*THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the giveaway and helped to get the word out about the release of Fraying at the Edge. Congratulations to Alison of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania! She’s our winner of the giveaway. She’s won an autographed copy of Ties That Bind and Fraying at the Edge as well as an… Read more »
Welcome!I'm so glad you decided to stop by my website. I never imagined when my first book was published in 2006 that connecting with readers would become my favorite part of writing. I hope you'll take a relaxing breath and a sip of your favorite drink, then spend some time getting to know my books and me. And I'd be pleased if you'd connect with me so I can get to know you as well.
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*Update to everyone who has left a comment. Erin and I want to let you know that your comments have been lovely, and we are honored that you’d be so open and raw in your sharing. Although we were unable to answer each one individually, we’ve read all of them with our hearts in our… Read more »
When I’m writing a novel, one of my goals is to put enough Pennsylvania Dutch into the books that readers get the feel of the language as well as a sense of being inside the Amish world. A few readers have asked for the pronunciation of some of those words. They’ve also asked why different… Read more »
A month ago, we entered a new year. The wonderful thing about beginning a new year is that we put certain events of the past year in a file inside our minds and hearts—whether the events were cherished or ones that will always hurt and haunt us—and we set out afresh with new hopes,… Read more »
Hello, Reader Friends ~ I’m so excited to share with you about a latest release–Amish Christmas at North Star. It’s my first fiction compilation book and it’s now out! It was an honor to write on this heartwarming collection of short stories with four wonderful authors: Mindy Starns Clark with her daughter Emily Clark, Amanda Flower, and… Read more »