I had an epiphany yesterday–


Yesterday, while working on my WIP, tentatively titled A WOMAN OF WORDS, I had a breakthrough.  I have said this, in ignorance, many times but I will never say it again. What is the incorrect statement?  God became a man . . . (pertaining to Jesus).   Oh, no He didn’t.  The idea is repugnant…

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Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt #6

scavenger hunt tray

AND the winners have been announced!  The three top prize winners of the scavenger hunt are Nina Waugh, Tayler Carlisle, and Laura Merchant.  The winner of the book tray from my page is Victoria Scott!  Congratulations all around!     Welcome to the Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt!  If you’ve just discovered the hunt, be sure…

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Let’s talk about dogs . . .


A couple of days ago I sent out a newsletter and mentioned that we had just adopted a new puppy, and that I’d picked her up from a breeder. Then I received a notice that one of my subscribers had unsubscribed with this note:  “It makes me sad to hear you got your dog from…

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Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt Stop #2

Elevated view of cracked mosaic floor, Masada,

Welcome to the Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt!  If you’ve just discovered the hunt, be sure to start at Stop #1 and collect the clues through all the stops, in order, so you can enter to win one of our top five grand prizes! The hunt BEGINS on 11/7 at noon MST with Stop #1 at…

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ACFW Lifetime Achievement Award

AH_LAA_Gala 2019

I was delighted to receive the ACFW Lifetime Achievement Award at the September gala. Surrounded by so many wonderful friends, I was pleased to give the following speech: This honor means a great deal to me. I know I’m not the best writer, or the most best-selling writer, nor am I the flashiest or funniest. …

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Coding Christmas


The house is quiet today, so I thought I’d take some time to pull the Christmas presents out of my closet and wrap them up–especially since the grands are fond of playing hide-and-seek in Nana’s closet.  My grands are seven, 18 months, and six months–so okay, it’s the seven-year-old who does most of the hiding…

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