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The 11 Secrets of Getting Published!

The 11 Secrets of Getting Published, is a compilation of my best tips on getting published. In this 60,000 word book, you’ll learn how to: Develop discipline. Weather rejection. Woo an agent with your amazing query letter and/or proposal. Understand the publishing business. Perfect your writing craft. At the end of the book are three […]

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Create a Facebook Ad in 8 Steps

Creating a Facebook ad has seemed mystifying to me. But recently I decided it was time to try it on for size. For those of you who haven’t tried it, here are 8 steps to create an effective facebook ad: Go to the Facebook ad site. Sounds kind of easy, but it took me a […]

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Publish Your E-book in 7 Simple Steps!

I never thought I’d self publish anything. Truly. I’m a traditionally published girl with eleven books under my author belt. I love my publishers, love what they’ve done. But there came a time when one of my book ideas didn’t fit within their needs. The kernel of the idea to e-publish started when I pioneered […]

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Be an influencer for The Muir House


The Muir House releases July 1st. It’s a love story. It’s a lost story. All under one roof. In it I explore the idea of needing the truth from the past to be able to move on in the present. Willa can’t say yes to a marriage proposal until she unravels her past, but she […]

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Today I’m on the 700 Club!


{Picture: me + producer + sound & video gals. Love them!} I have no idea how my interview turned out, so I’ll be watching it alongside you for the first time. You can watch the testimony segment on TV or on the CBN website. Click the Watch Now red button. I pray this broadcast blesses […]

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Do you worry you love writing too much?

I’m one of those people with a hyperactive conscience. Someone can look at me funny and I’ll say sorry. Therefore, I can go a little nutty trying to evaluate the motives of my heart in terms of writing. Yes, Jesus is the most important relationship in my life, followed by my husband and three beautiful […]

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Two books in two days!


Yesterday I received the ARC (Advance Reader Copy) of my upcoming novel, The Muir House. Here’s a little blurb: Willa Muir can’t say yes to the love of her life … until she explores her past and solves the mystery of a haunting dream. But when Willa’s desperate search unearths unthinkable secrets, her heart collapses. […]

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Best advice for new writers


I’m thankful to have a cool cache of friends who are in the publishing industry. This post launches writer week, for all of those who want to be published or are strange enough to wonder about the process of publication, stay tuned each day. Today I’m blessed to offer you sage advice from many folks. […]

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My first cartoon. Don’t laugh. (Oh wait, maybe you should.)

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Is writing inspiration? Perspiration? Or both?

Image via Wikipedia Note: This article originally appeared in the January 2010 edition of Writers Digest. At the keyboard, we experience moments when our muse bursts forth—words flow into inspired sentences, paragraphs, and chapters. But the opposite is true as well, times where each word typed is agony. So which is it? Is writing purely […]

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