This is Melissa's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following Melissa's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
Word Wenches is a blog featuring seven authors, plotting in the present, writing about the past. . .and inprovising the rest. Authors include Jo Beverley, Edith Layton, Mary Jo Putney, Patricia Rice, Sarah Gabriel, Susan Holloway Scott, and Loretta Chase.
Recent Activity
Hello Margaret! The honorary word wenches list is farther down on the page, scroll down to the bottom, and it is on the right hand side! Things have been getting moved around a bit, and even though I'm the one that moves them, I still have to look really carefully from time to time. Melissa
1 reply
Thank you! I miss her too, but I'm excited for our new wench!
1 reply
The picture of the three cabbage patch kids are actually dressed up for my wedding, and Charlie is in a tux made by Jo to match the tuxes that the groomsmen were wearing, truly making him part of the wedding party! From left to right, that is Davey, Billy, and Charlie, and that picture is them in their seats for the wedding, with a clear view. Wouldn't have wanted it any other way! In fact, each home has their own protector Cabbage Patch Kid, it is a tradition, and I was proud to add mine to support our guardian! You are absolutely correct that Jo would be insisting we get back to work, celebrating with wine/port, cheese and chocolate. So lets all raise a glass, and break the bread!
Toggle Commented May 30, 2016 on Memorial Day & a Jo Beverley Gallery at Word Wenches
1 reply
I just double-checked, and it was indeed May 2013, but Jo Beverley also did a post on Mothers and Sons in 2015, so perhaps that is the one you are thinking of? I have not had the pleasure of reading the Bridgertons yet, but as I do like strong moms, I will add it to my "to read" list! Thanks!
Toggle Commented May 11, 2016 on Starting our Celebrations Early at Word Wenches
1 reply
Hi! I'm Melissa, the Wench blog mistress. As part of our gala 10th Anniversary celebration, which officially kicks off on May 23, we all would like to share some of our favorite posts from the last ten years. To start us off, here is a post on Mothers from Jo Beverley talking a bit about mothers in books. Mother's day has always been quite enjoyable for me, I have a wonderful mom, an amazing mother-in-law, and in the last few years I have had the joy of celebrating as a mother myself. Jo asks such thoughtful questions in her post,... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2016 at Word Wenches