Christian Fiction Readers Retreat 2016

Don’t wait to sign up for the Christian Fiction Readers Retreat in August. When I was invited, at first I thought it was one of those online facebook parties that you can attend in your PJ’s while sitting in front of your computer. You know, all comfortable and well…alone. My first reaction when I found out that it was in fact a REAL, LIVE, EVENT, was, “I can’t go, I live in Canada!”

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As the Ink Flows authors on Rogers Daytime TV York Region

On May 3rd, 2016 three of the authors of As the Ink Flows: Devotions to Inspire Christian Writers & Speakers appeared on Rogers Daytime TV, with host Jacqueline Betterton to discuss the book. The print copy was hot off the press and the authors were excited to share their collaborative project with York Region viewers. Viewers were invited to join the conversation.

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The 6 Month Countdown to our book release party is on!

November 1st marked the six month mark until the day when our book will be released and sent out into the wide world. As the Ink Flows was written by 5 Canadian Authors, me being one of them. Find out more about how the book came about and what advanced readers are saying about the book.

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A Book Reviewer’s Dream

Melony Teague is a freelance writer who believes everyone has a story to tell and each story is unique and sometimes wilder than fiction. In this Q & A with Melony Teague find out more about why she reviews fiction books, what is important to her as a reader and reviewer and what her dream as a reviewer is.

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The August/September issue of the Inbetween Magazine, a magazine for parents living through the teen years is out now! Included in this issue is the interview I conducted with actor Lois Robbins for the magazine. Find out what her advice is for parents whose kids want to be actors.

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Word of the Day Recap for April & May 2015

We are about to kick-off our new word list as a new month begins. So far we have discovered some words which are helping me to be more descriptive in my day to day conversations. I particularly find it interesting when we find a word that has history attached to it. Find out how you can follow along with me for a list of new words each month.

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2015 Portraits of Giving Countdown is on!

“We want to encourage others to give back with integrity and authenticity and to inspire the next generation.”- Matthew & Michael Waddington. (Nominated by The Newmarket Chamber of Commerce)

The countdown to our 2015 Portraits of Giving event is on May 7th is the day when Merk Photography’s Portraits of Giving will be unveiled at the Upper Canada Mall at our opening reception. If you are not sure what the Portraits of Giving are about, it is where professional photography meets warm, personal stories. The result is a heartwarming exhibit that celebrates people with a passion for giving.

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Where Rivers Part Book Giveaway

I was so happy when I received my copy of Where Rivers Part by Kellie Coates Gilbert when I won a contest and I wanted you to have the same sort of happy feeling when you get a brand new book in the mail, so I am hosting a giveaway. (April 28 – May 5th)

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2015 Portraits of Giving People’s Choice Awards

Do you know someone who gives back in York Region? Nominate them for Merk Photography’s Keep On Giving People’s Choice Contest
Our Opening Gala will be at Upper Canada Mall on May 7th, 2015. Tickets available. There will be a reception, entertainment, snacks, a copy of the book and we will share some inspiring stories. Ticket sales go to Character Community Foundation.

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