There is something intriguing about forgotten places - old cemeteries, abandoned buildings, crumbling walls. They beg us to ask, "Why are you forgotten? What memories do your walls hold?" My fascination with the lure of old places and the stories they held began in childhood on warm Sunday afternoons when my great-aunts and uncles would… Continue reading The Lure of Forgotten Places
The Majeks are back! In my imagination, at least. I started work on the third draft of the new novel, now titled, "I Know You." It's moving along briskly and I am happy to report that Dave, Eva, Tibor, Eddie, Turquoise and all your favorites from the first of the Majek family stories are returning… Continue reading The Majeks Are Back – Progress on “I Know You”
Growing up on Long Island meant growing up with the ghosts of the past. As a child, my parents loved to take us for Sunday outings. Many of those outings were to places that had once been grand estates but were now open to the public: Planting Fields Arboretum, Westbury Gardens, the Vanderbilt Estate (now… Continue reading Ruins of a Time Past
Photos that I took today around the farm of the ice storm. Experimenting with manual models on my camera. I love to capture the tiny details, contracts in color and texture. All photos copyright 2018 Jeanne Grunert.
Interesting developments for writers at HubPages.
We are really excited to announce that we are joining Maven. Maven is an expert-driven group media network, whose innovative platform serves, by invitation-only, a coalition of professional, independent channel partners.
We just completed the most successful 4th quarter in our history with the highest ad CPMs we’ve ever seen. As we formed our ad strategy, Josh Jacobs from Maven consulted with us on which partners to use, how to think about unique demand, and how to help the passionate experts on HubPages present their inventory to premium programmatic buyers. The results have been outstanding.
From monetization synergies and shared technology to increased promotion of our sites, this is a great opportunity for us to continue what we do, but even better, and with more opportunity for Hubbers.
We greatly appreciate the dedication of the writers on HubPages and our niche sites and want to…
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My first book signing and reading event on October 28th was a success - thanks to YOU! A huge thank-you to all of the people who came to the event, and to those on social media who so generously shared the information with their friends and family about it. We had coverage in all the… Continue reading Pictures from the Book Signing
PROSPECT, VIRGINIA -- Local author Jeanne Grunert will be signing copies of her novel, I Believe You, and her new novella, The Last Run of the 6:01 at Baines Books & Coffee, Main Street, Appomattox, on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Copies will be available for purchase. Last year, Grunert… Continue reading Meet Local Author Jeanne Grunert at Book Signing Event, Baines Books & Coffee, October 28, 2017
My latest work is now available in both print and e-book! The Last Run of the 6:01 features Gertrude Archer, an elderly sculptor with an obsession with trains. Why she has that obsession is something you'll have to find out for yourself in this fast-paced page turner. Readers are already sending me comments and photos...and… Continue reading New Novella Released
I began writing at age 12. I remember reading a dreadful science fiction novel that I'd checked out of the library. It was a 'children's sci-fi' book that talked down to kids and acted as if we were morons. I chucked it across the basement playroom where it hit the wood paneling with a resounding… Continue reading If you could tell your younger writing self anything, what would it be?
FOR A FRIEND - Virtual Book Signing for Author Mary Ann Poll COME ON DOWN! Virtual Book Signing for Dullahan, An Alaska Iconoclast Thriller. Meet other authors, receive personalized copies of 1 or all of the Iconoclast series, and have some fun with us. If you love thrillers, this event is for you. https://www.facebook.com/events/812982835521052/ I'll… Continue reading Join Us on Facebook for Some Fun!