Cynthia Roemer’s newest book in her Wounded Hearts series, Beyond Wounded Hearts, released this week! HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY!! I asked her to share something about herself and her writing to feature here on the blog, and feature in my newsletter, Inklings from my Pen. Cynthia is a special lady and her books are special, too. […]
Tangled Promises, Gowns, and Miles of Fabric
God grew mighty large in my eyes!!!
Bookish Valentine’s Idea for Your Love(s)
Looking for a unique idea for Valentine’s Day? We have a great one for you. It’s a bookish idea for Valentine’s Day! Authors use “pull quotes” from their books as teasers on social media and correspondence with their readers. Books expose avid readers to thousands of quotes every day. Grab your favorite quotes about LOVE. Each […]
World’s Fair Christmas in Chicago & Meet George A. Tribble!
Participating in Jocelyn Green’s World’s Fair Christmas Tour of Chicago last month met every expectation and more. What an amazing time we had. Oh, how many new places I saw and new things I learned about this city of my family’s roots in America. And tons of ideas for Tangled Promises’ sequel. See a few […]
A Few of My Fave Christian Fiction Books of 2022
When you’ve read 64 books in a year and most of them really awesome, choosing a few favorites poses a challenge! A huge one! I’ve chosen 7 to share, and probably could add at least 7 more that I count among some of my fave reads. And here they are with a sentence or three […]
A Special Santa Memory
Santa visited our home every year on Christmas Eve. Jesus always came first. The children’s program was always on Christmas Eve. We learned our “piece” for the story and hoped we wouldn’t forget the important Bible verse when our time came to speak. I think I remember being an angel a time or two. After […]
Halloween, Reformation & the Printing Press
October is my favorite month–maybe because the weather and the leaves change (and I celebrate another birthday). It’s also the month of the Protestant Reformation and Halloween. I’ve gathered a few facts to show that Martin Luther chose the date wisely for nailing his 95 theses to the church door in Wittenberg. These facts […]
Changes in My Kitchen and in My Writing World
Projects just seem to take longer these days. Supply chain issues. Delivery challenges. Difficult to know what you’ll get from an online picture. So, our summer went. We started in late May and Autumn is officially just a week away. We are close to finished. Close enough, I’m sharing a few before and after photos. […]
Never to Late to Realize Your Dream
This was me as a child. I imagined myself on my little flying carpet gathering stories to write down later. But later never came. My family moved so often, that my treasured tales seemed to fly away with the wind. The teachers that encouraged my talent were left behind, and my friends were left behind, […]
Is there a Little Free Library in Your Town?
Does your community have one or several Little Free Libraries? I was amazed to find four of them within five minutes of my home. Sadly, the shelf of the second one pictured was empty. What is a Little Free Library? Exactly […]