What if We Have an Old House…?

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Often when I’m doing an interview, one of the most popular questions will be how or where do I get my ideas for stories. Sometimes the interviewer is more specific and asks where I got the idea for a particular story. That can be a hard question to answer clearly. That’s because ideas bombard an author from every direction. The …

A New Book Cover – Coming 2011

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What do you think about the cover of my next book, Angel Sister, scheduled for release in February 2011? I really like it. The little girl is a perfect Lorena and doesn’t it just look like she’s gazing up at her “angel sister?” I had been holding off sharing the new book cover since The Seeker has just hit the …

Happy Birthday to Me!

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To celebrate my birthday yesterday I thought I’d show you a girl who really enjoys her birthdays. This is Jillian at her birthday party in June. Somehow us older folks don’t know how to celebrate with such abandon the way a three-year-old can. But I’m still thankful for every birthday and glad to celebrate. I’ve just stopped counting them up. …

Launching The Believer at Shaker Village

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My book launch for The Believer at Shaker Village went great. We had breakfast in the Wash House. While the building is now used for meetings, etc., I kept thinking about how it had once been a work place for the Shakers as the sisters washed the clothes. The Shakers were very forward thinking and were among the first in …