A Very Bookish Photoshoot

A Very Bookish Photoshoot

A few months back, I chatted with the worship leader at our church who just happens to be a wonderful photographer and we both had the idea of doing a bookish photo shoot! I was in need of some new head shots and he had the idea of putting together something even more...
Loved and Not Forgotten

Loved and Not Forgotten

          On what had been a particularly horrible day, a faithful friend invited me over for a long walk through the woods to talk and to be bolstered. Afterwards, she invited me for dinner with her and her family. Together, she and I crowded into her kitchen and...
Learning How to Do This

Learning How to Do This

Lounging there, I checked the text on my phone. It was a response from a friend. I read her message, responded, then tossed the phone back to the end of the bed. Except clumsy me didn’t toss it as soft as I had meant to. It skipped right off of the edge of the...
Video Q&A with Joanne (and a Giveaway!)

Video Q&A with Joanne (and a Giveaway!)

Happy Thursday, all! As promised, here is that *slightly-belated-but-finally-here* author chat of bookish news, research tidbits, and a few writerly confessions. 😉  I had SO much fun answering your questions and thanks to all of you who weighed in with those. As part...
A Trip to the Blue Ridge

A Trip to the Blue Ridge

For all of you who know me, you know that my historical romance heart goes pitter-patter at the thought of a love story woven in the midst of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This region has been a passion of mine for quite some time, but the only problem was, all my...