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Off to Spalding University’s MFA Low Residency!

I’m off to my second intensive low-residency at Spalding University’s Master of Fine Arts in Writing program in about an hour.  In many ways it is very different from my past experiences through conferences and seminars through Romance Writers of … Continue reading

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Books! Holiday Offerings

I am pleased to present a number of options for experiencing my books this season. Two holiday novellas, Christmas Hope from last year, and Christmas Grace, this year’s offering, are both available from Amazon as ebooks and in print. Through … Continue reading

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Fiction From the Foothills: Interview with Leslie Lynch

Here’s a great interview (of me) that my friend, Carolyn Astfalk, posted on her blog. Great, thought-provoking questions. I hope you enjoy reading it! (Click on the underlined word, above, to access the interview)  

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Second Watch, by J.A. Jance

I picked up a copy of J.A. Jance’s book, Second Watch, the other day – and knew I was in for a good read. She’s dependable that way! But I had no idea how the story would impact me emotionally. … Continue reading

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Home from San Antonio!

Last week, I attended Romance Writers of America’s® national conference in San Antonio, Texas. I’d never been there, and really enjoyed getting to know the Riverwalk area. Beautiful, inspiring, and great fun to explore! As you can tell by the … Continue reading

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Gratitude: an encore

Readers of this blog will know that a lifelong dream of mine is about to come true: My first novel will come out in the next few days. While this is exciting (extremely!!!) and a teensy bit scary, I also … Continue reading

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My Writing Process blog relay!

Thank you, super-nice and extremely talented Sonali Dev, for inviting me to participate in the My Writing Process blog tour! I really enjoyed reading about Sonali’s simple chaos process, probably because I can relate so well! I will address why … Continue reading

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2013 Golden Heart® Finalists: Where Are They Now?

It’s been nearly a year since eight of us embarked on a wonderful journey: The Contemporary Single Title Finalists in the 2013 Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® Contest. We’ve grown individually and professionally, and thought it would be fun … Continue reading

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Home…

Here’s a great picture of the gathering of Catholic Writers’ Guild Your Word is My Delight 2013 Writers’ Retreat. Front row: Michelle Jones, Jessie Yonkovit Middle row: Ann Lewis, Margaret  Rose Realy, Leticia Adams, Leslie Lynch Back row: Tim Neboyskey, … Continue reading

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Winding down…

How can one avoid inspiration with views like this? It has been a wonderful retreat. Time for prayer and sacraments, time for writing and fellowship. New friends, new directions. We go our separate ways tomorrow. While I did not get … Continue reading

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