Welcome to the online home of author Rachel Fordham

A bookworm turned storyteller that loves all things historical but needs an editor for all things technical. A family first, love your life, laugh as you go kind of girl. Put up your feet, kick back and let’s be friends as you explore my website.

Ramblings by Rachel — Read the latest
One of My Everyday Heroes

My oldest son Garret is almost a teenager. (How is that possible?) He’s a great kid that likes to pick… Read More

More Fun Feedback

Interesting to get feedback from different readers. Here's another interview! Name: Nancy Larimer Where are you joining us from? I… Read More

Ravioli and Writing

Just the other night I sat on a bar stool in my kitchen as I watched my children and husband… Read More

Another Fun Reader Interview

And here's another fun interview with one of my readers. Enjoy! Name: Trisha Robertson Where are you joining us from?… Read More

Reader Interview!

I’ve done lots of interviews lately and thought it’d be fun to let someone else have the experience, so I… Read More

Tyler Versus the Raccoon

We have a lazy tom cat that likes to sit on our back porch. He has a cushioned bench that… Read More

Greatest Writing Compliment EVER

I must warn you this post is going to be oddly vague and, for that I apologize, but there is… Read More

Vulnerability

A few early copies of The Hope of Azure Springs are beginning to trickle out into the real world. It’s… Read More

Attention All Book Clubs

I LOVE book clubs. I’ve been in a few different ones over the years and not only did we enjoy… Read More

Subscribe Here!

I'm so excited to be putting together my first newsletter and I'd love it if you'd subscribe! As an added… Read More

Behind Every Good Book There is a Sister

My title might not actually be true but in my experience writers need sisters and I am blessed to have… Read More

What in the World is Beta Reading?

I am so excited to welcome Kailee Diaz to my blog today. Though we have never met in person I… Read More

Stepping into the Waters of Book Marketing

I don’t pretend to be an expert at anything bookish. In fact I’m learning as I go. Recently promotion for… Read More

Restless Writer Syndrome

About: Very common among writers, particularly among those that are anxiously awaiting publication. Chronic: Can last for months or a… Read More

The Making of a Cover

Covers are so important. The way they look — the way they make us feel — can attract us to… Read More

Big News!

The Hope of Azure Springs was a one book deal. I didn’t expect more than that so I was nothing… Read More

A Lasting Bond

Are authors special? Not anymore than anyone else. They are normal people with hopes and fears and joys and heartaches.… Read More

Orange Rolls

I have a book that mentions orange rolls. It’s one of those manuscripts that I am still hoping makes it… Read More