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Interview with Johnnie Alexander & spotlight of Where Treasure Hides!

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We're excited to have Johnnie Alexander with us today talking about her WWII novel Where Treasure Hides. I absolutely love the cover. Gorgeous! To learn more about Johnnie and her novel, read on!


Please tell us five random things we might not know about you. 1.I have the same Christmas stocking I had when I was a baby. Each year I get fuzzy socks, Twizzlers, and other surprises. 2.When I was a teen, I raised three puppies who became guide dogs. 3.I’ve lived in three different states in the past three years. 4.My favorite soda is Pepsi with lemon and lots of ice. 5.My Pontiac Vibe, which I bought new ten years ago, has over 180,000 miles on the odometer. I’ve driven it in more than 20 states and in Washington, DC. My grandsons call it the Alpaca Squadmobile. I love that car.
Why did you choose to write this book? World War II history fascinates me—so many stories, so much tragedy and drama and courage. After watching a DVD about Hitler’s looting of Europe’s treasures and another about the…

Interview with Ann Marie Stewart & Stars in the Grass...

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We're so happy to have Ann Marie Stewart will us today talking about her book Stars in the Grass. To learn more about Ann Marie and her book, read on!

Please tell us five random things we might not know about you.
I won a Grammy, midwife to lambs in our flock, maiden name was 13 letters long, National Anthem soloist for Seattle Mariners, did a mini triathlon, won a Christy.
Why did you choose to write this book? I first wrote a short story about what I most feared:  losing a child, even though I wasn't married and didn't have any children. By writing my fears, it was as if I could keep it from happening.
What one thing about writing do you wish non-writers would understand?
Don't correct periods and commas when first you read my drafts. See the big picture.
What is the toughest test you've faced as a writer? Writing in unfamiliar time periods and places I've never been or cannot go to because of security issues. 
What do you hope readers to take away from your novel? Ho…
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We're so happy to have Amy Anguish with us today talking about her book An Unexpected Legacy.For more information about Amy and her book, read on!
Please tell us five random things we might not know about you. 1.I’ve lived in eight different states in my lifetime. 2.I am married to my first and only kiss. 3.I once had pink streaks in my hair. 4.I am not a dog person. Cats all the way. 5.I hate coffee but adore hot tea.
Why did you choose to write this book? I like to think stories choose me instead of me choosing them. A scene or idea pops into my head, then it grows ... and grows. This book started with just me imagining a girl sitting at an iron table outside a smoothie shop we used to go to occasionally in Round Rock, TX. What if she got interrupted from her book ... by a cute guy? It grew from there.
What one thing about writing do you wish non-writers would understand? Editing is hard! No matter how many times we go back through a story, we’re likely to miss at least one thing. And it’…
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We're excited to have Judythe Morgan with us today talking about her book When Love Blooms, a novel about the Fitzpatrick Family. To learn more about this award winning author and her book, read on!
Please tell us five random things we might not know about you. ~I like to sing Sacred Harp. It’s also called fa so la singing and been around since the 1840s. Check it out, depending upon where you live, there might be a singing near you. ~I’m addicted to having an afternoon cup of Brewley’s Irish tea. It’s a habit I picked up on my many trips to Ireland. ~I taught computer literacy for seven years. Looking back, I’m still amazed we covered word processing, databases, spreadsheets, programming, telecommunications, technology futures, and ethics in an eighteen-week semester. ~I love snow. The ice that follows a beautiful snowfall, on the other hand, is not my friend. ~I’m a fifth generation Texan, back home after living in ten different states and South Korea.
Why did you choose to write thi…

Barbara Britton Interview & Jerusalem Rising...

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We're happy to have Barbara Britton with us today talking about her book Jerusalem Rising. To learn more about her and her book, read on!

Why did you choose to write this book? I have taught the story of Nehemiah many times in Vacation Bible School. Kids love tearing down fake rocks and rebuilding them into a wall. Nehemiah was tasked with restoring the wall around Jerusalem and he also pointed the Hebrew people toward God. I was shocked to learn the daughters of Shallum helped rebuild Jerusalem’s wall. I thought their take on the construction project would make an interesting story. Women construction workers in Bible times were rare. I also discovered a prophetess in the book of Nehemiah who was new to me. She’s not a nice prophetess.
I enjoy bringing little known Bible stories to light. I wanted to share all the “new things” I discovered in the book of Nehemiah: women wall builders, a nasty prophetess, all the men who worked against Nehemiah and God. Spoiler alert. God wins.
What i…