Kentucky Book Fair Fun on the Way

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I love the Kentucky Book Fair and I’m happy I get to be part of the Fair this Saturday, November 18th. Looks as though sometimes even Santa likes being at the Book Fair. 2013 was a good year for Book Fair pictures. I’ve got this one with Santa and then I also got to pose with Woody the writing Dachshund and his …

First Lines and First Winner

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“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” Genesis 1:1 (New Kings James Version) I guess when you decide to write a post about the first lines of books, you can’t go completely wrong with the first line of the Bible. That line opens the door to everything that follows. God in the beginning and then wow. No …

New Book – Freak of the Week

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Books come in all sizes for all types of readers. I’ve jumped around in some of those types. I’ve written for the general market and the Christian market. I’ve written for young adults and for middle readers. I’ve even written a picture book that hasn’t made it out to readers yet. I’ve written historical romance, mysteries, Shaker stories and family …

Winning Books Can Be Fun

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My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water. ~Mark Twain I love books. I’ve had a love affair with books ever since I learned to read and even more so, after I learned to write. Well, I’m not sure I ever actually learned to write. I just started putting one word after …

Time for a Spring Contest – Name the Flower

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Spring is Here Hey, did you notice? It’s SPRING! The calendar says so. Now if some of us can get Mother Nature to go along with the calendar, we’ll be happy. Here things are beginning to look and sound like spring. The spring peepers are in full voice at night and in the morning, the birds are singing their spring …