A touch of Christmas from days gone by…

An excerpt from  "The Music of Her Life" by Judith M. McManus December 1947      "In a few minutes, he turned the car into the Tutwiler valet parking lane. He walked around, opened the door for her and helped her out. As usual, the hotel bustled with patrons and party goers. He took her… Continue reading A touch of Christmas from days gone by…

It’s time to pack my bags…

Now that the Audible version of The Music of Her Life is in production, I can officially take a little time away from my first novel and concentrate on my second. Even if you've read "Music", you can't miss the Audible version. It will include actual recordings from Glenn Miller and His Orchestra, Artie Shaw and His Orchestra,… Continue reading It’s time to pack my bags…

Which Road to Take?

Now that the holidays are approaching, I wonder which road to take on my journey to the next novel. Should I take the road and bury myself in the new story waiting to emerge, continue my designing career, or stand at the crossroads of my everyday life and not change a thing? If I decide to take… Continue reading Which Road to Take?

A Dream Accomplished…

September 14, 2018 For years, I planned to write a book about a Southern heroine during the Civil War, the Great War, or World War II. This book would be about the era, the setting, the way of life, and then throw in a little romance to make it interesting.  The novels I love to… Continue reading A Dream Accomplished…