pinterest board I've created for my novella, and there are others for my novels. They're a work in progress, not anywhere near completed, and super fun to create to develop. Here's the first character picture of Shauna as I envision her. Shauna is seventeen, and the youngest daughter of a … Continue reading Shauna McGann
Those Resilient Muldoons (Novel Series)
How does a writer turn into a novelist? More than desire, hard work, years of developing skill, networking, and persistence? Yes, more, for we need inspiration. An idea. Mine came in the form of paper bags, totes, and boxes full of vintage photos, letters, and receipts from my father's family. They threw little away. Self-named … Continue reading Those Resilient Muldoons (Novel Series)
March’s Lucky Hop into Spring Giveaway!
Happy March Reader Friends, As an author, I am thankful for your love and support. I wanted to show you how much by partnering with my publisher, Celebrate Lit Publishing for their Hop into Spring Multi-author Giveaway. 🐰 🍀📚Here is your chance to win 40 books or a $500 Amazon card! Enter at: https://promosimple.com/ps/2430f/2023-hop-into-spring 🍀The event and giveaway are from 3/12 through 3/18. … Continue reading March’s Lucky Hop into Spring Giveaway!
Preparing a Novella to Introduce Mick Muldoon
After signing a three-book contract with Celebrate Lit Publishing, I decided I want readers to discover more about Mick ahead of the historical fiction novel in which he is the main character. Mick is a simple Irish farmer in a small village in 1866 Ireland, but he's a complex man. He battles with poverty, multiple … Continue reading Preparing a Novella to Introduce Mick Muldoon