Valentine’s Day: Surrender, Chocolate and Interview on Blog Talk Radio

Have you ever connected with someone through e mail and it was just a click? You felt like you knew the person and wanted to have coffee with them? That has been my feeling towards author and blog talk radio host Patti Shene. Through ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers,) we somehow crossed paths online and touched base because of the Adirondack Mountains.   You probably know my Surrendering Time series,…

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Book Review: The Amish Firefighter by Laura V. Hilton

This is the second part of my Don’t Miss This feature. Yesterday I shared that Laura and I are in the same critique group, so I’m able to see her work firsthand. She’s such a master at Amish romance that what you read as a finished product is pretty much what I see in the critique group. The Amish Firefighter is available for pre-order, and my review is based on…

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When You’re One in a Million

You know the toothpaste commercials—4 out 0f dentists. Or the fine print on contests stating the chances of winning–1 out of 1,000,000. How about the odds they give for side effects during medical procedures? 1 out of 10,000 will experience… I realized years ago I’m always going to be that “One in…” and it will always be for the bizarre, not so fun stuff. In 1995 I went on a…

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Encouragement for When You Can’t Stop Circling the Pool

I’m trying to incorporate an intentional time of quiet reading that isn’t for entertainment, review, or writing help, but for my own growth. One of the books mentioned if you try to be spontaneous about it, there isn’t a great success to accomplishing reading time, and I’m finding that to be true. But I digress. Honestly, I don’t even know what I was reading about, but as I read, a…

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