Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Trouble with Denise Hunter—A Review of the book, “The Trouble with Cowboys”

The trouble with Denise Hunter is that she writes books that suck me in and won’t let me go. I can’t do anything else until I read THE END. Somehow, I get stuck in my large easy-chair, feet tucked beneath me indian-style, sunlight dimming through the window, the only glow left, the lamp on the … Continue reading »

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God Knows Who You Are

Several weeks ago I wrote about how we don’t have to compare ourselves with others. Especially as writers. We are individuals. We don’t all have the same “voice” or plot ideas. Some of us are well known, others are barely getting started. That doesn’t matter. Really. The important thing is to listen to the Lord … Continue reading »

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Elizabeth Maddrey about The Wisdom to Know

I can’t wait to introduce you all to our guest today, Elizabeth Maddrey. A sweet and wonderful person with a charming, playful sense of humor. She’s here to tell us about her debut novel, Wisdom to Know. Elizabeth is giving away one copy of Wisdom to Know to a lucky commenter. So don’t forget to enter … Continue reading »

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Sandwich, With a Side of Romance

Have you read a good book lately? Here’s one you might like to try.  She moved to Sandwich, Illinois, in search of a new life, but ended up in a giant pickle.  Sandwich represents hope for twenty-year-old Maddie Buckner and Kyle, the eleven-year-old brother Maddie wants to spring out of foster care. Then she loses … Continue reading »

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Every Writer Needs Encouragement

  Whether we’re beginning writers or multi-published, we all get discouraged. Sometimes it’s tempting to say, “I quit.” But, I hope this post offers a bit of insight and hope. When I read passages from the Bible, I can’t help but relate them to the task of writing. This morning Psalm 37: 4 jumped out … Continue reading »

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Julie Klassen’s “The Girl in the Gatehouse”—A Review

Rich layered cake with ice cream, nuts and frothy whipped cream. Why is it that we love all these flavors together more than each on its own? And why is it this delicious mix of textures came to my mind while reading Julie Klassen’s The Girl in the Gatehouse? Hmmm. This Regency-period novel is about … Continue reading »

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