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About awordofencouragement

Christian wife and mother, writer, skater, tech person.

18 published books!

Now 18 of my books have been published!  12 novels, 5 non-fiction and one poetry book. This is exciting for me, as I work on finishing one more novel, a collection of short stories and three more non-fiction books. My … Continue reading

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Novel 13 in the bag!

Last night I finished my 13th novel, two days before the end of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Hooray!  Hooray!  Now I have some editing to do – but I can go on with life!  My other projects are off … Continue reading

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NaNo 2016

Of course I am writing a novel this month!  November is National Novel Writing Month! Vinnie Pinchey. 

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Great Devastation Trilogy

These are the 3 books: After the Great Devastation, The Hidden City, Immediate Search. The first book came to me in a complete dream, even the names of the characters. For the 2nd and 3rd books, I had to use … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Freddie

Have you ever been obsessed with someone? I was so in love with Freddie Mercury, after seeing Queen in concert in 1977, that I wrote a book of poetry for him. I sent him a copy in 1984, and now … Continue reading

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The opposite of a best- selling author

I love to see when an author is named as a “New York Times Best-Selling Author.” I believe I can safely say that I am a world-wide worst-selling author.  A few of my books have sold 0 (zero) (none) (not one) … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I hope you have a wonderful 2016! If you are short on reading materials, I would like to suggest one of my books: “No One Like You.”  Sarah has a problem: she is in love with Sammy, who is an … Continue reading

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