Happy Hollyhill New Year

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January 1, 1967 Jocie Brooke here reporting from Hollyhill on New Year’s Day. Can you believe it’s 1967? Sixty-seven!! I’m fifteen. Grown. Old enough to behave myself, Aunt Love says. Old enough to fall in love, Leigh says. Old enough to take a trip to Jupiter, Wes says. Old enough to understand a few things about life, Dad says. Tabitha …

A #2 Pencil and a Dream

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“A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.” ~Joyce A. Myers Things are a little crazy, per usual, around here this week. I’m getting ready for my twin grandsons to come visit this weekend. That, along with this book I’m supposed to be writing  and my Hometown Book Launch coming up, made me totally forget Wednesday’s post. So here’s …

Sometimes It Takes a Valley

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I write Christian fiction. For years I wrote for the general market with varying degrees of success. I remember when I first started noticing Christian fiction books in stores. They were mostly in Christian bookstores. The majority of the books were nonfiction, but then a shelf or two or maybe a rack would have novels. I wondered if that was …

Need a Few Influencers for a New Shaker Book

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“The people who influence you are the people who believe in you.”      ~Henry Drummond I am blessed by the influence of so many people who have believed in me through the years. My mother, first and foremost, always believed I could do whatever I set out to do. That’s not to say she might not have been a …

Saving Skelley

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October 27, 1965 Jocie Brooke here reporting from Hollyhill, Kentucky. Wow, what a week. My teachers have been crazy this week. They must think we have nothing to do but study. Tests and homework and who has time for all that.  I know. I’m in school. I’m supposed to have time for all that. But I have to help Wes …