Tag: pony

Ever Thought of Riding the Pony Express?

I sure did…probably obsessed on riding the Pony Express, too, when I was a little girl riding out in the hills around La Honda, California. Maybe that’s why my first novel, A Long Trail Rolling, ended up being about the Pony Express…and a girl rider. Many have asked why I wrote about this for my first …

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Once Upon a Vet School #7…First Chapter Sneak Preview!

Hi All! Sending out my best to all those affected by the Texas hurricane, and other disasters. We’re thinking about you all over the world. I thought I'd share the first draft of Chapter 1 of the novella I'll be including in our Christmas anthology, (You'll have to see the final version in the boxed set, …

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Medicine, Vet Med and Horses…What do They Have in Common???

  HI Everyone! Happy Monday! Just back from RWNZ Conference in lovely Rotorua!  Hot pools, writing and meeting some fantastic writers and speakers! One was Kristen Lamb, from Texas! I loved this article from her website…it could be of real help to any of you out there writing, especially if you're including issues about medical …

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Author Talks This Week

If you're anywhere near the Humboldt, California area, come on by one of the Author Talks I'm giving on Friday and Saturday of this week! Fortuna Library: Friday 24 June, 4 pm at  753 14th St, Fortuna Eureka Library: Saturday June 25, 3 pm at 1313 3rd St, Eureka Bayside Grange: Saturday 25 June, 7-9 pm …

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The Pony Express Rides Again!

Hi All! It was Great!!!! Grit in your teeth, hot, sweaty horses and people… and the mochila, being handed from horse to horse every two miles, for 2000 miles… What else could it be but fantastic? Here's where our group started, at Simpson's! It was a three-generation-Hearty Family affair, from Izzy, below shown with dad …

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Talks Scheduled for Utah, Eureka, Fortuna and Bayside

Hi All! Here is the more complete list of talks! They will be  Meet the Author sessions, and I'll be talking about History, Writing History, A Long Trail Rolling,  and doing some readings from some of the books! If all goes well tomorrow, there will be some footage shot during my ride in the Pony …

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The Pony Express Rides Again!

It was fantastic, the Pony Express, wasn't it? 400 horses, 120 riders, nearly two hundred stations and several hundred station keepers, water /feed carters and the like, through hostile territory, alkali deserts, and high mountains, to get mail across the continental USA in TEN DAYS! Unheard of! The mochila, that piece of leather with the …

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Finalist!!!

How very exciting! Opened email today to find this! and the lovely note attached: Dear Lizzi Tremayne It‘s my pleasure to let you know that your novel, A Long Trail Rolling, has been selected by our reader judges as a finalist in the HOLT Medallion contest in the Romantic Suspense AND Best First Book categories. Congratulations! …

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Blogging Today at The Romance Studio!

Hi All, I'm blogging today over at The Romance Studio! Come on over to The Romance Studio hear a little about the Secession Menace in California in the 1860's, A Long Trail Rolling and The Hills of Gold Unchanging! See you there! XXX Lizzi

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Sneak Preview! A blog post for the 21 August on The Romance Studio's End of Summer Bash…

Just for a bit of fun, here's one of the blog posts I'm posting on the 21st of this month on The Romance Studio's End of Summer Bash… Hello All! Welcome back! Here's another excerpt… with Scotty, horses and sparks flying between Aleksandra and Xavier… ~    ~    ~ ‘Oh no, the Furs! And …

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Come Over to The Romance Studio for the TRS End of Summer Bash, this WHOLE WEEK!

Hello All! I'm posting ALL WEEK on The Romance Studio's End of Summer Bash! Come on by to see what my book is all about, and a bit of background about A Long Trail Rolling, its author (me!) and the in-progress sequels in @The Long Trails Quadrilogy, The Hills of Gold Unchanging​, A Sea of …

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Hi All! Come on over to Cynthia Woolfe's Blog, we're over there today!

Hi everyone! I was invited to an interview with Cynthia Wolf, Historical Romance author extraordinaire! Click Here! Here's the header on her lovely page! Come on by and learn a little about where I got interested in writing, how the series began, and some things about me you might not have known! Leave a comment …

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What Draws us to History?

Here's a post I wrote for Bethanne Strasser's Through the Heart Shaped Glasses blog earlier this month. I thought some of you might appreciate it! What draws us to history? Is it the romance of a different time from our own? Is it what history can show us about ourselves? How we’re different from or …

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The Pony Express Mochila is Headed for Ft. Laramie!

June 20, 3:54pm PDT (today in the States, for those of you in NZ!) “The mail just left Lingle,WY at 4:45 pm, mountain time, headed towards Ft Laramie.” Patrick Hearty & Joseph Hatch The Pony Express Stations in Utah Well done to all of you out there riding!  You might get a bit tired, but …

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The Pony Express Re-Ride Continues!

Yesterday's post detailed the Pony Express 20th Anniversary Re-Ride. I have posted some handy links for you to follow the ride's progress! Thanks to Pony Express History –18253400.nhd.weebly.com The  Re-Ride continues! The “mochila,” (the leather pad with the mail pockets, below), which is transferred between riders on the  Pony Express) has made it from Elwood, …

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