A Peek Into: Almond Street Mission

The characters: Glorilyn Neilson – the young teacher whose brother goes missing. One evening she’s attacked in the alley by a large, burly vagrant.       Caleb Jeremiah Goodman – handsome, mysterious homeless man  who saves Glorilyn from the potential rape       Aldo Beam – drug addict.  Trying to save Aldo, Caleb […]

A Peek Into: Prescription for Romance

Scott Townsend and Stephanie McCoy learned the true meaning of Christmas in Prescription of Romance.       Presents, trees, stockings, and gifts are great fun and draw us together as friends and family. But the real reason is the birth of the Savior Jesus Christ who came into the world to redeem all of […]

Getting Rejection Letters

I believe the hardest thing for any writer is when his/her manuscript is rejected or when everyone doesn’t think it’s just wonderful. I don’t know about you, but my story is like my baby. Anyone who has birthed a child knows what I’m talking about. One’s baby is the most beautiful in the entire world. […]

A Final Peek: at Christmas at Raccoon Creek

Let’s take a look at the hero and heroine. Here’s Emily Eason.              And the guy Emily falls in love with, Lance Hardwicke—in 1952.         But when she finds herself back in present day, her head spins when this man is the pharmacist at Hardwick’s.      […]

ANOTHER PEEK INTO: Christmas at Raccoon Creek

In Christmas at Raccoon Creek, a couple of the minor characters were business owners in the area. Once, on her way to the drug store, Emily stopped at the local diner, Daisy’s Country Restaurant. I patterned it after this one in Locust Fork.   The passage from the story: “Yes, ma’am. What can I get […]

ANOTHER PEEK AT: Christmas at Raccoon Creek

Somehow I wound up with lots more pictures of the real location for the story Christmas at Raccoon Creek. Maybe because it was one of my favorite novels to write. Scenes that take place in present day then switching to the 1950’s was challenging but fun. While back in the 50’s, Emily and Lance attend […]