I think I figured out why I love the Amish lifestyle. I’m an old-fashioned, modern woman, if there is such a thing. Nothing makes me happier than laying out a big spread of food for people. We have company a few times a week. With six children, a darling daughter-in-law, two grandkids and a few… Read More
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I’m excited to announce that the third book in my Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel series will release November 4. The book is called A Dream of Home and I’m thrilled to share more about it. Book Description Moving to Pennsylvania wasn’t in Madeleine’s original plans. She should still be in California and should… Read More
On Sat., July 19, I spoke at the University City Regional Library in Charlotte, NC. During my presentation, an aspiring author asked me if I had any advice for her. Her question sparked an idea for this blog post. Below I’ve listed the methods I would recommend for aspiring authors. Join a Writers’ Group Find… Read More
Amy Clipston’s new book, A Mother’s Secret, debuted in June. To celebrate with Amy, enter to win a copy of the book and also a Kindle Fire! Enter to win here! What is A Mother’s Secret about? My new book, A Mother’s Secret, is the second in my Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel… Read More
Are you gardening yet? I am! And I have little red cherry tomatoes to prove it! It’s funny that sometimes when I write about a thing, I begin to do that thing. I wrote an Amish mystery series set in a quilt shop, and I began quilting. I wrote Where Healing Blooms, one of the… Read More
Over the years I have read vast amounts of Amish fiction books. Recently, I have taken a much needed breather and now I have a right-hand woman who reviews for my blog. I have said I am semi-retired, but there are a couple of authors that I will come out of retirement for. One being… Read More