Category Archives: new release

HAPPY SNOOPY DANCING

Ever get unexpected news that makes you want to dance like happy Snoopy? I did. I recently learned that a trilogy I wrote a few years ago is being re-packaged into a three-in-one volume that will be entitled, BRIDES OF … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH ELAINE COOPER

I recently had the blessed opportunity to be a pre-reader for Elaine Cooper’s new book, BETHANY’S CALENDAR. The book is a timeline of events no parent ever wants to face–the journey she traveled with her daughter who was diagnosed with … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS

Yesterday I compiled a list of all the names from those who left comments on my blog, those who responded through my webmail, those who LIKED my Facebook Author Page , and those who LIKED and SHARED the Facebook posts … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING…THREADS OF TIME

THREADS OF TIME is a seven-story collection of romantic novellas that span more than 150 years following the journeys of a quilt and the comfort it offers to the many hands through which it passes.  Authors: Constance Shilling Stevens (Connie … Continue reading

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PACKING UP

In just a few more days, I’ll be heading out to join some of my writing buddies for a week of brainstorming, research, book signings, and lots of hugs and laughter. My “to do” list was getting too long and … Continue reading

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MY FIRST BOOKSIGNING

With the release of my first novella, Hope’s Dwelling Place—part of the SUNDAYS IN FREDERICKSBURG collection, Lifeway Christian Store at the Mall of Georgia in Buford, GA is hosting my very first book signing. I’ve been planning special vintage touches … Continue reading

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NEW SPRING RELEASE

Calendar alert! It’s SPRING! What is your favorite thing about springtime? For many, especially those who have been inundated with more snow than they care to measure, spring means relief from the icy conditions. Others love the first blooms of … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH BECKY LYLES

With 2013 in full swing, I get to do one of my favorite things: chat with other writers! I’m looking forward to many more authors visiting with me on these pages. Today, I’m delighted to welcome Becky Lyles to my … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH MARGIE VAWTER

I am delighted today to welcome one of my critique partners and dear friend, Margie Vawter, to my blog. Margie and I go way back. She’s been an influence on my writing, and since she also works as a freelance … Continue reading

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RESEARCH CAN BE FUN!

Today I am happy to welcome Pamela S. Meyers to my blog. Pam is a long-time friend, and fellow ACFW author. Her book, Thyme for Love, was a delightful read, and I’m anxiously awaiting the release of the follow-up book, … Continue reading

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