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In Search of Destiny

In Search of Destiny: Book Two in the Destiny Trilogy If you read Dodging Destiny, did you wonder what happened to the people Lexie Logan left behind in the nineteenth century? I did. Originally, Dodging Destiny was written to be a stand-alone novel, but all of my beta-readers told me I couldn’t stop with the first novel. […]

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Dodging Destiny

Have you ever tried to run from your Destiny? Destiny can be defined as . . . “something that is to happen or has happened to a particular person or thing; lot or fortune,” but the word can also mean, “the power or agency that determines the course of events.” For Christians, that power or agency […]

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July: Pausing to Remember History

What images do you see when someone says July 4th? Do you think of picnics, fireworks, wars, old documents, or something else? As a reader and writer of historical fiction, here is what comes to my mind. July 3, 1775 George Washington takes command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Massachusetts, during the American Revolution. The first battles […]

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INSPIRATION FROM A TRACTOR SEAT

HOW SITTING ON THE SEAT OF A TRACTOR INSPIRES ME Picture this: A novelist-farmer in Southwestern Colorado needs answers to questions that keep popping up in her current work-in-progress. She also needs to mow or disk the pasture. If she spends her time thinking about plot and characterization while sitting in front of the computer, the […]

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Christian Fantasy: New worlds to explore

Exploring Fantasy Worlds with author R. J. Larson Fantasy is not a genre of fiction I typically choose. I mean, come on. Dragons or other strange and frightening creatures? Make-believe words and worlds? Magic? Medieval-type settings full of castles and men and women who fight with swords or other deadly weapons? REALLY? By definition, fantasy is […]

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