Family Movie Night + New Blog Post Series

Last Friday night my family and I curled up on the couch to watch a movie that was loaned to us by a friend. It was a documentary on the life of Fanny J. Crosby. I knew some about the famous hymn writer…that she was blind, lived during the 1800’s, and penned a lot of... Continue Reading →

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Announcing….Book Title!!!

After much deliberation, I have finally decided upon a working title for my novel. (Note: This may be subject to change later on.) I would LOVE to hear what you think! Or throw me some other ideas! I'd love that as well. 🙂 Berlin Dawn "The darkest hour is just before the dawn" -Thomas Fuller,... Continue Reading →

This past February I joined an online group for writers. I can't begin to tell you how much I learned from this wonderful community of people! It has changed my writing in so many ways, and the wealth of knowledge I gained has been invaluable. You can find tons of online writing groups just by... Continue Reading →

Novel- Chapter 2 (part II)

The next evening the Grubers sat in their living room after supper. Irene finished the dishes while Josef read a newspaper in his easy chair. The boys played a card game on the floor. The radio was playing in the background. Irene and Josef had barely spoken to each other since yesterday. Both felt the... Continue Reading →

From Hallenberg to St. Louis

Roots. We all have them. On my dad’s side I have some Irish and possibly Scottish and Native American. My mom’s side of the family is traced back to Germany, and there is actually a very interesting story about how our ancestors came here to America. It all goes back to Hallenberg, West Germany…  ... Continue Reading →

Character Highlight: Irene

Irene Gruber is a blonde, green-eyed young woman of English birth.  At twenty-seven she is happily married to her best friend and is the mother of twin boys.  Seemingly shy on the outside, her inner character is resolute and strong.  She has a firm Christain faith, which has a marked affect on her unbelieving Jewish... Continue Reading →

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