Details, Details, Details : Character Profiles

As writers we spend a lot of time inside the dark confines of our minds. We often take from the world and people around us to build tangible and realistic story elements. Our characters can often embody people we know well, which can get a little awkward. So, how do we create characters who are … Continue reading Details, Details, Details : Character Profiles

Cold Weather Blues: Destinations – Puerto Rico

If you live where the wind hurts your face 4 or more months out of the year, cold destinations are not always on your must-see list during those months. Being a born and raised California girl, I do love my warm sand between my toes and the salty ocean breeze on my skin. I do … Continue reading Cold Weather Blues: Destinations – Puerto Rico

Literary Travels: Boston

Boston, and the surrounding areas, is by far our favorite New England spot thus far. Every time we find ourselves seeking adventure in this city, we find new and exciting things to return to. Undoubtedly, Boston is well known as a historically significant place. It is here that many of our nation's beginnings were birthed … Continue reading Literary Travels: Boston

Templars, Dickens’ Chair, & Arthur

October 25, 2018, London, England Thursday was a miscellaneous day where I tried to play catch up, or make any final trips before I head back tomorrow. With there being no concrete plans, I ended up leaving my hotel room with an Uber at about 12:30. The first stop was to see Temple Church, one … Continue reading Templars, Dickens’ Chair, & Arthur

Golden Shades of Twain

November 3, 2018, Hartford, Connecticut For once, I got up when I actually anticipated. I think it's because of scheduled itinerary; if I have to be somewhere at a certain time, subconsciously my mind and body make sure I perform in that acquired, timely fashion. Due to that performance, I headed back down to Connecticut … Continue reading Golden Shades of Twain

In the footsteps of History: Boston & Salem

The voyagers have returned from our adventures in "Beantown"! We had a wonderful time, rolling with what came our way, when it came to the weather and averaged over 20K steps each day. We experienced the "crazy crowds" of Salem in October, toured The House of the Seven Gables, paid respects to the victims of … Continue reading In the footsteps of History: Boston & Salem

We interrupt our regular posts for…BOSTON!

The ladies of Voyagers' Pen are on the move again! This week we are headed to Boston, Massachusetts! We have 4 days of sightseeing planned including historical, cultural and literary sites! Very early on Thursday, Katie and Emylee will head to the airport, bound for Boston. Staying in a B&B we found on AirBnB, we … Continue reading We interrupt our regular posts for…BOSTON!

Days Sixteen Through Twenty-One

Day Sixteen: November 11th, Edinburgh, Scotland to Dublin to Belfast, IrelandLast night did not go as well as I'd thought. Though I left somewhat earlier than Emylee and Moriah, I still couldn't sleep and end up finally falling asleep around two in the morning. Three hours later we were disoriented zombies using the bathroom light … Continue reading Days Sixteen Through Twenty-One