Stories From the Past

Lauren Compton History, Video 4 Comments

As a historical author, I obviously have a love of history related things! 😀 That can take the form of reading other historical novels, visiting a pioneer village, learning about historic people and events, reading historical plaques when I visit places, or perusing displays of old-fashioned items. And old photographs are definitely intriguing (because a picture is worth a thousand …

Another Type of “Writing”

Lauren Compton Music 4 Comments

If you read my very first blog post as author, then you’ll already know that I love playing and teaching music! 😀 Well in the last year or two, I’ve been blessed to explore another part of music with my teacher, Amanda Tero–arranging!! I wanted to share a recording of me playing one of my recently finished arrangements. 🙂 While …

Promoting Family in Our Writing and Reading

Lauren Compton Encouragement, Quotes, Review 4 Comments

My mum has always told me that my siblings should be my best friends. That’s the type of family I grew up in. A family that works together, laughs together, and spends heaps of time together. 🙂 This type of environment is normal for me (what a blessing! 😀 ). But every so often I’m thrown a “reality” check. The …

Spring, Gardens, and Books!

Lauren Compton Farm, Jayne's Endeavour, JOY Series Leave a Comment

I’ve been planting some herb seeds for my herb garden, since spring is definitely in the air!! Warm, sunny days are here with the sweet smell of blossoms and bright yellow wattle. 😀 Here’s what my herb garden looks like at the moment: I know! It’s not much of a “herb” garden since it currently doesn’t have any plants in …

What to Expect!

Lauren Compton Jayne's Endeavour, JOY Series 2 Comments

Just what exactly is inside the cover of Jayne’s Endeavour (and future novels)!? Last week I covered what you won’t find inside my books. So now in brief, here’s what you can expect! Inside my novels pages, you’ll find believable characters that you can grow right alongside—all while having extraordinary adventures. 😀 Here’s what else: ♥  Mystery, adventure, intrigue! ♥  …