In honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought a post about how the Amish find a spouse would be a nice topic. Amish typically get married around twenty to twenty-two years of age, but how did they find romance inside their conservative culture? For generations the parents have had traditions in place to help the next generation find their mate.
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Below is an entry written by Lee Hough: believer, fighter of cancer, and literary agent. Lee is among that select group of American literary agents to have three collaborative books simultaneously on the prestigious New York Times bestseller list. Two of which are Heaven Is for Real and Same Kind of Different As Me. He is an agent for Alive Communications. His words touched my heart, and I wanted to share them with you.
From Miriam Flaud: Like passing plates of steaming meat and vegetables at the dinner table, we often pass stories around during mealtime. Since our oldest boys are married with homes of their own, we rarely have the whole family here for a meal, but when we do, it seems that the conversation is the main course…
9 Ways to Fight Writer’s Block
Today, I’d like to answer a question asked by one of my reader friends.
She asked: “How do the ideas keep flowing once you have started your book?”
My answer: I actually have an arsenal of ways to keep a story going. But let me begin with what doesn’t help: banging my head against a wall and wailing, “What happens next?” That only leaves me with a headache, and it’s much harder to think with my head pounding.
This month, I’m giving away three copies of The Winnowing Season. I’m reading the type set pages of The Winnowing Season (looking for any elusive typos before it goes to print), and I think readers are going to fall deeper in love with Rhoda, Jacob, and Samuel! I’ve already heard from a few professional reviewers who’ve loved it, and their comments have made me one happy writer!