Finding the Upside of Down Wins Awards

  In my last post I told you my book Finding the Upside of Down was a finalist for the Colorado Independent Publishers Association EVVY awards. Well guess what? I won a merit award in one category and a third place in another. It was a fun night. A couple hundred...

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It’s Almost Here!

******Update to this post: It's here. Order now! After five years of research and writing, my book is almost ready. The topic is postraumatic growth (This is NOT the cover)   The book has been written, edited multiple times, a cover has been created, and the interior...

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Books I Read in 2017

  The last few years I read roughly 60 books. This year I only got through 50. Maybe it's because I'm busier with my little granddaughter. Or perhaps because I'm finishing my own book about Post Traumatic Growth that will be released in February. I was pleased with...

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A Family Shaped by Grace

A Family Shaped by Grace - a book review    Last summer I was hanging out in a Colorado hotel room while my husband attended a conference.   I was scrolling through Facebook when I saw that a literary agent friend of mine had recommended a group called Hope Writers. I...

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What I’ve Been Up To – April 2017

Hey Friends, I wanted to share a few of the things I've been engaged with lately. I'd love to hear what you've been up to. As far as books go, I've read some fun ones this winter: The Little Book of Hygge by Miek Wiking, The Marriage You've Always Wanted by Gary...

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Hygge – The Word Everyone Is Talking About

Years ago I came across the Dutch word Gezelligheid. It doesn't really translate to English but it's similar to our word "cozy." I think it’s similar to Hygge, the word everyone is talking about. I wrote a lot about it in my book Renewed.   My favorite word for my...

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