Filoli House & Garden…and my friend Nyna

Suzanne Family, Going Green, Uncategorized

Last Saturday, my dear friend Nyna Dolby gave a flower workshop at 1st Presbyterian Church in Livermore. Nyna is the head of flower arranging at Filoli House & Gardens, an historic home in Woodside, California, and on the board of Filoli House & Gardens (which, if you’re interested, is a jamming of the words: Fight, Love, Live = FILOLI). Nyna …

Mount Hermon Christian Writers’ Conference

Suzanne Books, Revell Books, Uncategorized, Writing

If you’re an aspiring writer, plan to go to Mount Hermon Christian Writers’ Conference next year (always, always, always over Palm Sunday).   Liz Curtis Higgs is on board to be the keynote speaker (get ready to laugh until you cry), and I can almost guarantee you will leave the conference feeling a dose of inspiration to persevere with your …

A Trip to Facebook HQ

Suzanne Amish, That's Life, Writing

A week ago, my friend who works at Facebook (in Seattle) was  in town, so he invited me to  come to Facebook Headquarters in Menlo Park. I grabbed it!   I’ve been to Facebook HQ four times now. What shocked me this time was how many more employees there were! My friend has worked at FB for four years; he …

“The Newcomer’s” Release Day!

Suzanne Amish, Books, Faith, Family, Fiction, Historical fiction, Penn Dutch, Revell Books, Writing

What a week! I sent in a manuscript yesterday, have The Newcomer releasing today, and am expecting revisions for another book in tomorrow’s mail! Busy week…but a great week. Consider yourself invited to join in the fun to celebrate “The Newcomer’s” release! This story follows the path (love and hardship, sorrow and laughter) of hardy souls who went before us. …

A Certain Signal

Suzanne Books, Faith, Family, Writing

This thoughtful and relevant guest post is written by my friend, Faith T. McDonald. She’s just started a blog, A Certain Signal, and is oh-so-close to receiving her first contract for a book about her family’s experience with a son who has suffered from debilitating anxiety and depression. Suffered…and come out of the tunnel to the other side.  In the aftermath …

Author Spotlight: Bonnie Calhoun

Suzanne Author Spotlight, Books, Faith, Fiction, Revell Books, Uncategorized, Writing

  [Leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of Bonnie’s newest book, “Storm.” Winner will be announced in the next Author Spotlight feature. Congratulations to Tandy for winning Sandra Orchard’s book, “Another Day, Another Dali.” Please email suzanne {at} suzannewoodsfisher {dot} com to claim your prize.] Welcome, Bonnie! Your new book has been out about a week …