Category Archive: Blog

Apr 03

Don’t Let Satan Win

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(Since this post inspired such good conversations when it first appeared on International Christian Fiction Writers, I decided to repost it here. ) Until Kindle came along, with its free or almost-free downloads, I got most of my reading material from the library. I hated it when I found an author I loved only to discover …

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Feb 09

What’s New?

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      I’m facing the blank page that’s 2016 and wondering what will this new year bring? Having completed my tenure as Write Canada conference Director (June 2015), I confess I’m at a bit of a loss. I launched into a new writing project in the fall and at first it seemed to go …

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Dec 14

Self Family Letter Christmas 2015

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  It seems each year gets busier than the one before. How can this be? Maybe because our family keeps expanding! Here are our highlights. March 2015, Harvey & I celebrated our 35th Anniversary a bit early. We spent an absolutely wonderful week in Barbados being wined and dined by our brothers-in-law. There aren’t enough …

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Sep 11

Review: Bloom and Doom

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Bloom and Doom by Beverly Allen Berklyy (2014) Bloom and Doom, Beverly Allen’s first Bridal Bouquet Shop Mystery, is an entertaining read. Allen has created the perfect heroine in Audrey Bloom. She’s intelligent, imaginative, quick-witted, and just a little clumsy. Totally delightful. Audrey and her cousin Liv co-own a florist shop in Ramble, Virginia. Ramble’s …

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Sep 04

Review: Beneath the Surface

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Beneath the Surface by Mike Martin Biaco Publishing (2014) Once again Mike Martin delivers a gently meandering mystery set in beautiful Newfoundland. Always polite Sgt Windflower, the star of this series, has been farmed out to another detachment as part of a task force investigating drug related crimes. There’s a murder, this is a mystery …

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