Stories that Matter

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… šŸ™‚

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?Ā 

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  1. 3jackson3 on October 24, 2012 at 2:53 pm

    I would love to win this book. We talk a lot about adoption in our family. We adopted a newborn, who is now 22, my brother was adopted, I have several nieces and nephews that were, as well. I admire my daughters birthmother so much. Such courage. We met her , as it was a private adoption, and she was a lovely girl . So far, my daughter doesn’t want to search for her, I have always said I will help her when she is ready. She didn’t grow in my womb, she grew in my heart. We have a photo album, called the Baby Kaitlin book, with photos from the adoption consultant until our day in court when she officially became our’s. No, the road has not always been easy but we couldn’t love her more. Hopefully , she will want to search one day , just to fill in the blanks in her life. They have to be there, she just doesn’t admit it.
    LOVE books on adoption. I want to understand as much as I can.

    • Cathy West on October 24, 2012 at 4:05 pm

      Thanks for sharing your story! If you go over to my friend Katie’s blog today, I am posting there, and if you leave a comment you will get a chance to win HIdden in the Heart! I think you’ll find it very insightful. šŸ™‚ Katie’s blog addy is

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