Christmas Giveaway

Hello Friends, I’m returning from a trip to Disney with my grandsons. It’s a magical place when seen through the eyes of a two-and-a-half-year-old and four-year-old. I knew I didn’t have their energy. It put my stamina to the test but was worth every wide-eyed smile. Now that I’m home and have...

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Happy Fall

Hello Friends, We have a number of new readers joining us, and I wanted to shout out a big, southern welcome. It’s great to have you on-board. Many responded to the GIVEAWAY campaign during October’s National Read-a-Book Month. The winner is announced at the end of this post along with a hint...

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Author Interview, devotion

Peace in the Seasons of Life

Hello, friends. I recently had the opportunity to be a guest on Discover the Story with Andrea Boeshaar. It airs on her website and on CWA Radio. I'll post a link below. During the interview, I talk about writing, publication, and my ongoing journey with Parkinson's Disease. I am happy to have...

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Snippets, Writers

Fall is in the air

Hello Friends, It’s been a while since I posted. Summer has a delightful way of usurping routines. But fall is in the air, school is back in session, and most vacations are now a memory. Thank you for all who came out to my book signing at M. Judson’s in July. It was a delightful day. I had...

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devotion, Writers

The Cost of Freedom

Hello friends, I was going to post a Fourth of July blog, a reminder of the debt we owe to our founding fathers and those since then who have paid the cost for our freedom. Instead, I decided to let an award-winning book say it for me. If you haven’t read Flowers From Afghanistan by Suzy...

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Book Signing

I will be in beautiful downtown Greenville on Saturday, July 20 at M. Judson Booksellers signing copies of The Street Singer, Beauty for Ashes, and The Least of These. Plan a day at the downtown farmers' market, and stop in to say...

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Thank you – Your Reviews Matter

Do you know that after reaching 25 reviews, Amazon will include an author in their "also bought" suggestions? After approximately 50 reviews, Amazon will include an author in their recommendations "based on your genre preferences, you might like..." Thank you to all who have left reviews on...

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The Struggle for Humility

“I love writing but hate marketing.” I hear those words from many authors. I didn’t pay them much heed because, up until recently, I was only writing. But writing leads to publication. Publication leads to marketing. Marketing leads to self-promotion. To further exasperate that situation, I’ve...

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Snippets, Uncategorized, Writers

It’s a Party

SAVE THE DATE: TUESDAY, MAY 28 FROM 6:30 - 8:00 pm EDT Join me to celebrate two book releases. Beauty for Ashes released on April 26, and The Least of These is now available for pre-sale. It comes out on May 31st. So dress in your most comfy PJ's, fix a cup of tea, and join me online. There...

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