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Deciding Where to Put Your Books

October 11, 2022 /

Sometimes readers will ask why a book is available at one store or website and not another. Great question! If your book is published by a traditional publisher, the publisher…

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Creating Fictional Families

September 29, 2022 /

How do writers go about creating fictional families? I suppose there are a lot of ways, but I start by looking at MY family, and I go from there. (Yes,…

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Writing, Deadlines and Stress

August 31, 2022 /

I see a lot of writers talking about deadlines and stress. In fact, I see and hear a lot of people admitting to feeling stressed in general, so I thought…

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The Amish and Minimalism

July 26, 2022 /

I recently wrote a guest blog for my friend Joshua Becker. You can read the blog here. Joshua is a big minimalism proponent. I’ve taken his classes and read his…

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Proposal Writing

June 16, 2022 /

Just so you know that being an author isn’t all about book releases and eating chocolate bars, I thought that I’d give you a peek into the world of writing…

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Another Bestseller

May 23, 2022 /

I’m thrilled to share the my newest release, The Amish Twins Next Door, has been on the Publishers Weekly Mass Market bestseller list for 3 weeks in a row. That…

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How to Write a Book

April 15, 2022 /

How I write a book—there are probably a lot of ways to write a book. This is what works for me, but results will vary.

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Writing Retreats

March 8, 2022 /

Today I thought I’d share with you about writing retreats. They come in all shapes and forms. More formal retreats are at hotels or retreat centers. For the retreat I…

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Releases in 2022

January 19, 2022 /

Today I thought I’d share with you what books I have releasing in 2022. I’ve also noted below whether they are new releases or reprints. The Amish Twins Next Door…

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2021–A Year in Review

December 17, 2021 /

What a year 2021 has been. I like to look back over the previous year. I enjoy making new year lists and resolutions. It helps me to gain perspective. It…

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