FOR THE HISTORY BUFF ~ Cattle Drives

FOR THE HISTORY BUFF ~ Cattle Drives

While writing the second book in my Prairie Sky Series, Under Prairie Skies, I enjoyed researching cattle drives, specifically the one extending from Sedalia, Missouri to Chicago, Illinois. My hero, Chad Avery, joins up with a cattle drive to earn wages to start a...
FOR THE WRITER ~ Goal-Setting

FOR THE WRITER ~ Goal-Setting

We all have dreams…those driving pulses that spur us to action and set our souls afire. Whether small or great, each of us have deep-seeded wishes we’d like to fulfill. For me, it’s writing. Nothing ignites my creative energies like sitting down at my computer...
FOR THE READER ~ When Valleys Bloom Again

FOR THE READER ~ When Valleys Bloom Again

My guest author this week on For the Reader is Pat Jeanne Davis. I hope you’ll enjoy this personal story of God’s love in Pat’s life and also an excerpt from her debut WW II novel, When Valleys Bloom Again. **Stick around and enter to win a copy of...
FOR THE HISTORY BUFF ~ Lighthouses for the Blind

FOR THE HISTORY BUFF ~ Lighthouses for the Blind

Research is one of the best parts of being a historical writer. I love learning about the past and incorporating true-to-life people and places in my stories. In my debut novel, Under This Same Sky, one of my characters is blinded by an injury to the head. His loss of...
Sowing Seeds of Hope: Why Do Bad Things Happen?

Sowing Seeds of Hope: Why Do Bad Things Happen?

Sowing Seeds of Hope Blog is branching out! With the help of some friends and fellow authors, I’m introducing some new features to my website that are meant to uplift, encourage, and inform. To ensure you don’t miss out, scroll to the bottom of this page and...
Donna Schlachter Guest Blog + Giveaway

Donna Schlachter Guest Blog + Giveaway

This week author Donna Schlachter shares a guest blog along with an excerpt from her recent release, Double Jeopardy. Stick around for a chance to win a copy of her book! God is Like an Evergreen by Donna Schlachter I love to walk in the woods in the fall, kicking the...