Thanks for visiting. I'm so glad you're here! I'd love to share a bit
about who I am - my faith, my writing journey, and the things that
matter. And I'd love to hear about what matters to YOU.
So grab a cup of cocoa (go ahead - throw on some extra chocolate shavings!), put your feet up and let's chat.
about stepping into the unknowns of life, knowing that God has my back.
I'm that toddler who will launch headlong into trouble with eyes wide
open, who will act first and think second. That toddler who needs a
firm, encouraging hand to keep me from calamity (or just myself). "Thank
God" is, I think, my life's motto because I do it all the time!
Family and Friends
are what make life sweet - sweeter even than the chocolate I love! I have a
wonderful husband, 2 fabulous kids and a wonderful son-in-law,
three siblings whom I'm close to and fantastic in-laws. Family just
doesn't get any better than what I've been blessed with. And friends?
Ladies I've known for more decades than I care to admit, and new writing
friends who have been a surprise blessing in my life.
is what I write - stories that reveal an
Extraordinary God at work in ordinary lives. Stories about defeat and
hope, pain and joy, friends and enemies. And always, the
guy gets the gal (or maybe the gal gets the guy!). My stories will make you laugh, cry and believe that
good will win (eventually), that there's power in love and strength in
friendship. I believe in happy endings because I believe in the power of
So there's a little about me. When you've finished checking out my site,
I hope you'll drop me a note. I want to know - What matters to YOU?
Land of 10,000 Words
My twice-weekly blog features Minnesota writers (both published and pre-published) and fun facts about Minnesota. Stop by and visit with a local author and learn something new about this great state.
Check out what 10 chicks
(including me!) from across the country have to say about writing,
reading, faith and fun. Daily messages to encourage you, challenge you
and point you to the Source of all that matters.
Check out my Author Page for inspiration and a few giggles!
If you're a writer, here are some great resources:
Michelle Lim's Thoughts on Plot offers craft tips and encouragement for the journey.
Agent Rachelle Gardner is a respected source for writing information and publishing world news.