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Sometimes just fun stuff, sometimes on a topic I love that doesn’t fit in one of my standard categories, this is a mesh of posts that don’t really fit anywhere.

Getting It All Done

I'm frequently asked how I do it all. Let me start by saying -- I don't. Ask my family.

4 Book Giveaway!

The holidays are coming! Hmmm, maybe some of you didn’t want to hear that quite yet. Sorry, but telling you won’t slow down time — and maybe I can help! How about the chance to win some free books!?

Authors Lindon and Sherry Gareis, Joanie Bruce, Kathy Barnett and I want to bless you this holiday season with FOUR FREE BOOKS! Whether you keep them for yourself or give them away at Christmas is up to you.

Here are the books included in this giveaway:

Alana Candler, Marked for Murder by Joanie BruceAlana Candler is on someone’s hit list. A stalker is breathing down her neck at every turn, hiding in the shadows, waiting for her to make a mistake—to freeze long enough for him to make his hit.Want to read more?

Celebrating Book Month?

In the history of our country, have we ever had more holidays and celebrations? When I think of October, two or three things come to mind: cooler temperatures thanks to Autumn, Halloween and the overload of candy in the stores, and a sweet friend who dubbed the month "My-tober" because it's her birthday month. Who knew the month was about so much more?

New and Updated!

New and Updated! Doesn't that sound exciting? Thanks to great folks like Lysa TerKeurst, Renee Swope, Shaunti Feldhahn, Jerry Jenkins, and all the other great speakers at the She Speaks Conference, I've been thinking about my website, my books, and where God is leading me.

Ask an Author on GoodReads

In case you haven’t seen it yet, the online book club GoodReads.com recently added a new feature: Ask an Author! And it’s really simple.

Login to your GoodReads account, or create one if you’ve never visited the site.

GoodReads search barIn the search bar at the top of the page, enter the name of your favorite author. A list of books by that author will come up. Click on any of these books. From the book page, you can click on the author’s name and it will take you to the author’s page.

Goodreads ask an authorScroll down. Underneath the list of books by this author, you’ll see the box to ask a question.… Want to read more?

The Top Five Fiction Book Heroes

Top five (or twenty-five, or one hundred) lists intrigue me. It's interesting to see what the followers of any particular website or newspaper deem as the best of the best in any area, but this month I thought we'd take a look at Fiction Heroes.

June’s Winner Is . . .

A week ago, I offered a $25 Amazon Gift Certificate as a giveaway to my readers. Out of all the entries, we have a winner.

Giveaway! $25 Amazon Gift Certificate

In April, I gave away a mug and tea set so you could relax while you read. In February, I gave away some yummy jam to snack on while you read. I've also offered hand-stitched bookmarks, and several copies of books in my Crossing series. But today I'm offering money to get the book(s) of your choice!

Behind the Stories – Spain

These pictures are of an actual city in Spain -- Setenil de las Bodegas. It's beautiful to look at. Fascinating. But why would you build homes like this?