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Post by Sheramy » Wed September 24th, 2008, 2:05 pm

Hello all!

Julianne Douglas (*waves at Julianne*) suggested I check out the Forum ... so here I am! :) Like all of you, I am passionate about historical fiction, all the way back to high school and Jean Plaidy/Victoria Holt. Further back to Gone with the Wind and Little Women!

I live in sunny Florida, where I am a fulltime art history professor and a when-I-can novelist. I grew up just outside Atlanta and am a bona fide Southerner. My first novel, The Sunflowers, will be published fall 2009 with Avon-A/HarperCollins and explores my favorite artist, Vincent van Gogh.

I have so many favorite authors I couldn't possibly list them all, but I'm a big fan of Tracy Chevalier, Susan Vreeland, Elizabeth Peters, and Joanne Harris, to name a few.

I look forward to getting to know y'all!

Sunflowers: A Novel of Vincent van Gogh, forthcoming from Avon-A, 13 October 2009
My blog: http://vangoghschair.blogspot.com
My website: http://www.sheramybundrick.com
For it is truly the discovery of a new hemisphere in a person's life when he falls seriously in love. -Vincent van Gogh

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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
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Post by Vanessa » Wed September 24th, 2008, 2:10 pm

Hi Sheramy

Hello and welcome to the group. I enjoy Tracy Chevallier's books, too. I also like Joanne Harris - her debut novel, The Evil Seed, has just been republished so I'm looking forward to reading that one.

I wish you luck with your book, it sounds an interesting read.
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Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Post by Leyland » Wed September 24th, 2008, 2:13 pm

Glad to meet another bona fide Southerner, Sheramy. I'm a Van Gogh fan as well and am cross-stitching a rendition of his Fishing Boats. I'd love to read your VG novel when completed.

My first artistic love is for Winslow Homer, though. Love his Florida and Bahamas work.
We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams ~ Arthur O'Shaughnessy, Ode

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Post by boswellbaxter » Wed September 24th, 2008, 2:20 pm

Welcome! Looking forward to reading your novel.
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


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Post by donroc » Wed September 24th, 2008, 2:26 pm

Welcome Sheramy from a fellow Floridan.

Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXZthhY6 ... annel_page

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Post by Ariadne » Wed September 24th, 2008, 2:37 pm

Hi Sheramy, nice to see you here too!

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Post by Madeleine » Wed September 24th, 2008, 4:10 pm

Hi Sheramy, nice to "meet" you.

I've been to St Petersburg a couple of times, what a lovely place to live in.

Good luck with your book.

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Post by Misfit » Wed September 24th, 2008, 4:16 pm

Welcome to the forum. Prepare to spend more $$$ on books then ever before :) :p :)

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Post by Carla » Wed September 24th, 2008, 4:41 pm

Hello and welcome!
PATHS OF EXILE - love, war, honour and betrayal in Anglo-Saxon Northumbria
Editor's Choice, Historical Novels Review, August 2009
Now available as e-book on Amazon Kindleand in Kindle, Epub (Nook, Sony Reader), Palm and other formats on Smashwords
Website: http://www.carlanayland.org
Blog: http://carlanayland.blogspot.com

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Post by Julianne Douglas » Wed September 24th, 2008, 7:28 pm

See, I told you we were a nice bunch of people. ;)
Julianne Douglas

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