Author Archives: Sandi Krawchenko Altner

About Sandi Krawchenko Altner

Author of Ravenscraig.

Titanic Survivor Esther Bloomfield Hart Recalls Tragic Sinking

Originally posted on Ravenscraig:
Esther Hart was never very keen on the idea of going to Winnipeg.  When her husband Benjamin announced his decision to leave Ilford, England and strike out for a new life in Canada,  she was immediately…

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Titanic: Interview with Eva Hart on the 75th Anniversary of the Sinking

Originally posted on Ravenscraig:
“Over to You”, was the name of this program that must have been on cable television.  The segment was called “Titanic:  a Survivor’s Tale.” A  school teacher in England, whose name was not recorded, conducts an…

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Ravenscraig February Sale

Need a heart tugging saga to brighten your February? Ravenscraig is in the Kindle Countdown Sale. Catch it today at $3.99 and save 60% off the regular price.   Rupert Willows buries the truth of his identity and schemes his way … Continue reading

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Ravenscraig Book Sale to Honor Book Clubs

One of the greatest pleasures I find in being a writer is talking with readers and especially book clubs to share thoughts about characters and stories.  I have been very fortunate that Ravenscraig seems to have taken hold with  book … Continue reading

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Book Club Questions for the Author of Ravenscraig

One of the greatest pleasures of being a writer is the chance to meet with readers who want to talk about the story you invented. I am fortunate to be  invited both in person and on Skype to talk with … Continue reading

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Inspired by Tallulah Bankhead

Inspiration for a writer comes from many places. For me, pictures and videos of real places and people are  primary triggers to inspire the plot lines and help color the characters who are dominating the development of the story.  So when … Continue reading

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Storytellers: Author Mary Glickman on Marching to Zion

Every once in a while you come across a writer whose stories continue to reside in your imagination long after the final words of the characters have been spoken and weeks after the novel has been moved from your night … Continue reading

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Storytellers: Kevin Fitzpatrick Honors Dorothy Parker

One of the highlights of my recent visit to New York was meeting with Kevin Fitzpatrick, author, tour guide and the founder of the Dorothy Parker Society. I have long been a fan of the writings of Dorothy Parker and … Continue reading

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Sequel Inspiration: Art Forger Ken Perenyi

The idea of writing a sequel for Ravenscraig was in the back of my mind for some time  before I found the right story to tell. I have the CBS Sunday Morning Show to thank for providing the inspiration for … Continue reading

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Sequel Inspiration: Dinner at Eze in 1914

I am working on a scene in the Ravenscraig sequel which takes place at Eze, an incredible Medieval Village that is known as the “Eagle’s Nest” for it’s view of the Mediterranean.  We had the good fortune to visit this … Continue reading

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