Category Archives: Sequel

Sandi’s New Novel

First, a word of thanks to all of you who have checked my blog, written to me and posted your reviews of Ravenscraig.  I am so very grateful for your notes, reviews and support. It has been a very long time … Continue reading

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The Battle with Perfectionism

A Writer’s Log Amazingly, I am hitting some kind of a stride in my novel about art forgery in 1914.  I am traipsing around in the world of Monet’s garden, Paris art supply shops, New York Auction Galleries and the … Continue reading

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Inspired by Tallulah Bankhead

Inspiration for a writer comes from many places. For me, pictures and videos of real places and people are  primary triggers to inspire the plot lines and help color the characters who are dominating the development of the story.  So when … Continue reading

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Storytellers: Kevin Fitzpatrick Honors Dorothy Parker

One of the highlights of my recent visit to New York was meeting with Kevin Fitzpatrick, author, tour guide and the founder of the Dorothy Parker Society. I have long been a fan of the writings of Dorothy Parker and … Continue reading

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Sequel Inspiration: Art Forger Ken Perenyi

The idea of writing a sequel for Ravenscraig was in the back of my mind for some time  before I found the right story to tell. I have the CBS Sunday Morning Show to thank for providing the inspiration for … Continue reading

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Sequel Inspiration: Dinner at Eze in 1914

I am working on a scene in the Ravenscraig sequel which takes place at Eze, an incredible Medieval Village that is known as the “Eagle’s Nest” for it’s view of the Mediterranean.  We had the good fortune to visit this … Continue reading

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Art Forger: Mark Landis

The sequel to Ravenscraig has taken me down a fascinating road in the study of art forgers. Many of them have similar reasons for wanting to pass fakes into the marketplace but Mark Landis is different. Landis is a philanthropist … Continue reading

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Thank You Reviewers of Ravenscraig in the UK

Few things are more gratifying to a writer than to have someone say they like your story. Readers who share their comments about what they like, what they found lacking and what they are recommending to the world is the … Continue reading

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Writing the Sequel to Ravenscraig

I am happy to share the news that at long last I am seriously at work writing the sequel to Ravenscraig.  This story is settling into the world of art forgery and starts in 1914.  For me, fiction writing starts … Continue reading

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