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Sometimes the journey is only the beginning . . . Michael Archer might not have been able to save Ben Carstairs, but he vowed to carry out Ben’s dying wish...
In the 1870s American West, Michael Archer, wracked by guilt over having killed once again, embarks on a mission to clear the name of a man wrongly executed for murder...

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Recent Blog Posts

What’s Holding You Back?

Is something holding you back from pursuing your dreams? My dream is to be the best writer I can be. Yet there are days when that seems so far away, I want to give up. I’ve learned that when this happens, the major factor behind it is fear. Fear I …

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The End

You’ve typed “The End” on your manuscript. You’ve had it critiqued and edited. You’ve polished it until is shines like a new car. You send it off with great hopes and even greater trepidation to prospective agents and publishers. And now you wait for their response. But, what do you …

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A Time to Reflect

This is the time of year where we reminisce about last year, looking at both the good and the not so good. Do we take the time to reflect on both areas? Do we try to figure why the good was good and what did we do to make it …

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Merry Christmas

This week, I wish all my friends and faithful readers the Merriest Christmas. May you all be blessed with joyous times of creating new memories with family and friends. And I pray we all find time to stop and meditate on the reason for the season, Jesus.  

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Newest Release: Riverbend Reunion

Riverbend Reunion, the third book in the Riverbend Saga series is available on Amazon. The past has a way of catching up with you… Michael and Rachel have everything to look forward to and no reason to look back, or so they thought. In the midst of the newlyweds’ trials …

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What’s your biggest struggle as a writer?

This is a question with as many possible answers as there are writers. Some struggle with finding time to write. Some with aspects of the craft like dialogue or characterization. For others it might be show, don’t tell. And what on God’s green planet is the difference between lie and …

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How’s Your Hearing?

Have you ever faced a dilemma, a decision, about which direction to go and longed to hear from God on it? Sometimes it is as basic as which physical road to take on journey. We’ve all experienced or heard stories of someone taking a different route to work without knowing …

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That Book’s a Keeper

Juliet Marillier planted the idea for this post in her recent post, Books as Treasure on Writer Unboxed What makes a book a keeper? There are probably as many answers to that question as there are readers. My eyes linger on the titles jamming my bookcase, many upright, some leaning, …

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5 Tips for NANOWRIMO

We’re a week into NANO for this year. How’s it going for you? Are you hitting the target of 1,667 words per day? Or are you feeling so far behind you’re ready to quit? Please don’t. NANO has value. Maybe not for every writer, but for many of us it’s …

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