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WINNERS!

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!

     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!

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

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!

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!!

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

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!

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!

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!!

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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How Honest Can I Be?

July 26, 2013 | 18 Comments

So I haven’t blogged in a while. Life kind of got in the way. I kind of got in the way of myself. And so on and so forth. But really, honestly? I don’t feel I have much to say these days. I read a lot of blogs that have things to say. Writers who…

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Why I Won't Pretty It Up And Put A Bow On It…

February 17, 2013 | 5 Comments

  It has been an interesting couple of weeks. I have a lot going on right now, and in the back of my mind is always some thought about my so-called career as a writer. Am I doing enough? What next? Should I be working on this or this? When I have stuff out on…

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Marketing Or A Root Canal?

February 13, 2013 | 18 Comments

 I’ve never had a root canal and I pray I never have to, but when I’m faced with marketing my books, I sometimes think I’d rather face down the dentist’s drill. This is not for the faint of heart, folks. To be honest, I think I suck at it. For one thing, I’m kinda introverted.…

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Ain't Nobody Got Time For Dat!

February 11, 2013 | 4 Comments

Right? If you have no idea what the title of this post means, you’re excused. Maybe you don’t have kids, YouTube or the Internet at all. It’s okay. It happens. Believe me, I wouldn’t know anything about Sweet Brown and her quest for a cold pop gone wrong either if it weren’t for my kids…

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Up For Another Round?

February 4, 2013 | 6 Comments

So this is me, being me, being real. It’s that time again. Time to get out the old paper bag and start breathing. Nice and slow. An author’s life is cyclical. At least this has been my experience. It looks largely this: Idea for book is born. Research. Write. Edit. Write. More research. More editing.…

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Testing, testing…

February 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

Well, I tried to post several times yesterday, but for some reason my new page wasn’t showing up. I think and hope it is now! Anyway, I thought I’d share a snippet of what I’m working on – no idea when this might get done, but if you want to check it out, head up…

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Friday Funny…

January 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

Bad Lip Reading. You either love it or hate it. I’m undecided. Some of them are pretty funny and some are just downright atrocious. But this week I watched this… If you’re not laughing now, you’re beyond help. Have a great weekend! By the way, what are you reading? I am currently halfway through Olivia…

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Are We Having Fun Already?

January 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

Truth – I woke up discouraged today. There’s nothing funny about that. I immediately began to asses the reasons behind my discouragement, and, as usual, it comes right back around to the fact, true or untrue, that I feel like I’m failing as an author. Failing to market my books effectively. Failing to continue to…

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Baby Steps…

January 7, 2013 | 7 Comments

  The decorations are almost put away. The house is almost quiet. My heart is almost beating at an acceptable rate again after watching two hours of Downton Abbey last night… Oh, my. What a show. I love it. I love being transported into that fictional world of splendour, hanging out with characters whose lives…

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Meet Author Lillian Duncan!

December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Writing Stories of Faith…Mingled With Murder And Mayhem Really? Christian Fiction and murder/suspense novels. On the surface the two don’t seem to go together. After all, how can a book where murders, mayhem, and bad guys abound promote Christian values? Can a writer of suspense novels make a difference in a life? Surely not, you…

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WINNERS!

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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