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Have you ever had one of those moments where your heart leaps and you know that the conversation you are currently having is in some way shaping your future? I had that moment yesterday at the IDA conference.

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Dyslexia Awareness Month in review

October 29, 2013

What a month! Have you ever had one of those things that you do because you feel like you are supposed to even though it’s a stretch? That’s what this month has been all about for me, but the rewards have been remarkable. Tweet

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Fruits of the Spirit

October 18, 2013

I’ve been taught the Fruits of the Spirit most of my life. I learned as a child that they aren’t like coconuts, they are love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. I can list them and name them and pray about them, but in my Bible study this week, I was challenged […]

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A reader’s voice

October 4, 2013

As a writer I am constantly reminded about the importance of voice. Voice is what stands one writer out from others. If consistent, a good voice can make a career. But the more I write the more I understand that there is another side to the voice discussion that is often overlooked–the power of a […]

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(re)defining me

August 30, 2013

When the youngest of my three kids started school this week, I realized just how much free time I had on my hands. As a stay-at-home mom, I finally have time to pursue my writing passion! Halfway through a romance novel, I was excited to knock it out and see where I wanted to go […]

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The lost art of love letters

August 27, 2013

I have been researching love letters from WWII for the novel that I’m writing. Reading some of letters has almost brought me to tears. There is just something about a handwritten love note that can make even this unemotional chick swoon. Tweet

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Put a pin in it: Whine and Wine

May 31, 2013
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The bad news: The ladies of Whine and Wine are being shelved for awhile. The good news: I have three agents interested in the project in about three years. Of all the scenarios I had envisioned and read about, this is not one that had ever crossed my mind. Tweet

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