Monthly Archives: September 2011

What I Learned at the Barbour Spotlight

Rebecca Germany faced a room filled with eager writers at the Barbour Spotlight, which took place during the recent ACFW conference. She shared lots of helpful information. I took notes so I could pass it on to those of you … Continue reading

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Highlights of the 2011 ACFW Conference

The conference rocked for many reasons. I’ll list a few highlights in no particular order. • I got to see many of my writer friends, several of whom I met in person for the first time. • I got to … Continue reading

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St. Louis Bound

At o’dark thirty Wednesday morning I’ll head to the Sacramento airport to catch my flight to St. Louis, Missouri to attend the American Christian Fiction Writers Conference. To say I’m excited would be an understatement. I’m looking forward to seeing … Continue reading

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Do you remember when you were a kid and it felt like Christmas would never come? Time seemed to move with the speed of the ketchup in this classic 70’s commercial. And yes, I’m old enough to remember singing along. … Continue reading

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A Victorian Lady’s Accessories

I took delivery of my Victorian gown last week and am impressed by the work of my talented seamstress friend, Patricia Ricci. The dress is gorgeous, and I’m thrilled with it. I’m looking forward to wearing the dress for the … Continue reading

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Moved to Tears

Are you prone to tears? I am. I’m a charter member of the Weepy Women’s Club. I cry when I’m sad, when I’m happy, when I’m deeply moved. Although I wish that weren’t the case, it’s how I’m emotionally wired. … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: First Cars

Do you have fond memories of your first car? I certainly do. My first car was quite sporty: a used yellow and black Ford Maverick I called Beezy. My dad helped me shop for the car, but I bought it … Continue reading

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