Another Driving Lesson

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My 15 year-old son started basketball camp yesterday morning, giving us a good opportunity to practice his driving “skills.” We left extra early, and Tad did a good job…until we arrived at the drop-off point for basketball. “Hey! Look at that!” he called out, pointing to his friend. “Kyle got a buzz cut!” Distracted, Tad then turned off the ignition …

Author of the Week: Alyice Edrich

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Today we’re speaking with Alyice Edrich, founder, editor, and publisher of The Dabbling Mum®, an online magazine for BUSY parents with centers in parenting, recipes, home business, and writing. The Dabbling Mum®’s writing center was selected as one of the top 101 Websites for Writers by Writers’ Digest three years in a row. It’s grown from a circulation of zero …

Conversations with Dad

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The Giver by Lois Lowry is a book most kids read in middle school. Eerie in its premise, The Giver describes a socialist society that is ruled by practicalities. At a certain point, a person is judged too old to live anymore, so away he is sent to be euthanized, frozen smile etched on his face. I’ve thought about that …

CWAHM: Christian Work at Home Moms

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The following is an interview with Jill Hart, founder of a very interesting, very helpful, very popular website called CWAHM. Q: Hi Jill, thanks for joining me today. First, I’d like to know how CWAHM got started. A: CWAHM.com is a dream that God has truly brought to life. I began CWAHM.com in 2000 while learning HTML. I thought it …

At the Starting Gate

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Not really sure how the figures are calculated, but I watched my book at Amazon’s starting gate with a sales ranking of over #90,000. That means that 90,000 books had higher sales than Copper Star. As the day progressed, that number dropped, dropped, dropped…down to #10, 173…meaning that 10,000 books had higher sales. Hmmm…let me re-think this. It means that …

Amazon!

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Absentmindedly, I checked Amazon today…et voila! There it was! Copper Star by Suzanne Woods Fisher. A rare moment in a writer’s life.

A Nearly Derailed Afternoon

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Yesterday, my daughter finished the last final exam of her freshman year in college. She checked out of her dorm room, clutching the e-ticket in her hand on her way to the airport to catch the plane home. Home for summer! Suddenly, my cell phone started ringing off the hook. “MOM!!!! The ticket has Dad’s name on it. Not mine!” …

Big News!

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Yesterday, I was offered a contract to publish the sequel to Copper Star! Same publisher, which is ideal. I like this publishing house and admire the editor. Very Big News. A rare and to-be-cherished rare moment in an author’s life!

Author of the Week: Toni V. Lee

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Expectations is a romantic comedy-drama about a woman who prays for a husband and receives more than one unexpected answer. Author Toni V. Lee shared her writing journey with us in a recent interview: 1. Toni, what made you start writing?Some years ago, I was having difficulties finding the right words to express myself to the Lord in prayer. No …

June: National Accordian Awareness Month

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June is National Accordian Awareness Month. Which, I guess, means we should we all be more aware of accordians during the month. Which means I might be guilty of neglecting them eleven other months. Who knew?!