Heavy Weather’s Shiny New Badge from The MAGGIE!

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  Y’all have seen this before, back in 2014, when Sailing out of Darkness finaled in the Maggie. Even if Heavy Weather doesn’t win, I consider it a huge honor to be short-listed with WFWA (Women’s Fiction Writers Association) girlfriend, Barbara Claypole White and her delicious book, The Perfect Son. Read more →

Love in the Age of Insanity | Quid Pro Quills

We live in a crazy world. We live in a world where a madman who aligns himself with Islamist terrorists guns down a nightclub full of people, and immediately, Christians are lectured and, in some c… Source: Love in the Age of Insanity | Quid Pro Quills

New RELEASE: From Fire into Fire

The ebook for the Isaac’s House novella, From Fire into Fire, released today on Amazon. It will hit other markets in the next few days. The paperback should come out in a few weeks, so we’re doing a happy dance here!   Find out how Tony, from Two from Isaac’s House, got into Read more →

Write with Moral Direction | Katherine Harms, Editor

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A persistent theme in writing and drama is the battle between good and evil as it works out in human decisions about doing the right thing or the wrong thing. It is not always as simple as knowing … Source: Write with Moral Direction | Katherine Harms, Editor

More Excitement: A Surprise Win

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Do you remember that Heavy Weather was a finalist in the Colorado RWA’s Award of Excellence Contest for Mainstream Fiction with Strong Romantic Elements? I adore anything that validates my work, my words. Guess what? Today I learned that the cover of Two from Isaac’s House won the cover contest for Romantic Suspense. Congratulations to Jenny from Read more →

Those Lovely Folk in Colorado–Heavy Weather Finals

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Isn’t that a lovely button? I woke to find an email announcing that Heavy Weather is a finalist. So fun!   And just to remind you what the story’s about, here’s the trailer. Hope you enjoy!     Congratulations to the other three finalists writing strong romantic elements as well Read more →

Indie Author Fringe

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I enjoy a membership in ALLi–Alliance of Independent Authors–where I find great marketing tools, excellent advice, and, best of all, camaraderie among indie writers of all sorts, from various parts of the globe. And if we’re going to write for a global audience, don’t you think that’s an excellent idea? Read more →

The Green-Eyed Monster: Sharing from Writers in the Storm

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Ever feel that little snake of jealousy slither into your consciousness? I think it’s something we all have to deal with again and again and again. Love Laura Drake’s thoughts on what it can do to us–and the power it steals if we let it linger. Visit her at Writers Read more →

Writing in a Void: Why Reviews Matter

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I live on a creek. At any time during the work day, I can turn from my computer and look out over the expanse of water and refill my beauty-hungry soul. Granted, today it’s all slate on slate with the gray broken by splashes of white, because even our shallow Read more →

A Romantic Times Review Top Pick!

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Thank you for this lovely review! ROMANTIC TIMES Review 4.5 STARS **** Top Pick Fischer’s recent romantic thriller is replete with awkward encounters that eventually turn into romance amid Palestinian-Israeli terrorist activity and a flurry of mysterious disappearances. Complete with a well-defined cast set within alternating parallel-narrative chapters that zero Read more →