I'd honestly planned to post the next piece on setting for Backcountry Brides, but I drove to Omaha and back over the weekend for a writer's conference ... and I am tired!!! So, instead I present you ..Come join us over at the Colonial Quills blog, and on Facebook! Giveaways on both--including a BIG … [Read more...] about Release day … party time!!
For this week's installment featuring different locations of our Backcountry Brides novellas, we're visiting the land of “The Hornet’s Nest,” the setting of Across Three Autumns by Denise Weimer.Denise writes:In a historical novel, setting consists of both location and date.Across Three Autumns … [Read more...] about A Visit from Denise Weimer
I am so excited to get to introduce my current release, The Backcountry Brides Collection! All eight novellas are written by contributors of the historical blog Colonial Quills, which focuses on the American colonial and Federal eras. The collection was the brain child of blog founder Carrie Fancett … [Read more...] about Introducing … Backcountry Brides! And a visit from Pegg Thomas
2017 was hard for a lot of people. Natural disasters, perplexing politics, personal family drama in buckets.The year started difficult, with a marrow-deep weariness I couldn't shake no matter the prayers I prayed, or Scripture I read, or worship I entered into. But--through all, I knew God was … [Read more...] about And the word for this year is … JOY!
Some of us tend to be more, shall we say, passionate about God, and our faith, than others. Not that I think I'm anything special ... this is more from the perspective of, he who is forgiven much, loves much.But shoot, we’re more intense about everything. Which is not only exhausting for those … [Read more...] about On Christmas, a new year, and turning 50 …
When did it get to be September?This is the month, a year ago, of Mom’s long hospital stay after her big “event” (heart attack, several TIA’s, whatever else they were or weren’t able to ascertain that she’d suffered). A year since I attempted to bring her back and care for her at home again, then … [Read more...] about I Will See You Again