Coffee Break

Suzanne Faith, That's Life, Writing

This last week, one friend was accepted into a graduation school program and another was denied. I was thrilled for my friend who has a clear path forward in her career dream, and sad for my friend who received a no. Sad, but not discouraged, nor doubting the path. One thing I’ve learned through this writing gig: God is in the …

Natalie Maki

Author Spotlight with Natalie Maki

Suzanne Author Spotlight, Books, Dreams Coming True, Faith, Family, Non Fiction, Writing

Scroll down for a chance to win a copy of Natalie Maki’s book, Flourish. Winner will be announced in the next Author Spotlight feature. Congratulations to last week’s winner of On Love’s Gentle Shore, Lisa B Redecop! Please e-mail your mailing address to my assistant Christen (christenkrumm@gmail.com). Despite our desire to flourish, many women, myself included, often hesitate to go …

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 …

Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt…Day 2!

Suzanne Books, Faith, Family, Fiction, Revell Books, Simple Living, Writing

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 …

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 …