Six Little Truffles

Six Little Truffles

It’s almost here! Christmas is almost here! I absolutely LOVE Christmastime. It’s one of my favorite times of year. Because of this, I won’t be posting between now and the new year. To tide you over in the meantime and to wish you the very best of the year, I’d like to gift you with …

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Mary, Did You Know

Mary, Did You Know

This is one of my favorite scenes from my short story, “Mary, Did You Know” which shares a mother’s memories of events leading up to and following that one holy night, showing there’s really nothing new under the sun when it comes to motherhood. My story is only the first in Christmas Fiction Off the …

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Christmas Off the Beaten Path: Patricia Meredith

Christmas Off the Beaten Path: Patricia Meredith

Welcome to the final installment of my Christmas interviews with my fellow authors in the Christmas Fiction Off the Beaten Path anthology, available for purchase right here! If you missed the other interviews, find them here: Ronnell Kay Gibson— “Those Who Stayed” JPC Allen— “A Rose From the Ashes” Sandra Merville Hart— “Not This Year” …

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Christmas Off the Beaten Path: Michelle Levigne

Christmas Off the Beaten Path: Michelle Levigne

Welcome to the fifth of my Christmas interviews with my fellow authors in the Christmas Fiction Off the Beaten Path anthology, available for purchase right here! If you missed the first three interviews, find them here with Ronnell Kay Gibson, JPC Allen, Sandra Merville Hart, and Laurie Lucking. I’d like to invite you to grab …

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Christmas Off the Beaten Path: Laurie Lucking

Christmas Off the Beaten Path: Laurie Lucking

Welcome to the fourth of my Christmas interviews with my fellow authors in the Christmas Fiction Off the Beaten Path anthology, available for purchase right here! If you missed the first three interviews, find them here with Ronnell Kay Gibson, JPC Allen, and Sandra Merville Hart. I’d like to invite you to grab your favorite …

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Christmas Off the Beaten Path: JPC Allen

Christmas Off the Beaten Path: JPC Allen

Welcome to the second of my Christmas interviews with my fellow authors in the Christmas Fiction Off the Beaten Path anthology, available for purchase right here! If you missed it, here’s the first interview with Ronnell Kay Gibson. I’d like to invite you to grab a slice of leftover pie from last week’s celebrations and …

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! A few people I’m grateful for this year… I am grateful for my husband, who continually encourages me in my writing endeavors even while pursuing his own. I am grateful for my kids, for giving me inspiration when they play their own stories and hugs when I need them. I am grateful for …

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Thanksgiving in 1901 Spokane

Thanksgiving in 1901 Spokane

I’ve shared about the Dear Mother collection of letters before, but this week I wanted to highlight some of Marinus Crommelin’s impressions of Thanksgiving, a holiday they didn’t celebrate in his homeland of Holland. “Next Thursday it is Thanksgiving day…a statutory holiday which appears to be celebrated with good food and dancing as well as …

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