AUTHOR THURSDAYS WITH Johnnie Alexander…

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Johnnie Alexander writes inspiring stories that linger in the heart. Where Treasure Hides, her debut novel, won the ACFW Genesis Contest (2011). She also has won Best Novel and Best Writer awards (Florida Christian Writers Conferences), and Bronze Medalist (My Book Therapy Frasier Contest). A graduate of Rollins College (Orlando) with a Master of Liberal Studies degree, Johnnie treasures family …

Do Kids Play Kick-the-Can Anymore?

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Someone asked me the other day if kids played kick-the-can anymore. I didn’t know, so I asked a couple of kids at church. They looked at me like I’d lost my mind and asked, “Why would you kick a can?” I started to explain that it was a game I played outside when I was their age, but I gave up when they …

Author Thursday with…

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 (Drumroll, please) Patricia Bradley Okay, I’m hijacking the blog today. As I’ve posted before, I’m writing an anthology with these really great authors, and I want to tell you more about it. It’s really four anthologies. Sometimes it’s hard for me to wrap my mind around a concept even when I’m part of it. It was only when I broke the …

Keeping Secrets about a Destination Wedding…

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Have you ever sat on a story you were dying to tell? Well, that’s been me for the past five months! Back in March, on my post for Heartwarming authors, I wrote about Tana and Jason’s wedding. I’ll do a short recap here, but for the whole story and more photos, check out my post, Romance is in the Air. …

AUTHOR THURSDAY: JANET Sketchley

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I am so excited to have Janet Sketchley on my blog today, and she’s giving away a copy of Secrets & Lies. Janet is a Canadian author who loves stories with strong characters, adventure and hope. Her novels, Heaven’s Prey, Secrets and Lies, and Without Proof (coming Nov/15) are stories of suspense and redemption. You can visit her website at http://janetsketchley.ca I asked Janet some questions. When and …

Ever Thought You’d Like to be a Writer?

Patricia Bradley Inspirational Fiction, Readers, Writing 16 Comments

Until I was thirty-five, I never gave much thought to writing. Oh, I’d read a book and think, I could write a book like that. But that’s as far as it ever went. Until.. …the year I turned thirty-five. That was when I started having trouble sleeping. Nights get very long when you toss and turn and stare at the ceiling. You check …

AUTHOR THURSDAY: RICHARD MABRY

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 I am very excited to have Richard Mabry on the blog today. And he’s giving away a copy of his latest book, Fatal Trauma! Leave a comment by Monday evening at 7 CDT to be entered. Richard’s webpage is http://rmabry.com and he blogs twice a week at http://rmabry.blogspot.com. Dr. Richard Mabry is a retired physician whose writing career really began with his non-fiction book, …

What Should a Writer’s Workspace Look Like?

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To be entered in this week’s drawing, leave a comment…     I have a friend who interviews writers about their workspace. http://lisajordanbooks.com/blog/ And their offices look so neat and tidy. Sometimes I always wonder how they can work in such order. And I wonder if that’s the way their offices always look, or do they hide all their “stuff” before …

Author Thursday: Mary Hamilton

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I’m so excited to have Mary Hamilton on the blog today. AND….I’ll be giving away a copy of her new book! Just leave a comment and tell me if you went to camp when you were young! Mary writes books for tweens called the Rustic Knoll Bible Camp series. Rustic Knoll–where kids bring their baggage to camp and learn how to …

What I learned from my recent surgery…

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Before anyone becomes alarmed, it was only foot surgery. What do you mean, only foot surgery? And is that the ceiling? I didn’t mean to imply foot surgery is minor, but in comparison to heart surgery, it is. And yes, that’s the ceiling. Since I had to lay flat of my back with my leg elevated for 48 hours, it …