Katherine Keenum

A blog about how paintings, photographs, and prints have helped me visualize my fiction—both Where the Light Falls and works-in-progress—with a hope that they will stimulate other writers and readers, too.

A small sample of the images that inspired me appears below. Click on these or any images in the posts to see enlargements. In the text, click on colored words to activate links.

Selected Works

An American woman art student meets a Civil War veteran in Belle Époque Paris.


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My Novel, The Movie

May 21, 2013

Tags: Zeringue

NEWS AGAIN from Marshal Zeringue's super Campaign for the American Reader. Today he features my daydreams on casting a movie version of Where the Light Falls. You can also read the post at My Novel, The Movie. Many thanks to Marshal for his imaginative blogs that encourage more readers to read more books.

If you have ideas for casting, please comment here or at Marshal's site—or both!

The Page 69 Test

May 16, 2013

Tags: Zeringue

MORE BREAKING NEWS: Marshal Zeringue of the Campaign for the American Reader website has posted another guest blogspot of mine. Marshal asks authors to hold a mirror up to p. 69 of their book and comment on what they see. The premise is simple; the experience is startling—right through the looking glass!

Coffee with a Canine

May 6, 2013

Tags: Zeringue, dogs

BREAKING NEWS: The Campaign for the American Reader's blog, Coffee with a canine, has just published an interview with me about something as dear to me as Where the Light Falls—my Pembroke Welsh Corgi. His name? Palmer!