Jenny Knipfer–Author

Historical fiction author, Jenny Knipfer, shares her books, inspiration, thoughts on life and writing, and book reviews. Purchase Jenny's books, read her blog, or listen to encouraging podcasts, highlighting the life of a writer.

They say anticipating something can be more fun than whatever it is you’re expecting. Maybe. I try to recall a few times when I’ve looked forward to an event, a particular day, or a special occasion. Did I find more joy in the planning and expectation or in the main event? At times.

This is what I am telling myself to do, think like spring. After months and months of white, I seek color. I imagine the spring day I cut these forsythia blooms from the bush in my front yard.

The sun always makes me feel industrious, so on bright mornings I write or edit. My favorite spot to be on these cold wintry mornings is in my dining room which has both a south and east facing window. The south window hosts an arrangement of plants: various succulents, orchids, African violets, and a Christmas …

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