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Great Lakes Getaway – Writing Retreat

Five Reasons to Attend the Great Lakes Getaway Writing Retreat in Duluth, MN Beautiful location: Canal Park Lodge, right on the shores of Lake Superior Phenomenal Teaching: On Friday, brainstorming expert, Michelle Lim, will lead  a Brainstorming Workshop Gifted author and teacher, Susan May Warren, will teach workshops the remainder of the weekend Fellowship with Read More

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Congratulations 2013 Christy Award Winners!

While there are many organizations that present awards within Christian fiction, in my opinion, the Christy Awards are the premier organization. When the nominees are announced every year, no doubt I’ll have already read a number of those titles, often placing them on a Favorites’ list. This year was no exception. I’m disappointed that two Read More

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Minnesota Bucket List

I must admit, I love my state. I love all the seasons, including winter. I love nature’s landscape, the rich theater scene, the wealth of music–I can’t imagine living anywhere else. Our family manages to cross a few items off of our Minnesota Bucket List every year. Over the last decade we’ve visited the Sculpture Read More

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June 2013 – Novel Anticipation, Minnesota Edition

It just so happens that the books topping my list for June are all written by Minnesotans! It shouldn’t be a surprise as our state boasts many talented authors. What’s extra fun is that I know most of the authors listed below. I eagerly anticipate reading all their books. 🙂 A HEART DECEIVED (David C. Read More

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Novel Ideas for Your Father

Don’t know what to get your dad for Father’s Day? Well, here are some *can’t miss* novel ideas! FEAR HAS A NAME (David C. Cook) by Creston Mapes With his family’s safety on the line, journalist Jack Crittendon fights to reveal a stalker’s terrifying schemes, investigates a pastor’s mysterious disappearance, and struggles to keep his Read More