P.A. Staes

About me

P.A. Staes writes historical mysteries featuring textiles. Ms. Staes’ research for the novel The Bruges Tapestry took her to Scotland, Paris, London and New York. She invites you to visit her website, www.thebrugestapestry.com. as a nurse, Ms. Staes offers members who are authors the opportunity to consult with her on writing illnesses, injuries and medical and nursing history.

From my website

Happy 4th of July

Summertime is an excellent time to stock up on beach, river, or lake reading.  I don’t know about you but I read everything from the lightest comedy to gut-wrenching explorations of the human condition. Add The Bruges Tapestry to your summer reading list.  If you like historical fiction, sign up…

University of Iowa’s Summer Writing Festival is On Again

Don’t know if you noticed but the Univ. of Iowa is hosting their Summer Writing Festival again.  This is a lovely campus where writers are treated like royalty while they visit for their summer session.  It’s a bucolic place where one can rent a bike, stay in a B&B, learn…

What Hight School Reunion Will You Have in 2014?

Hi All, I just discovered that my high school, Alleman, in Rock Island, Illinois, is hosting our 45th reunion this year. What a thought! Forty-five years have gone by in a flash. What, dear readers, have you thought about when a reunion looms? Your weight? Hair color? I think about…

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