Voila! The little book about being in the back of beyond for the past year as the COVID-19 pandemic hit hard here and there, is published. It’s titled Finding Refuge and it’s available here: Amazon As I put it together with some intention, I saw that it relates an interesting journey into determined optimism. It was impossible toContinue reading “Finding Refuge”
Author Archives: Martha Kennedy
Illustrations for An Alphabet of Place: The Little Snake River Valley by Sharon Salisbury O’Toole
Sharon O’Toole, a Wyoming rancher, recently asked me to illustrate her book, An Alphabet of Place; the Little Snake River Valley. I ended up doing 30 ink drawings and designing the book. It was a lot of fun. It’s a very beautiful small volume and we’re both proud of it. From the introduction “An AlphabetContinue reading “Illustrations for An Alphabet of Place: The Little Snake River Valley by Sharon Salisbury O’Toole”
Book Review: The Price
Originally posted on before the second sleep:
The Price by Martha Kennedy Winner of the B.R.A.G Medallion It’s been awhile since I’ve read anything from Martha Kennedy, and it didn’t take very long, once I opened up The Price, for me to settle into her simultaneously dramatic and rhythmic style of writing. Old worldish yet…
No Where Near Being a Master Every time I paint, I paint a masterpiece. It’s true. I am completely in love with most of my paintings as I’m painting one and right after I finish it. Then, with few exceptions, I’m not in love with it any more. Sometimes I’m on to the next one, sometimesContinue reading “About Painting”
Extra! Extra! Baby Duck Hits the Front Page!
Last week I was interviewed by a young journalist, Rebecca Copley, who works for the local newspaper, The Monte Vista Journal. I’d sent them a press release about the upcoming book launch (October 26 at the Narrow Gauge Book Coop in Alamosa), and Rebecca called. The paper wanted to do a feature. One of theContinue reading “Extra! Extra! Baby Duck Hits the Front Page!”
Review of the Trilogy — Across the World on the Wings of the Wind; Savior, The Brothers Path and The Price
Thank you Robin! I also heartily recommend her blog, Living on the Circumference, which is always interesting, thoughtful and unique. First, in case, you only read this paragraph, I thoroughly enjoyed this trilogy. Born out of Martha Kennedy’s interest in her family’s geneology, this a historical fiction, set in Switzerland and spanning three periods inContinue reading “Review of the Trilogy — Across the World on the Wings of the Wind; Savior, The Brothers Path and The Price”
Newspaper Article about the China Book!!!
Wonderful Review of The Brothers Path by Tracy Rail
…”Ms Kennedy proves a fine storyteller and I was engaged right from the start and carried along by the drama. It is claimed by historians that the Protestant Reformation shaped modern day Europe, helping to draw the boundaries of each nation state, as powerful forces coalesced around their preferred new religious leader, and thus theirContinue reading “Wonderful Review of The Brothers Path by Tracy Rail”
Now an Award-Winning Book!!!!
What started here on WordPress as a blog, is now an award-winning memoir. One reader said, “I started reading your book today. Martha—I love it…If ever there was a love story—this is it.” It is a love story. Another reader says, “Ms. Kennedy’s narratives are rich with sensory descriptions and heart-warming adventures. Anyone who loves hiking andContinue reading “Now an Award-Winning Book!!!!”
Good News for Martin of Gfenn!
CHAUCER BOOK AWARDS 2017 Short Listers for Historical Fiction pre-1750s This is the Official Semi-Finalists List of the Authors and Titles of Works that have been SHORT-LISTED for the Chaucer 2017 Book Awards. These titles will now compete for the First In Category positions. The Chaucer Awards FIRST IN CATEGORY sub-genres are: Pre-Historical Fiction, Ancient HistoricalContinue reading “Good News for Martin of Gfenn!”