The Unofficial Boots & Backpacks Theme Song: I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)

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Several songs are mentioned in Boots & Backpacks, but I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) by The Proclaimers appears multiple times. It is, therefore, the unofficial theme song.   How many times could you listen to that song before you got sick of … Read More

November 2, 2014: Bingley and Darcy walked into a bar… La La Land

Sometimes you’ve been down that road before. In the case of Monterey to San Luis Obispo, that was the case, so we’d seen some of the main tourist sights down the road, but had missed the 17-mile Drive, so that … Read More

The Boots & Backpacks map: the importance of setting in a journey story

Why, yes, I did make a map to show the route Darcy and Elizabeth travel. In a journey story, the setting is particularly important, and when a setting is as well-known as the Appalachian Trail, you had better get your … Read More

The Austen Project “F-Word”

Have you heard about The Austen Project? It’s an project in which “six bestselling contemporary authors” are paired with each of Jane Austen’s six novels. From the website: “Taking these well-loved stories as their base, each author will write their own … Read More

Boots & Backpacks Prologue

Since the B&B blog tour starts tomorrow and there will be various excerpts posted, I thought I’d post the Prologue here as an unofficial kick-off. The excerpts will make more sense if people have read this first.   Prologue Distance … Read More

Boots & Backpacks Blog Tour Oct. 27- Nov. 7!

Thanks to these lovely bloggers for participating in the grand debut blog tour of Boots & Backpacks! And thanks to Jakki at Leatherbound Reviews for setting it up! 10/27: Guest Post & Giveaway at Babblings of a Bookworm 10/28: Review at Songs … Read More

Congratulations to the Winners!

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Thank you to all those who entered our giveaway online and in person at the Southern Festival of Books held in Nashville, TN this past weekend. The results are in and we congratulate the following winners: Festival of Books Winners: … Read More

The Reel Netherfield

A recent A Happy Assembly playground theme was “ballroom missteps”. Although flummoxed and uninspired at first, as others posted their short stories and quickies, I felt a little plot bunny begin nibbling my less than nimble toes. While doing research … Read More

Everything Is Beautiful at the Ballet (?)

“Everything is beautiful at the ballet.“ – “At The Ballet” from the musical, A Chorus Line The Muse, my debut novel, is set in a professional ballet company. I am not a professional ballerina, but from the the age of 5 … Read More

A Canadian Thanksgiving

The air is crisp in the mornings but this past weekend, Thanksgiving holiday here in Canada, was a beautiful extra of late summer temperatures and sunshine.  There are so many things I am thankful for! – living in a country … Read More

Free Ebooks!

FRIDAY 10/10 – Old Favorites   Dearly Beloved Author: Lewis Whelchel Published: March 29, 2012 Dearly Beloved – inspired by the characters in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Sometimes people do “die of little trifling colds,” and a tragedy at … Read More

Meet Award-Winners Cynthia I Hensley and Karen M Cox

The Southern Festival of Books (SFoB) is this coming weekend, October 12-14, 2014, and will be the last planned book festival Meryton Press will be attending this year. We’ve had a wonderful time meeting people at the South Carolina Book … Read More

New Releases Coming Soon

Meryton Press has all their editors and designers busily working on several projects. These books are in varying degrees of completion, but we’re excited to share an update of the books we can’t wait to put on our library shelf. … Read More

Boots & Backpacks Blog Tour, Oct 27 – Nov 7

Boots & Backpacks, by K C Kahler starts it’s blog tour on October 27th.  Follow the tour to read excerpts from the book, read reviews, learn more about K C, and participate in giveaways of the book. This is Kahler’s … Read More

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