Welcome, Judy Ridgley, to the Summer Ice Cream Social at Avalon Graphics!

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Welcome, Judy Ridgley, to Avalon Graphics’
Summer Ice Cream Social!!

Judy Ridgley

[Cathy of Avalon Graphics] First things first – I have to ask what your
favorite ice cream flavor is:

[Judy] FATTENING AND HOMEMADE!

[Cathy of Avalon Graphics] Judy, please tell me a little bit about yourself!

Well, I have always loved horses. As a teenager I got Valjean and then a couple more American Saddlebreds over the years. I trained, showed and cared for them. Val and I won Reserve World Champion American Saddlebred Five Gaited Pleasure a thousand years ago. I then fell in love with Joe 43 years ago and traded my geldings in for a great stud who gave me two wonderful kids who I still ride even though they still try to buck me off. My first draft written was on King Arthur. I quickly learned he was not a king but a Celtic chief. I started running with Celts and ran smack dab into the Roman legions. And now I’m stuck in the ancient world and am loving it. I no longer have horses (miss ‘em but my daddy said if you can’t take care of them, you can’t have them) I can’t write and take care of my gardens now. And I love my stories. They keep me broke and outta trouble.

 Judy traveling

Just a few curious questions I’m putting to my guests
while we are enjoying our ice cream today:

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?

WINTER/SORRENTO, ITALY / SUMMER LAKE DISTRICT, ENGLAND

Judy with ancient statue RomanWhat inspires you every day and why?

GOD AND MY FRIENDS. LOVE YOU ALL!

Vows of RevengeWhat is your favorite food?

ANYTHING I DON’T HAVE TO COOK.

BirthOfABully-3D

What is your fondest memory?

AHHH SOO MANY. VALJEAN, FALLING IN LOVE WITH JOE, BIRTH OF MY KIDS AND MY FIRST PUBBED BOOK VOWS OF REVENGE.

Threatened Loyalties

What is your pet peeve and why?

RIGHT NOW, THOSE WHO DISCREDIT SELF PUBLISHED AUTHORS AS SECONDCLASS AUTHORS VS TRADITIONAL PUBBED AUTHORS.
For The Family


Favorite book in the world?

BLACK BEAUTY

Black Beauty cover

 


 

 

 

Favorite scent?

CLEAN HORSE STABLE AT FEEDING TIME
The Crysalis

 

 

 

 

 

 

How did we meet?

I WAS GRACED WITH MEETING YOU AND HELEN HOLLICK AT THE HNS CONFERENCE LONDON 2012.

 

Judy, thank you so much for stopping by and sharing with us! It has been a true pleasure working with you and I cherish our new found friendship as well. We certainly share a lot of common interests – horses as well as those pesky Ancient Romans! Oh and Arthur, along with Dark Age Britain!!  I look forward to our many long years of collaborations and shared joys together!

Check out Judy’s books and more information on her website, and follow her on Facebook, Twitter and other places too:

Judy’s Official Website: www.jfridgley.com
Blog: http://www.jfridgley.com/myblog.html
Email: jfridgley@jfridgley.com
Dreamin’ http://rpridepublishing.wordpress.com/
On Twitter @jgcasca
Facebook Page
Amazon US
Linked In: http://www.linkedin.com/in/JFRidgley
Pinterest: http://wwwpinterest.com/JFRidgley
Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/JFRidgley

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One comment

  1. Helen Hollick · August 12, 2013

    always nice to read about interesting authors!

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