Category Archives: Faith

So, Who Published Sophie’s Quest, Anyway? A Pretty Fascinating Person!

Sunpenny Publishing Group has been conducting a series of interviews with all of their authors (led by Val Poore, a barge-living woman in the Netherlands, who is pretty fascinating herself!) The authors come from all over the globe. What is … Continue reading

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Picking at a Societal Scab

Those scabs. Hard and crusty on top, raw and bleeding underneath–and oh, so hard to keep away from! Especially when they were big, say from tripping on the sidewalk and skinning your knees, and especially when I was little. I … Continue reading

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Your Work Plus God’s Silence Equals God’s Mighty Plan?

Why is God silent sometimes? Whether or not you’re a writer, you may have wondered this at some point in your life. If that’s you, check out my guest blog post that fellow Christian writer, Dawn Kinzer, asked me to … Continue reading

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Corrected Time for White Center Library event on NOV. 21st

Please note! If anyone is planning to attend the reading and craft night at White Center Library on Nov. 21, 2016, please note that the correct time is 6:30 to 7:30. There won’t be any books for sale at this event … Continue reading

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Can an Owl and Mouse Help Save a Divided Community?

Please see below for a corrected time for the NOVEMBER 21st event at White Center Library. You’re invited to a BOOK LAUNCH PARTY! Sophie Topfeather, Superstar!, the sequel to Sophie’s Quest, is nearly here, and will be available for sale … Continue reading

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Rain and Leaves are Falling! Are you Glad?

Hi blog friends! It’s been awhile! Sorry about that–I took the summer off to work on a book project that I can’t wait to tell you about. The sequel to Sophie’s Quest, Sophie Topfeather, Superstar! is also ALMOST ready to … Continue reading

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Choking Back Tears at Fred Meyer?

Doesn’t feel like there’s much we can do these days against the tidal wave of anger and senseless violence that keeps crashing all around us. Anguish seems to be everywhere! Pushing my grocery cart past the seasonal clearance aisle on … Continue reading

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Just Two Degrees of Separation

Have you ever heard it quoted that we are connected to nearly everyone on the planet by six degrees of separation? The idea is that you take any two people on earth, figure out who all their connections are, and … Continue reading

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Speechless in Seattle

Image credit: A Lamp For My Feet website at With any luck, you’ve been too busy to notice that I haven’t been blogging with the same regularity as before. I’ve been telling myself that I’ve been too busy to … Continue reading

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Finding Joy in the Writing Journey–a Guest Post

Picture book writer, Lauri Fortino (Peddler’s Bed, Ripple Grove Press), asked me to write about my picture-book writing efforts for her blog that focuses on the latest picture books. Check out my guest post (and her great posts!) on her … Continue reading

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