Category: Book Events

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Letters to the Lord: Georgia Author of the Year Finalist

All I can say is “Thank you”, Lord. And Merci! I had no thought of receiving this honor, especially since I was entered in the category of Literary Fiction with very talented authors from the general market–not the inspirational market. But on Saturday, as I lay sick in bed at a lodge in Western Kentucky (where I was supposed to be enjoying a family … Read More Letters to the Lord: Georgia Author of the Year Finalist

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Letters to the Lord: Jill Steenhuis, an Atlanta Artist in France

We were destined to be friends and soulmates before we ever met. Our dads knew each other, waving across the golf course at the Capital City Country Club in Atlanta. So I paid attention when my father said, “You need to meet the artist Jill Steenhuis. She grew up in Atlanta, rode and showed horses, moved to Aix-en-Provence in 1980 and lives there still.” … Read More Letters to the Lord: Jill Steenhuis, an Atlanta Artist in France

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Letters to the Lord: Hope For Times Like These

Easter 2021 Multi-Author Giveaway – Hope For Times Like These This time last year we were entering a time of real uncertainty and this year that uncertainty continues. These are good times to remind ourselves to keep our eyes fixed on Jesus. 14 authors have joined together to offer stories to help us do this. I’ll be giving away copies of The Swan House … Read More Letters to the Lord: Hope For Times Like These

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Letters to the Lord: Camino Walk #4~Perseverance

My Fourth Camino walk centered on the theme of perseverance. Oh, don’t we all need perseverance in this seemingly never-ending season of Covid-19 and other 2020 Craziness? Again the questions are in bold, with my answers below. Where do you need perseverance in your life right now? Where do you dig up the perseverance necessary to push past your limitations? In my darker moments, … Read More Letters to the Lord: Camino Walk #4~Perseverance

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Letters to the Lord: Jesus, the Refugee

It’s always a big deal for an author to get a nice review from Publisher’s Weekly. So when this one for The Promised Land popped into my inbox a few weeks ago, I was delighted. “Characters from Musser’s The Long Highway Home return in this touching story of four pilgrims walking the French Camino… (see image below for more of the review). Of course, … Read More Letters to the Lord: Jesus, the Refugee

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Letters to the Lord: A Writer’s Trajectory and a Sale

A writer’s life is never a simple trajectory. We are often juggling multiple projects at the same time. For instance, yesterday I was on St. Simons Island doing research for a new novel at the World War II Home Front Museum. Last week, I was vacationing with my family on Hilton Head Island and snapping photos of places I mention in my novel, The … Read More Letters to the Lord: A Writer’s Trajectory and a Sale

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Letters to the Lord: Change of Plans

Yesterday was Labor Day, Lord, and for the first time in many, many years, I haven’t labored on Labor Day. For most of the past twenty years I’ve been in France on the first Monday in September, and there’s no holiday over there. But for the four times in the past twenty years when I’ve been in the US over Labor Day weekend, I’ve … Read More Letters to the Lord: Change of Plans