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What do you do when your Publisher goes Bankrupt?

You have two options – find another publisher or self-publish them. This is what I was faced with recently on two of my six books/anthologies. I decided to self-publish Seasons of the Soul and Lockets and Lanterns, because they were … Continue reading

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A Trip in a Police Cruiser, Got me Thinking

Last week my husband and I trekked to Grand Island, Neb., to attend the state fair. Little did we know that day would end with a ride inside a police cruiser. No, we did not do anything wrong. In fact, … Continue reading

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The Love/Hate Challenge

Ruth Ann Nordin has challenged me to do the Love/Hate Challenge. What I have to do is write ten things I love, ten things, I hate, and then challenge ten other bloggers to do the same. (I do not know … Continue reading

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Saying Good Bye

       We all have those years we want to put behind us, and this year is one of those for me. It began with a series of deaths starting with my sister-in-law; my husband’s brother (who was married to the … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing? Where to Publish

Ruth Ann Nordin and I discuss “Where to Publish” your self-published books. In this video, Ruth Ann Nordin gives you inside tips from a person who has done it her way for several years and has been successful at it. … Continue reading

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Developing Effective Web sites

Ruth Ann Nordin and I just returned from a Heart of America Christian Writers Network conference. We had a wonderful time. The conference revitalized our faith and our writing. There were many workshops, and one of those was on how … Continue reading

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Chapter 1Excerpt: Courtships&Carriages

Chapter 1 Winter 1893 Omaha, Nebraska “Be careful,” Gwen yelled to her mother as the snowflakes fell around them. She shrugged, thinking about how these wet flakes had to come as they headed for this boring inaugural. Stepping onto the … Continue reading

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