Every Story Needs a Place

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“Oh, the places you’ll go.” Dr. Seuss might have been giving a pep talk to people about to start new phases of their lives, but it would be just as easy to say this about a person entering a bookstore or a library ready to embark on a reading adventure. Today on my Facebook author’s page I shared a picture …

Hidden Springs Cover Reveal and Giveaway

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Have you been to my little town of Hidden Springs where Deputy Sheriff Michael Keane tries to keep the peace? It’s a sleepy little town that might remind you of other small towns you’ve known. The kind of place where everybody knows everybody and people sit around on front porches and share stories. Sometimes about themselves or their families and …

Visiting Hollyhill

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This summer my first inspirational novel, Scent of Lilacs, has been a free e-book download. You can find it at most e-book sites like Amazon Kindle; Christianbook.com or Barnes & Noble. And if you’ve made that first visit to Hollyhill, you might want to go back for more visits. Those books, Orchard of Hope and Summer of Joy, are on …

Murder Comes by Mail Celebration Giveaway

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A new book, Murder Comes by Mail, means a new celebration for me and a giveaway chance for you. I sent out a newsletter this week with all the fun details. And you can read them on my News & Events Page. Here’s a short version. 1st prize is a Journaling Bible with a set of markets. I’ve been hearing some …

Meeting a Character in Person

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Readers make Blogging Fun One of the best things about blogging is getting to know you readers through your comments. You are such an encouraging community for me. Writers spend a lot of time in “solitary confinement” while digging stories out of their heads. Of course, we’re not totally alone. We have all those characters yanking on our imaginations trying …

Mystery Picture and Orchard of Hope Giveaway

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Guess to Win a Book Let’s have a little fun with another mystery picture. Leave a guess, but don’t read the other comments before you guess. It’s more fun that way. But leave any comment on this post or one of my other posts before the end of October to be in a drawing for a copy of Orchard of …

Hollyhill Book of the Ordinary

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  Hollyhill Book of the Strangely Ordinary – 1964 Jocie Brooke here reporting that it’s been another ordinary day here in Hollyhill. More of the same. That’s how it is in Hollyhill. People get up with the sun, go to work, come home to supper and sit on their couches until bedtime watching whatever channel might be coming in best …