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JDP NEWS · 1w ago

Celebrating fathers in real life and fiction

Sunday is Father's Day and I couldn't let the day pass without expressing my love for fathers.Here's a picture of my dad as a little boy at his Catholic confirmation.His parents were immigrants from Italy, but my dad refused to learn Italian because ...
JDP NEWS · 1M ago

Tuesday Teaser

Here's another excerpt from Giacinta's new Chapter 1. I've had a terrible struggle trying to picture medieval Italian architecture for this story. It's all so different from the castles I'm ...
JDP NEWS · 1M ago

Tuesday Teaser

It's nearly inevitable with a writer like me. I tried outlining a book in advance once, but it proved to be a dismal failure. My characters ran off and told an entirely different story and t...
JDP NEWS · 1M ago

Welcome to the May FREE For All & Giveaway Event

May 8-12, 2017! Click to download these romance reads.Thank you for being loyal readers! ...
JDP NEWS · 1M ago

Tuesday Teaser

I fell off the Tuesday Teaser wagon for a bit...I do that sometimes. Sorry! Let's give it another go-round. Here's a new teaser from Nick & Gia's story. (Yes, I'm still working on it. Slow a...
JDP NEWS · 2M ago

Get Lost in Time with Historical Fiction

Some author friends and I have banded together to create the Lost in Time with Historical ...
JDP NEWS · 2M ago

Hug a Medievalist Day ~ Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of my Hug a Medievalist Day giveaway!Melissa K won the illustrated copy of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and map.Julie P won the autographed copy of my medieval r...
JDP NEWS · 2M ago

Hug a Medievalist Day giveaways!

March 31 is International Hug a Medievalist Day and I want to share it with you with not one, but TWO giveaways, and a book sale! (Click here to read an interview with the creator of Hug a M...
JDP NEWS · 3M ago

Tuesday Teaser

Here's a new Tuesday Teaser from Nick & Gia's story for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
JDP NEWS · 4M ago

Looking for Historical Fiction?

Remember that Historical Fiction Giveaway I told you about? Well, it's up and running now on BookSweeps! Over 45 historical novels are part of a prize pack being offered through February 27t...