Author Archives: alpine4me

About alpine4me

I write Western Romance and am a shameless fan of Small Towns and Second Chances. In 2009, I performed at Carnegie Hall and checked that off from my "bucket list." Look for me at the Kiser Ranch down here in Texas where I"ll either be quilting, milking the goat, or making goat milk lotion. The fun never ends!

The “What If” Mindset of Authors

Since this will be my last blog for SoulMate, I felt the need to make it a bit more personal than the others. My hope is what I say will give you insight as to why many of us continue … Continue reading

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Rediscovering the Muse

Like many authors, this is often the time of year when I run out of steam. By the time I’ve written a year’s worth of newsletters, blogs, and Facebook posts, everything begins running together and I find myself fresh out … Continue reading

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The “Other” Alaskan Treasure

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The “Other” Alaskan Treasure

  Poet Ralph Waldo Emerson is credited with saying, “Life is a journey, not a destination.” As I write this month’s blog, that sentiment especially rings true. For my birthday, my husband surprised me with a trip to Alaska-a place … Continue reading

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Breathing Life Into Fiction

  I can’t speak for other writers, but during the month of July, I often find myself oppressed by the sizzling summer heat and fresh out of ideas for books. Maybe that’s why God invented vacations, or as some of … Continue reading

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The Legacy

This year was a milestone for me. On April 8th, I celebrated my 70th birthday-an event which coincided with the release of my second book, STARS OVER TEXAS. Thank you, Debby Gilbert, for being so accommodating! The cake was amazing, … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday…Irish Style

I know it’s cliche’ but I don’t get out much-I mean-I really don’t get out much. And that, my friends, is why I simply cannot let the month of March pass by without sharing my recent trip to Ireland. For those … Continue reading

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