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The winner of Hidden in the Heart is… Luggage Lady! Please contact me with your mailing addy! Coming up on the blog… Tomorrow I’m doing a blog swap with my friend, author Katie Ganshert. We’re both going to be talking about adoption, so stop by and see what she has to say, and then visit…
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Crazy Times!

Well, I have to apologize – due to technical difficulties and traveling non-stop for the last few weeks – I’ve been lax in my blogging, and have not managed to post my Featured Friday Author. But then I figured, since last Friday was my birthday,(not sure what that has to do with anything),  and I…
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Meet Author Donn Taylor!

Suspense author, Donn Taylor, joins us today! I think you’ll find his post interesting and informative! It’s nice to feature a male author for a change! LOL! Welcome, Donn! The Magic of Transitional Words and Phrases Long, long ago and in a universe that no longer exists, my high school basketball coach taught me a…
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Meet Author Becky Lyles!

I’m pleased to have author Becky Lyles guest posting for us today!   As you’ve probably figured out by now, writing a book rarely happens overnight. Though the first Author spoke just a handful of words—“let there be”—and complete, perfect creations popped into existence, we human authors must take time to develop our skills and…
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Meet Author Ava Pennington!

Who are you? So many answers to such a simple question! I’m a wife, daughter, and sister. I’m an author, Bible teacher, and speaker. I’m a transplanted girl from New York City who now calls sunny Florida her home. I’m a graduate of St. John’s University with an MBA and a graduate of Moody Bible…
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Meet Author Sarah Sundin!

Who Are You? I’m just your average author/pharmacist/soccer mom. All right, so that’s pretty strange. I was raised in southern California in a home full of readers and always had my nose in a book. Although I flirted with idea of becoming a writer, I also wanted to be a ballerina and a protozoologist. When…
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Meet Author Vannetta Chapman!

Who am I? I’m a Texas country girl! I was a high school and college English teacher for 15 years and now I’m writing full time. I write Amish mysteries for Zondervan, Amish romances for Harvest House, and Amish novellas for Abingdon Press. I adore my job! But it feels more like a calling than…
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Finally Able to Announce….

    My new novel, Hidden in the Heart, will release SEPTEMBER 15th, through OakTara Publishers. As you may have gathered from some of my posts this summer, getting this book out has been more than a little stressful. But I suppose the saying is true, All good things come to those who wait… So now I…
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Meet Author Susan Sleeman!

Who are you? I am small town girl who grew up in rural Wisconsin in a farming community of only seven hundred people. My family owned the local grocery store, where I started working at a very young age and learned the value of working hard to achieve a goal. I am the wife of a church…
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Meet Author Lisa Jordan!

Lisa Jordan is a wonderful romance writer who is celebrating the release of her second Love Inspired novel, Lakeside Family.  If you enjoyed Lakeside Reunion, you’re sure to love this one as well!   Who are you? I’m a small town woman who loves a big-time God. I wear my princess crown (my Father is…
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WINNERS!

December 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Thanks so much to everyone who followed and participated in our Favorite Christmassy Things Giveaway! I hope you all had a fantastic Christmas! Here are the winners! AND, the winner of my giveaway is – DIANNA GARDENHOUR!! CONGRATULATIONS to everyone!! And thanks again for participating! Wishing you all the best for a very happy 2019!

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My Favorite Christmas Gift!

December 21, 2018 | 39 Comments

     I hope you’ve all been enjoying this fun giveaway, and enjoyed learning about all our favorite Christmassy things! Today, as we wrap up our twelve days, it’s my turn. And I’m delighted to tell you about my favorite Christmas gift! Actually, I have two, but they kind of tie together, as you’ll see.…

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What To Do After Launch Day!

May 23, 2018 | 3 Comments

So Where Hope Begins is now out in the big wide world. Godspeed, my lovely. And yesterday was a little nuts. The nerves. The onslaught of notifications. The well wishes and fun comments, and feedback. All wonderful and totally mind blowing, not to mention a tad overwhelming. Oh and did I mention a Facebook LIVE…

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10 Stages of Book Birth – An Exposé

May 15, 2018 | 4 Comments

Today we are one week away from the release of my new book, Where Hope Begins. And there are a million things I should be doing right now. So I’m blogging. As you do. Also, since I connected my blog to my new website, I’m really not sure anyone is seeing it. So if you…

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Newsy Book Related Stuff and Giveaways!

March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

So blogging is clearly not at the top my ‘things to do’ list lately. Life is crazy busy and I’m working hard to carve out writing time in between babysitting and book release stuff and laundry and trying to remember to make dinner. 🙂 But anyhow, for anyone still popping over here, I’ll share a…

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!!

December 6, 2017 | 4 Comments

Welcome to the 6th day of the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway! 12 Authors of Christian Fiction have teamed together to bring you this amazing giveaway, and I’m honored to be included! The prizes are building, and today’s winner will receive ALL of the below! The Memory of You  & A $5 Starbucks Gift Card…

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Full Disclosure

April 3, 2017 | 7 Comments

Happy Monday, friends. Not sure why we say that, really, since most folks I know aren’t all that jacked about Mondays. Me included. But hey, maybe it helps the motivation pick up a little speed, who knows. Positive thinking is always a good thing, right? So, April 2017. Which means I have survived the release…

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Friday Fun Chats With Friends!

January 6, 2017 | 14 Comments

WOO!! Here we go! I had so much fun talking with Carried Schmidt. We’re kind of new friends, we met online last year after she reviewed The Things We Knew and she was so amazingly gracious – we started chatting and got to know each other, and here we are, and OH yes, we got…

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A Christmas Giveaway!

December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

I’m thrilled to be participating in the 12 Authors of Christmas Giveaway, going on all this week!! We have a bunch of amazing authors here, so don’t miss out, and please tell your friends! Now who doesn’t want CASH AND BOOKS at Christmas??? I don’t know about you, but I sure wouldn’t mind! 🙂 Here’s…

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Life Is Good!!

July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Well, I’ve just spent a fun week with my sister! It was great to just hang out and talk and laugh. Best of all, she was able to celebrate a very special delivery that arrived yesterday! My author copies of The Things We Knew!!! A few tears may have been shed by yours truly. My…

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Winner of Hidden in the Heart and UpComing Events!

The winner of Hidden in the Heart is…

Luggage Lady!

Please contact me with your mailing addy!

Coming up on the blog…

Tomorrow I’m doing a blog swap with my friend, author Katie Ganshert. We’re both going to be talking about adoption, so stop by and see what she has to say, and then visit her blog, where I’ll be answering some of her questions!

November is National Adoption Month! I’m very excited about this. Each day for the whole month, I’ll have a special guest post for you. Posts will be written by birth mothers, adoptees and adoptive parents! We’ll also have a visit from best-selling author Eric Wilson, who wrote the novelization of the wonderful film October Baby!

Be sure to tell all your friends to stop by, it’s going to be a very insightful time. And one can only take so much election coverage… 🙂

Writing wise, I’m excited to finally be home from a LOT of traveling. We have some new projects that are getting ready to go out, so it’s time to put the paper bags at the ready – I’d bite my nails but I’m really trying to grow them. I’m trying to get a handle on all this marketing stuff and I’m making a few changes – one is on Facebook – I’m going to start posting about my writing life predominantly on my AUTHOR PAGE, and try to keep my personal page, well, personal. So if you want to keep up with the latest news about my books, please make sure you like my Author Page! You can also SIGN UP for my newsletter, which will be coming out soon!

I’m getting back to my exercise routine and writing schedule, and counting down to Christmas, when my kiddos will be coming home!

So what’s new in your part of the planet? 

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