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 …

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 …

Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt Stop #24

Suzanne Amish, Books, Fiction, Food, Uncategorized, Writing

Welcome to the Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt! 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! The hunt BEGINS with Stop #1 at Lisa Bergren’s site. Hunt through our loop using Chrome or …

From the Mail Bag: Luggage from the Charming Nancy

Suzanne Amish, Amish Proverbs, Amish Wisdom, Family, Penn Dutch, Revell Books, Uncategorized

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 …

Author Spotlight: Liz Johnson

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

[Leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of Liz’s newest book, “Where Two Hearts Meet.” Winner will be announced in the next Author Spotlight feature. Congratulations to Becky Smith, winner of Susan May Warren’s “Wild Montana Skies.” Please email suzanne {at} suzannewoodsfisher {dot} com to claim your prize.] Hi Liz! Thanks for stopping by my blog today. …

“Kit Kat & Lucy” by Lonnie Hull DuPont (Revell)

Suzanne Books, Faith, Non Fiction, Revell Books, Simple Living, Uncategorized, Writing

[Last week’s winner of Johnnie Alexander’s book, When Love Arrives, is Mari. Send me an e-mail with your mailing address and I’ll get a book in the mail to you: suzanne @ suzannewoodsfisher.com. Check back next week to see who wins a copy of Kit Kt & Lucy by Lonnie Hull DuPont.]   “We’ve lost our connection to the land. …

Amish Wisdom Harvest Bounty Giveaway!

Suzanne Amish, Amish Proverbs, Amish Wisdom, Books, Faith, Family, Fiction, Fun, Revell Books, Uncategorized

Happiness is not perfect until it is shared. Fall is officially here, and Suzanne Woods Fisher and the Amish Wisdom contributors want to celebrate the changing of seasons with a special Harvest Bounty giveaway! Enter the giveaway widget below for the chance to win to a set of 14 books, plus autumn-inspired goodies handpicked by some of the contributors. See …

Author Spotlight: Mike Nappa

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

[Leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of The Raven by Mike Nappa. The winner will be announced in the next Author Spotlight feature. Congratulations to Shirley Chapel, the winner of Jane Kirkpatrick’s “This Road We Traveled.” Shirley, please email suzanne {at} suzannewoodsfisher {dot} com to claim your prize.]] Welcome, Mike! Tell us about your new release, The Raven. What …

A Day in My Life: The Unexpected Thing about New Kitchen Appliances

Suzanne Family, house update, Simple Living, Summer, That's Life, Uncategorized

As much as our Summer of House Updating has stressed my fragile mental health, I have to admit I’m still dazzled by the new kitchen appliances.    Our old appliances were 25 years old. They still worked, but they worked LOUDLY. The biggest change I’ve noticed with the new appliances is that everything is so quiet! Whisper-hush.     The …

A Day in My Life: The Summer of House Updates

Suzanne Family, Going Green, house update, Kitchen remodel, Simple Living, Summer, Uncategorized

This summer, one of our main focuses has been to get some much-overdo updates on our 1955-era house. It started when I pointed out a cracked tile in an extremely outdated bathroom to my husband. Being a highly detailed and uber-literal guy, he created five phases of updates for the house. Five phases. We are now on Phase Three. Dry wall …