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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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Look Up

November 17, 2021 /

We have been experiencing a stunning fall here in Texas—sunny days in the 80s interrupted by an occasional “cold front” in the low 60s. Yup. My kind of weather. While…

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The Story Behind My New Release

October 20, 2021 /

An Amish Baby for Christmas releases on October 27th. I’m often asked, “How much of that book is real?” and “Where do you get your ideas?” and “Do the Amish…

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Autumn is Here

September 27, 2021 /

In Texas, it’s a very big thing when the high temperatures fall out of the 90s. As I’m writing this, we popped back up into the 90s again, but the…

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Fall Happenings

August 24, 2021 /

Fall is shaping up to be a busy time in the Chapman household. I’m hoping to take a research trip to Alpine Texas, which is the setting for a new…

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Anniversaries

July 20, 2021 /

Hubby and I celebrated our 22nd anniversary earlier this month. Bob is retired, but he is very busy with his volunteer duties in our town. I have a rather tight…

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