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Are you into healthy living? Essential oils? Eating well? Here’s an offer for you

Are you into healthy living? Essential oils? Eating well? Here's an offer for you
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BOM: The editing (Bathsheba)

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David Long, my editor at Bethany, did the substantive edit on this book, and my agent offered input, too.  My biggest problem (and have I ever mentioned how important it is to have other people give you their perspective?) was that Bathsheba’s story spanned at least 20 years, but all the action happened at the…

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BOM: The Research (Bathsheba)

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Once you’ve written one historical novel about a biblical character, a great deal of the research is done–after that, it’s just a matter of refreshing your memory and digging into story particulars.  Because I’ve written biblical historical fiction before (Dreamers, Brothers, Journey, The Shadow Women, The Nativity Story, Magdalene, Esther, and Delilah), the “big picture”…

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The book bundle is back!

The book bundle is back!

     You may remember this book bundle from back in January–if you didn’t have a chance to get it then, you have TWO DAYS to get this collection of home improvement books.  (I have decided to paint my bedroom furniture–and now I know how to do it right!)   March 31 and April first…

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Have you discovered bookfun.org?

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Some friends of mine, Fred and Nora St. Laurent, have established bookfun.org, or bookclubnetwork.com.  These sites are for people who love to read Christian fiction, and boy, do they have an enthusiastic following!  I’ve popped into their monthly chat room a few times, and it’s a crazy, fun time with lots of people talking, lots…

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We’re just so BUSY !

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There aren’t enough hours in the day, right? With work, helping the kids with their homework, preparing meals, cleaning up after everyone and putting yet another load of laundry on, there’s very little time for sleep – let alone DIY, writing, and crafting! But do you look at that bare wall in the family room and…

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