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What To Do, What To Do, What To Do

What To Do, What To Do, What To Do

What to do? What to do? What to do? I've been pondering that question since my agent emailed to say the 4 Christian market publishers who had looked at See Jane Run! this summer had passed on the manuscript. This has happened before so I've had plenty of practice...

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If You’re Wondering Why Jane Is a School Teacher…

If You’re Wondering Why Jane Is a School Teacher…

If you're wondering why Jane is a school teacher–and the Jane being referred to here is the protagonist of See Jane Run!, the picture above holds the explanation. See the woman in the second row, far left, standing by the little girl with the pixie hair cut? That's my...

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When in a Pinch Write about Pie

When in a Pinch Write about Pie

When in a pinch write about pie. That's my best authorly advice for wannabe writers when unusual life events blast their routines to smithereens. A plethora of unusual life events also explains why this post features pie instead of an update about See Jane Run! Here's...

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They Say Derecho, I Say Firewood

They Say Derecho, I Say Firewood

They say derecho, I say firewood. That's the tune I've been humming since weather experts christened the August 10 windstorm that blew through Iowa as a derecho. Also known to the citizenry of our state as #iowaderecho2020. If you don't know what I'm talking about...

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Where Can Jane Find a Good Cup of Coffee?

Where Can Jane Find a Good Cup of Coffee?

Where can Jane find a good cup of coffee? Java is important to fiction readers if the response to my recent Instagram post about our home espresso machine is any indication. As a result, I've been thinking about where Jane would find a good cup of coffee if she wants...

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Jane’s Mom and Mine: What’s the Same and What’s Not

Jane’s Mom and Mine: What’s the Same and What’s Not

Fiction writers, whether they admit to it or not, write from what they know. I've made it very clear that See Jane Run! is based upon the years my husband and I spent in northwestern South Dakota. A major character in the book is Jane's mother, Doris Stanton. She is...

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