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Romance in Amish Fiction

August 18, 2010 /

  Usually on Wednesday’s we talk about ANOTHER author’s writing, but this week I wanted to share a little of my writing. This week I had the opportunity to blog…

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Amish Buggies

August 14, 2010 /

I thought since it’s so blazing HOT across the states, I’d do a blog that amuses me — Amish BUGGIES. When I first started reading Amish books, I had a…

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Amish Friends

July 24, 2010 /

I’ve enjoyed sharing what I learned on my trip to Shipshewana, Indiana. When my editor, the wonderful Sue Brower, picked Shipshe for the setting of our cozy Amish series, I…

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Amish Farms

July 17, 2010 /

I’ll wrap up this series next weekend. It’s been a pleasure to share photos with you from my trip to Shipshewana, Indiana. Today we’re going to focus on FARMING, and…

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Amish Clothing

July 10, 2010 /

I wanted to recap a little more of my visit to Shipshewana, Indiana where I was researching my upcoming series, Shipshewana Amish Mystery (Zondervan 2011). It’s possible that Amish clothing…

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Amish Children

July 3, 2010 /

I’m continuing with a recap of my visit to Shipshewana, Indiana where I was researching my upcoming series, Shipshewana Amish Mystery (Zondervan 2011). The Amish children I saw and met…

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Amish Seniors

June 26, 2010 /

Over the next few blogs I wanted to share some of the people I met and things I learned while visiting/researching in the small Amish community of Shipshewana, Indiana last…

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Shipshewana

June 19, 2010 /

I had the pleasure of visiting Shipshewana, Indiana this past week. Shipshewana is the setting for my 3 book Amish cozy mystery series, and although the stories themselves will be fictional…

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Shipshewana and Summer

May 29, 2010 /

This week I made plans for my first trip to Shipshewana, Indiana. I’m so excited that I’m doing little cartwheels around my desk (which is quite a sight). Shipshewana is…

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Barn Raising and Habitat

May 22, 2010 /

The more deeply I delve into Amish society, the more I find connections between “their” world and “ours.”  One landed on my front lawn last week. I’ve never witnessed an…

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