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.

This year for the first time in over nineteen years, there will be a blue moon on Halloween. A blue moon is more than one full moon in a month, which doesn’t happen frequently. I am celebrating one year in print with my book, Blue Moon, a tale of precious things more rare than a blue moon. I thought it would be fun to offer a giveaway to coincide with the two.

Learning to let go dominates a part of my life, but we all must choose to release things and sometimes people, for various reasons.

When I first started to have issues with disability and a body that wouldn’t cooperate with my demands and reflexes, I let it define me, crush me in a way that nothing else ever had. Until I realized that I was more than what I couldn’t do…

A dry, brown oak leaf swirls in an eddy, little less than three feet wide, in front of the entrance to my home. It scrapes, crackling against the cement. Round and around it goes, dancing in rhythm to the wind chime hanging nearby.

I approach the end of an enormous effort, in November 23rd the last book in my series, By the Light of the Moon, will be released.

How does cradling a hot cup of tea in my hands comfort me? The warmth reminds me of safety, of home.

Readers, kids are back in school and with all the changes due to Covid with thought it would be encouraging to do a fun giveaway just for you!

Rather than a sharp word or condemning thought, show kindness instead of prickles to someone today.

With sadness comes shadows, but in the shadow spaces we find definition, shading that brings depth and dare I say, beauty.

I enjoy hearing about legends and tales from local and different cultures. I wanted to incorporating legends and tales into my novels, and since some of my characters were of Ojibwe blood, I chose that tradition as a base for the tales.

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