Posts by Danica

Leadville Inspiration for Rocky Mountain Dreams

In my last post, I showed you the cemetery where my husband’s family is buried. Today, I wanted to share the inspiration for the location of Rocky Mountain Dreams. When we go to Leadville, my husband likes to take trips into the hills to see the old mines and check out the scenery. As you’ll see from my video, it’s beautiful there. But for me, the inspiration is all about the...

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Family Inspiration for Rocky Mountain Dreams

Family Inspiration for Rocky Mountain Dreams

Pin It The reason I chose to set Rocky Mountain Dreams in Leadville is because we spend a lot of time there. When my husband’s family came to the United States, they settled in Leadville. So much of the family history is tied up in the mining history, and that history inspired my story. That’s not to say that my books are at all based on the family- they’re not. But...

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Rocky Mountain Dreams Release Month!!

Rocky Mountain Dreams Release Month!!

Pin ItIt’s finally here! The release of my debut, Rocky Mountain Dreams! I’ve got all kinds of fun celebrations happening, so be sure to check them out. Earlier this month, I stopped by Margaret Daley’s blog with an interview with my heroine, Annabelle Lassiter. And, if you want to get to know my hero better, I shared an interview with Joseph Stone on the CRAFTIE...

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Staying focused on the dream

Staying focused on the dream

Pin ItAh, the grand plans of a dreamer… one of the things I noticed about when you dream of doing something big, something always gets in the way. I no sooner launched my art journaling class than a minor catastrophe hit our household. I ended up having to focus at least two hours a day on this situation. Completely beyond my control, and absolutely necessary for me to deal...

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Your Dreams Matter

Your Dreams Matter

The past few days have been a bit of a whirlwind for me. Some of you were part of my great big huge prayer request and know that I’m stepping out on faith to pursue my dream and start my art journaling business. Coincidentally (HA! Does anyone really believe in coincidences? Thank you, LORD, for aligning everything in such perfect timing), I’m taking the blog challenge with Jeff...

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