Author: lizjansen

Finding Home From Wherever You Are

by Liz Jansen On a lazy Sunday afternoon in 1998, I lay on the sofa looking up at the massive beams holding up the structure I’d waited so long for and worked so hard to finish. Did I really think

Author Interview from Readers’ Questions

by Liz Jansen Last week I asked for your help in preparing a simulated interview. They’re great questions and a tough interview! Here are my responses to your answers. How does your family respond to your riding and your writing? 

Looking for Your Questions and Help to Create an Interview

by Liz Jansen This week I’m turning the tables and looking for your questions and help in preparing a simulated interview. Here’s your chance to ask what you’ve always wanted to know about me or my work. Smashwords, a worldwide

Remembrance Day 2018: With Honor and Gratitude

by Liz Jansen Sunday I’ll walk to the cenotaph at the Orangeville town square. I’ll join hundreds of others gathered to remember the men and women who have served, and continue to serve, during times of war, conflict, and peace.

Special Announcement—Goodreads Giveaway of Crash Landing is Now Live!

Thanks for being a loyal blog subscriber. I wanted you to be the first to know that the Goodreads Giveaway for 10 autographed print copies of Crash Landing is now live! Goodreads Book Giveaway Crash Landing by Liz Jansen Giveaway

Finding Calm When Quitting is Not an Option

by Liz Jansen It was a two-part challenge. First came a day of riding big-rig-dense Interstate 20 across Texas during autumn storms. The second, heralded by foreboding skies, came the next day and took the first day’s lessons to a

The Awe of Travel and Mystery of Life

by Liz Jansen According to the calendar, this year’s road trip, at just over five weeks, was the shortest extended (more than three week) journey I’ve taken. That didn’t diminish the intensity or the insights. My intent was to get

3 Profound Lessons from the McDonald Observatory

by Liz Jansen My recent trip east from Los Angeles to Atlanta became a race against time, aiming to reach safe harbor in Georgia ahead of Hurricane Michael. The relatively leisurely pace I envisioned was tossed to the wind as

10 Tips for Being in the Flow Through (Life’s) Storms

by Liz Jansen This week I had the unenviable experience of riding through two separate, large storm systems, one on the fringe of a hurricane, as I rode east across the southern U.S. It wasn’t my preferred manner of travel,

Goodbye California and a Special Offer

by Liz Jansen After making my way across the country, I stalled for a week in northern at the Horizons Unlimited travelers’ event, then visiting with friends in southern California. Today I’m back on the road, heading east to Georgia,

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