I love spring. It’s a time of newness, growth, refreshment. This year, I want it to be a time of rethinking the way you juggle working and parenting. My book Balanced just released, and I thought March would be the perfect season to challenge you to spring clean your life, to revamp the way you’ve… Read More
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Many authors use real life experiences in their books. Oftentimes a character’s name or even a pet’s name has special significance to the author, but the reader would have no way of knowing that just by reading the book. Most readers know that I write Amish fiction, but they may not know that I also… Read More
I caught up with author Valerie Comer on the eve of the release of her second novel, Wild Mint Tea. Hi, Valerie! Hi there. It’s great to be here, but I’m sorry to remind you that Wild Mint Tea doesn’t release tomorrow but on Saturday, March first. Oh. Well, almost eve, if you must be… Read More
In celebration of the February release of my novel Minding Molly—inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream, one of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays—I have a giveaway contest going through this Saturday, February 15th. Hop on over to my website to enter and in the comments tell me what your favorite flower is. We may not all… Read More
When I planned to birth my first baby at home, my father was worried. Why would I want to do that? What if something went wrong? What was I thinking? He said it all nicely—he’s never been one to meddle—but he was concerned. Finally I asked him where he’d been born. “At home,” he… Read More
Our friend Sherry Gore is getting some great national press! You can check out the full article from Sarasota Magazine here. And don’t miss the goodies at the end of the article—a few of Sherry’s recipes taken from Simply Delicious Amish Cooking! Sherry Gore didn’t plan to watch herself on the Today show after it came to Pinecraft… Read More