Staunton Virginia, History and Ghosts by Beth Trissel 10/6/2009 10:06:13 AM
The small Southern city of Staunton Virginia, my birthplace and prominent in the latest novel Iím writing, is very historic and the site of a ghost tour.
To quote The Shenandoah Vally Paranormal Society website:
More About The Inspiration Behind My Writing by Beth Trissel 10/4/2009 11:33:32 AM
As Galadriel said to Frodo in The Lord of the Rings, ďYou are a Ring-bearer, Frodo. To bear a Ring of Power is to be alone.Ē
To be passionate about history so that you feel it in your very essence and long to commune with the past is often t... more
Celtic Romance by Cornelia Amiri 10/3/2009 8:39:13 AM
I participated in Earthdance last Saturday here in Houston, I hope some of you were able to go as well. There were world wide events for it so all around the word the prayer for peace was said at the same time. It was fantastic, ... more
A Book and a Chat with "Sheila Roberts" by Storyheart - 10/2/2009 3:50:14 PM
Sheila Roberts, Sheila Rade, Angel Lane, Love in Bloom, On Strike for Christmas, Bikini Season, romance, humor, chocolate, dancing with stars, book and a chat, Barry Eva, Storyheart, Across the Pond... more
Enemy of the King and The Anniversary of The Battle of Kingís Mountain by Beth Trissel 10/2/2009 10:49:57 AM
October has come to the Shenandoah Valley in all itís splendor, a mellow month of glorious color and mountains awash in every imaginable autumnal hue. October is also the anniversary of the Battle of Kingís Mountain, an epic conflict that took place ... more
Through The Fire Won the Grab A Reader Contest At Readers and Writers of Distinctive Fiction by Beth Trissel 10/1/2009 7:01:10 AM
My historical/Native American Romance Novel, Through the Fire, came in first with by far the most votes in the Grab A Reader Contest at LostÖIn A Good Book, A Book Club for Writers and Readers of Distinctive Fiction (Lynda Coker and Annette Snyder) h... more
New Excerpt From Daughter of the Wind by Beth Trissel 9/23/2009 9:05:12 AM
Autumn, 1784, The Scots-Irish Gathering in the Allegheny Mountains of Western Virginia
Stomach fluttering, Karin picked her way across the muddy yard beyond their sprawling homestead. A chill darted through h... more
A Book and a Chat with "Michele Cameron" by Storyheart - 9/19/2009 8:49:15 AM
Michele Cameron, Romance Writer, Never Say Never, When Lightening Strikes, Moments of Clarity, In Clear and Present Danger, Book and a Chat, Barry Eva, Storyheart... more
My Interview With Mistress Bella by Beth Trissel 9/19/2009 7:28:08 AM
Help me welcome,The Wild Rose Press author, Beth Trissel.
Care to share a short bio with us?
Certainly. Iím a Virginia author of historical and light paranormal romance with the Wild Rose Press. I also write creative non-fiction pieces a... more
Fabulous Review for THROUGH THE FIRE from Mistress Bella Reviews by Beth Trissel 9/18/2009 6:33:51 AM
Through the Fire
The Wild Rose Press
Pub Date: 2009
Genre: Historical (American Rose)
Length: 332 pages
Buy this Book
At the height of the French and Indian War, a yo... more
Tap Your Creative Writing Genius Within by Sheri K Hoff 9/17/2009 7:14:04 AM
"How to Tap Your Creative Writing Genius Within"
On Monday Sept 21 4 PM PST / 7 PM EST Fiction Writer and Introducing Writers Radio Talk Show Host Kim Smith will be my guest interview .
Kim Smith i... more
Super Review for ENEMY OF THE KING from You Gotta Read! by Beth Trissel 9/14/2009 3:57:00 AM
Rating: YOU GOTTA READ
Reviewed by: Bella Wolfe
1780, South Carolina: While Loyalist Meriwether Steele recovers from illness in the stately home of her beloved guardian, Jeremiah Jordan, she senses the haunting presence ... more
Giving Birth Out of Wedlock in Colonial America by Beth Trissel 9/13/2009 4:54:16 AM
Yes, gentle reader, if an unwed pregnant woman or new mother was reported to the authorities she was in big trouble in early America. We all remember The Scarlet Letter? The Puritans had a letter for every sin in the alphabet. Other colonies treated ... more
Aunt Pratt, Shirley Plantationís Famous Ghost by Beth Trissel 9/11/2009 6:01:46 AM
Several years ago when my mother and I were visiting old Virginia homes, we went to Shirley Plantation along the James River. Beautifully preserved, Shirley is well worth a visit. While there, we saw the painting of Aunt Pratt which has been the su... more
The Story Behind Light Paranormal Romance Daughter of the Wind by Beth Trissel 9/9/2009 11:01:12 AM
Not only have I lived in the Old Dominion for most of my life, but also several previous centuries in the sense that my family were among the earliest settlers of the Shenandoah Valley (1730ís/1740ís). My Scots-Irish forebears settled Augusta County ... more
Runaway Bride is Out and it's different! by Rita P Hestand 9/7/2009 1:45:41 PM
Some writers captialize on headlines and movie titles. Is that what Runaway Bride is all About?
No, it's an alternative. My Runaway Bride was written to give a better explanation of why one might run from the church before the wedding.... more
Fabulous Review for ENEMY OF THE KING by Beth Trissel 9/6/2009 2:39:17 PM
Review posted on Mistress Bella Reviews... more
Iím Featured in Our Local Paper! by Beth Trissel 9/6/2009 10:38:43 AM
From The Daily News Record:
SATURDAY MAGAZINE Ė Feature
A Real Romantic Posted 2009-09-05
Beth Trissel Sets Her Love Stories in The Valley
By Kate Elizabeth Queram
Beth Trissel has published four romance novels and has sever... more
My Interview As Author of the Month At Celtic Hearts Romance Writers by Beth Trissel 9/4/2009 5:29:00 AM
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing our CHRW Author of the month, Beth Trissel. Welcome Beth!
Please start off by telling us about yourself. Where you were born, where you are now?
Iím right here, Lisa! *Waving. I was born in the... more
Second Excerpt From Daughter of the Wind by Beth Trissel 9/1/2009 7:43:34 PM
Autumn 1784, The Allegheny Mountains of Western Virginia, the Scots-Irish
Jack McCray, as heíd been known before his capture and still was in some parts of the frontier, had a vague awareness of the astonished folk gathe... more