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Love That Lasts Podcast with Alyssa Bethke

Do you listen to the Love That Lasts Podcast with Jefferson and Alyssa Bethke? Alyssa and I met 8 years ago and snapped this photo. She grew up reading the Christy Miller books and recognized me. It felt so random at the time.   We never dreamed we’d stay connected, share many deep conversations, write a […]

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Christy Miller’s Birthday Month

Did you know that it took me 2 years to write the first Christy Miller novel and it was rejected by 10 publishers?  It would have made sense to give up. But at just the right time, with just the right publisher Summer Promise went into print and released on July 5, 1988. That first book led to a […]

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Happenings For You

  4 Happenings For You 1. Writers!   Is it time to get serious about your writing? Join me at the Oregon Christian Writer’s Conference August 20-23, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. Kim Meeder and I will be the Keynote Speakers. I hope to see you there! Click here 2. Gift Idea for Mother’s Day A Pocketful […]

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Springtime Dreams

I once heard my grandmother say, “Every spring God says to His creation, ‘Okay. One more time.’” That memory keeps falling on me like pink blossoms as I head out this week to be on set for the filming of the third Hallmark movie based on my Father Christmas novels. The third movie! In a […]

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