Author Archives: Caroline Warfield

About Caroline Warfield

Traveler, adventurer, writer of historical romance. Enamored of owls, books, history, and beautiful gardens (but not the actual act of gardening).

It’s in My Bones

Never discuss religion or politics at a family gathering. That common-sense rule took on a greater urgency in recent years as the nerves and anger level in the country percolated upward. In a time of tribes and divisions the last … Continue reading

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How Many Eyeballs Does It Take to Make a Book?

We live in an age in which a person can write a book, type “The End” and immediately  publish it on multiple platforms. That’s one look from one set of eyes. The next person who sees it is the reader. The … Continue reading

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The Real Work

Writing is easy. Well, maybe not always. I currently have two books in the editorial process at two different publishers and sequels to each of them in process. If I hit a snag in one, I can switch to the … Continue reading

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Life is Worth the Risk

Life is a fragile thing. We’ve had more than ample reason to see that this year. As I write this, I’ve had my first COVID vaccination, and I’m waiting for the next. It gives me pause to ask myself, “Am … Continue reading

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Booklover Science

On January 6 after watching events with horror and being fixated on television and social media for five hours, it was difficult to settle down. I turned to what I knew best to settle my nerves, a good book. Last … Continue reading

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Love and Gratitude

I’ve come into this new year not so much with a fragile hope that 2021 will be better than 2020, but with the firm assurance that I have much to be grateful for. I can list them in pairs: Faith … Continue reading

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Age is Just a Number

Age is just a number. At least, I always thought so. Am I not supposed to tell you what the number is? What the heck, I will—but remember it is just a number. Beloved and I haven’t slowed down in … Continue reading

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Retirement, a Mixed Blessing

As I review this post, I think a warning is in order: This situation is almost, though perhaps not entirely, a woman’s issue. A writer friend of mine recently retired from her day job, thrilled to have so much more … Continue reading

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Drug of Choice

We are plagued with many things in 2020: massive fires, multiple hurricanes, politicians—and, oh yes, COVID-19. On any given day we might also read about locusts, killer hornets, asteroids, sun storms, the most recent update to Windows 10, and the … Continue reading

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The Good Years

There’ve been a lot of jokes about 2020. One wag announced that 2020 is what you get when you mix up your tarot cards with Cards Against Humanity. And it has been an ugly one. But in order to comprehend … Continue reading

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