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Of Writing and Genre and Such

Tweet Question from Reader Anne:  “What are the boundaries of fiction genre?  Are they set in stone?” Good question, Anne.  When I first started writing, genre boundaries were absolutely clear.  Historical was historical, romance was romance, contemporary was contemporary.  And religious was … Continue reading

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By Any Other Name?

Tweet A series of psychological studies has discovered what every teacher and every fiction writer already knew: names matter.  A lot. Don’t listen to those celebrities who borrow names willy nilly from the grocery store (Apple, Thyme, Peaches Honeyblossom) or from … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Countries

Tweet Poor Africa. Even when it booms, it suffers. You’d think that with a regional economy growth second only to Asia, the future would look rosy for the continent. (Yes, continent. Africa is not a country.  It’s a huge continent.) … Continue reading

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George Clooney and Me

Tweet George Clooney went to Sudan without me! No great surprise, I suppose, considering that he has no idea who I am. And that his visit to the deadly border region between Sudan and South Sudan had to be kept … Continue reading

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Top 10~!

Tweet Breaking News Flash: I was just notified that The Triumph of Grace, book 3 in the Grace in Africa trilogy, was named in Booklist’s top 10 Inspirational Fiction books of the year. It was featured in the November 15 … Continue reading

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Writing Back Then Right Now

Tweet I finished writing the last book in my second historical fiction series, just as The Faith of Ashish, book 1 of the Blessings in India trilogy, was being released. It is set in India in 1905. In the Grace … Continue reading

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Back By Popular Demand — Free! “The Triumph of Grace”

Free “Triumph of Grace” ebook! Back by popular demand. Continue reading

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Free ebook Download: The Voyage of Promise

The Voyage of Promise: Grace in Africa Book 2
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Black History Month

Tweet I just got home from spending several days with my just-shy-of-92-year-old father.  We started a new project, Dad and me. I’m recording his stories.  Not necessarily the way they happened, but the way he wants them remembered.  On the … Continue reading

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The Rest of Grace’s Story

Tweet Remember Paul Harvey?  He gave us the news, tagged on a surprise ending, and closed with his trademark line:  “And now you know… the rest of the story.” Good  approach, Paul.  We want to know the rest of the … Continue reading

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