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About awordofencouragement

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

What are my novels about?

People often ask me what my novels are about.  Well, they are all different, but one thing many have in common: a female who is in a difficult situation.  (One is about a male in a difficult situation.)  “Existing” is … Continue reading

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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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