This Week in the Writer’s House: #40 Happy New Year! #amwriting #amreading

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Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe it’s 2019 already! So far, it’s been pretty busy. I’ve been making some prayer journals for people at church, packing away Christmas decor for another year, and gearing up for several author events. Speaking of author events, Continue reading


In the Writer’s House #37 Neat Library Display #amwriting #amediting

Hello Readers,

How are you? Has fall arrived where you are? We are now wavering between the 90s and the 60s, with some nights coming up that will be in the low 40s. Perhaps baking weather has finally arrived! My kids will be happy for cinnamon rolls,  Continue reading

In the Writer’s House #7

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I have been a busy beaver this last week, printing out chapters and reading through them again. We found the hole punch so I started printing chapters in batches and putting them in a small binder to read through for my last rewrite of Heir Force before it goes on to first readers.  Continue reading

In the Writer’s House: Week #1

Hello and welcome to the new Wednesday posts called In the Writer’s House! Each week I will post personal stories as well as my writing progress. I hope you enjoy these new posts. And as always, feel free to leave a comment, a question, or even dare I say-a complaint. Hopefully there won’t be many of the latter! Continue reading

Five-year Goals


Have you ever made 5-year plans? Have you come across goals written several years ago and were surprised you accomplished a few of them?

5-year goals written in a small notebook

I came across a list for 5-year plans a few days ago in an older notebook. I wrote this plan back in June 2010.

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My First Experience with a Library Book Club

Hello Readers,

Here’s my follow up on my first library book club appearance. Thank you to those who wished me well last week. It went very well!

What a great group of ladies! They were all gracious and kind and asked good questions. Some of their questions were about Nick and Natalie, or Mrs. John and Mrs. White—were they based on real people I know? Nope, totally made up.

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