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Awesome Family Pictures!

Not to say we are awesome, but my dear friend Tina Miller Howard of Fall Meadow Photography did an amazing job on our family pictures. In fact, they’re the best photos we’ve ever had taken of our family. Thank you, Tina! This is my favorite. We look like we’re posing for a TV show. “The […]

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Who is on your must-meet list?

In my spare time I read Publisher’s Weekly. I ran across a blurb for Debbie Macomber’s latest title, a nonfiction book: God’s Guest List. Debbie, at first, made a list of 30 people she’d like to meet, yet when she met them, she’d often be disappointed. “I had misplaced my admiration,” she said. God asked […]

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About

About

I want you to know this about me: I love Jesus. And really that’s the most important thing about me. It’s not writing or speaking or praying or mommying or any other -ing you can find. I flat out love Him. Why? Because He’s amazing. And He has utterly, truly, completely re-storied me. You can […]

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Why do poorly written books sell?

Why do poorly written books sell?

(Picture credit: me, at Chihuly museum in Tacoma, WA). I’m posting this picture for a reason, to show the beauty of art that took invention, labor, and creativity to make.) Today over at Facebook I asked the question, “Why do poorly written books sell well?” Some spoke of the importance of story (and I agree.) […]

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Five Good Reasons Why You're Like Teri Hatcher or Ashley Judd

Five Good Reasons Why You’re Like Teri Hatcher or Ashley Judd

OK, so my books sent to celebrities are coming back. (Well, only two). Here’s the problem. I signed Watching the Tree Limbs and Wishing on Dandelions to those famous folk. To them, mind you. Would you like both books FREE? Sent right to your very own door? Here’s the catch, then. Give me five reasons […]

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Creepy Health Sermon

Watch out folks, I feel a rant coming on. We turned on the TV last night and saw our friend Joel’s face all smiley and southerny. The audience crowd looked to be as large as a superbowl crowd. I hadn’t really heard him preach before, so we decided to listen a bit and see what […]

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Path to Publication: The End

Though the story never really ends, I want to end this series because I think it would be boring for me to write about, “well, then I got this contract, and this editing experience was hard, and blah, blah, blah.” So, suffice to say, the first book I sold was Ordinary Mom, Extraordinary God to […]

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