Author Archives: Dawn Ireland

About Dawn Ireland

When I'm not writing historical romance, I'm practicing my harp, gardening, singing, acting, wood carving... Okay, you get the idea, I love to create.

A Trip to Hogwarts

At the end of last year my sisters and I took a trip to Universal Studio in Orlando. Most people go to amusement parks for the thrilling rides. But, I’ll let you in on a little secret; I get sick … Continue reading

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How to Spot Your Christmas Tree

My husband and I picked out our Christmas tree today. Every year we go to Birdhaven Tree Farm and search for that perfect centerpiece of the holiday season. I enjoy traipsing around while the weather is good, and the deciduous … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

What’s in a name? Shakespeare asked that question, and I have to admit, before I became a writer, I hadn’t thought much about what people were called. Now, I collect names that I can use in my writing! After all, … Continue reading

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Actress or Author?

I’ve been fortunate enough to play roles in our local theater, such as Anna in The King and I. (My favorite musical. I still have the ball gown I made.) Little did I realize that my acting would be ideal … Continue reading

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Jar Garden

I haven’t met a rose I didn’t like. Yes, they have thorns and can be temperamental, but so can our characters. (Remember, even the nicest hero and heroine need flaws.) And roses are the flowers of love, so as a … Continue reading

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Beginnings

I have yet to write a book which has the same beginning that I’d planned. Several things make the start of a story very important: do the first lines catch your reader and drag them, maybe kicking and screaming, into … Continue reading

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Lord of Scoundrels

I’m currently listening to Loretta Chase’s Lord of Scoundrels. I listen to most of my books these days.  I can’t write in the car, so it’s a great way to catch up on my reading. This book was released a … Continue reading

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