Photo Tour of Planting Hope

This past week I was in Duluth, Minnesota with my husband for a conference. While he was conferring. I was editing. Then when the conference ended, we joined with Jess and Luke from Planting Hope to tour a few of the places they visited during the book. Join us on the visual tour! Jess’s parents Read More

Research Along the North Shore

One of the great pleasures of being a writer is doing location research. With the advent of the Internet and wonderful tools such as Google Earth, it’s easy to research locales we’ve never visited. Still, there’s nothing like actually being there where you can capture the sounds and scents. The experience becomes tactile rather than Read More

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

Summer Bucket List

Our family always charges into summer with a to-do list that’s overflowing, and this summer is no exception. We always have grand plans, some of which we’ll follow through on, others we’ll regret not having made the time for. And it wouldn’t surprise me if we added to this list. So, before summer kicks the Read More