As a new book releases

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I belong to an authors’ group where one member posts the most beautiful prayers on Monday mornings. I’ve become more aware of the power of prayer as I get older yet seem to spend less time doing it than I like. To be on my knees as much as I spend writing would be a blessed thing! Lately I’ve had …

American girl…and boys!

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Today my men and I took the ferry over to Seattle and spent the day doing a little school shopping as they start back to class next week. I couldn’t help but think of a trip we took when my first book was published several years ago (left) and contrast it to today on the ferry (right) when my 5th …

The blessing of a good book…photo!

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One of the joys of book publishing is receiving photos from reading friends who are excited about the book and decide to share the joy with you. I love any sort of photos related to a new release and would be so happy to post them to Pinterest, on my Facebook author page, and here. Don’t be camera shy! Just …

Pin of the week

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The Squire’s Arrival Mary Harding (1880-1903) This historic painting gives a wonderful glimpse of the era Love’s Awakening is set in. The artist happens to be a woman which is extra delightful but her artistic life was so short! Nevertheless she has left us a beautiful image. I can only imagine who the squire might be…

Blessed mail day!

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Just received my copy of Love’s Awakening fresh from the printers! Do I look like a happy parent?! Books really are like babies to me. The series thus far… Book 3 is being titled and cover design started as we speak! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Establish thou the work of our hands. ~Psalm 91:16 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Would love to know what you’re looking forward to …

Generations

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I’m currently reading book 3 in The Ballantyne Legacy aloud. All 97,000 words, my shortest novel to date! I can nearly hear my editors sigh with relief! My longest was The Frontiersman’s Daughter which weighed in at a whopping 124,000 words. This next story is due to my publisher September 1. I’ve been editing and rewriting and polishing madly since I finished …