Cover Reveal – River to Redemption

Ann H Gabhart Ann's Posts, One Writer's Journal 31 Comments

For an author, one of the highlights of a new book’s journey to publication is seeing the cover that is going to be wrapped around the words of your story. In traditional publishing, the publishers have an art department with talented people who work hard to make those book wrappers as attractive and compelling as possible. That’s because the cover …

Do You Love Stories?

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December 29, 1965 Jocie Brooke here reporting from Hollyhill, Kentucky for the last time in 1965. In a couple of days I’ll have to start trying to remember to put 1966 on all my papers. I can hardly believe it’s almost a new year. I’ll be 15 next year. 15! That’s a while away since my birthday isn’t for months …

Scent of Lilacs and News from Hollyhill

Ann H Gabhart Heart of Hollyhill

April 14, 1965 Jocie Brooke here reporting from Hollyhill, Kentucky. Not much to report this week. Dad says that’s good because it means nothing bad has happened. And I say why can’t something good happen that we can report.  But in the newspaper business, bad sells more papers. Like the wind blowing the roof off of Mr. Dexter’s barn last …

“A Book Worth Reading”

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“If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.” ~George MacDonald Sometimes an encouraging word can be a special gift. I got one of those today from a reader who was reading my book, Scent of Lilacs. …