Friday Caption Photo Contest: Waiting for your Wit

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Winner of last week’s photo caption contest was Verna Vagle, with her, “Your books are very mooooooving.” Verna, email me with your mailing address and I’ll send you a signed book. And to everyone else…I love reading your comments! They make me laugh out loud. Oh, the things you all think up! Here’s this week’s photo…just waiting for your caption.

Friday Photo Caption Contest: Waiting for your Wit

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Winner of last week’s photo caption contest was Loretta M.: “I can’t believe I’m doing this.” Loretta, email me with your mailing address and I’ll send you a signed book. And to everyone else…I love reading your comments! It’s always hard to choose just one because they’re all good. Here’s this week’s photo…waiting for your caption. It’s a pix of …

Friday Photo Caption Contest

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Winner of last week’s photo caption contest was Eric: “Tea and leeches, anyone?” Eric, email me with your mailing address and I’ll send you a signed book. And to everyone else…you did great! So clever. Hard to pick a winner! Here’s this week’s photo–it’s taken inside an Amish schoolhouse. I had spent the morning observing a teacher and her class. …

Mount Hermon Christian Writers’ Conference

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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 …

“The Newcomer’s” Release Day!

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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. …

Author Spotlight: Bonnie Calhoun

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  [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 …

Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt…Day 2!

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If you’ve just discovered the hunt, be sure to start at Stop #1, and collect the clues through all 31 stops, in order, so you can enter to win one of our top 3 grand prizes! Take your time, have fun, enter side-contests along the way (including mine!). The more, the merrier! Don’t forget…start the hunt at Stop #1 at Lisa …

Election Night

Suzanne Amish, Amish Proverbs, Amish Wisdom, Faith, Family, Non Fiction, Revell Books, Writing

This essay is from Amish Peace: Simple Wisdom for a Complicated World. It was one of those conversations that has stayed close to my heart–a before and after moment. Just as relevant this week as it was eight years ago! Election Night 2008 You cannot change life—because God on high, controls this world with an all-seeing eye. He makes the …

Author Spotlight: Sandra Orchard

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  [Leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of Sandra’s newest book, “Another Day, Another Dali.” Winner will be announced in the next Author Spotlight feature. Congratulations to Patricia Barraclough for winning a copy of Liz Johnson’s “Where Two Hearts Meet.” Please email suzanne {at} suzannewoodsfisher {dot} com to claim your prize.] Hi Sandra! Thanks so much for …

From the Mail Bag: Luggage from the Charming Nancy

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If you read Anna’s Crossing, you know the story of the first Amish who came to America in 1737, on a leaky, creaky merchant ship named the Charming Nancy. This week, I received an e-mail from a gentleman whose ancestor, George Arnsparger, was ON the Charming Nancy in 1737! He was Penn Dutch, though not Amish, and came from the …