The midwife from Normandy came to the Beaver Creek Author Fair

By carolepenfield | January 28, 2017

Winner of Golden Inkwell Award

By carolepenfield | December 22, 2016

Carole was recently presented with the Golden Inkwell Award for Meritorious Achievement following publication of Midwife of Normandy by Honey J. Rubin, president of the Verde Writers Critique Circle.

Cute little book “fan”

By carolepenfield | December 2, 2016

Jane Austen doll reading her very own miniature copy of my new book. She plans to write a review with her tiny quill pen on bookbub and

What Jane was thinking about..

By carolepenfield | December 1, 2016

Cassandra Austen painted her famous sister, but what was Jane staring at? I like to imagine she was admiring author Carole Penfield and her husband Perry, dressed in their regency finery for a JASNA garden party. Perhaps Jane was thinking “what an elegant couple. Perhaps I should write a story about them…” I ordered these…

Nothing Like a New Hat to Lift one’s Spirits

By carolepenfield | November 19, 2016

I love to find hats that remind me of the 17th and 18th centuries. Here is my newest acquisition.  I can imagine Clare Dupres wearing it to tea at Chateau Montjardin. I found it at a local consignment shop, not ten minutes from my home. Perhaps I will wear it to the Author Book Fair…