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99 Cent Ebook Promotion to Celebrate Spring

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

99 Cent Ebook Promotion to Celebrate Spring

  Spring is made for open windows, long walks, bulbs peeking through the ground, Mother’s Day and books like these! Flowers of Grace is now on sale to celebrate the blossoming of spring. Buy the ebook for just 99 cents March 24-March 31 and share it with the women in your lives. “Any woman will find something inspiring in this beautiful story,” a GoodReads reviewer said. Look for the 99 cent ebook promotion at itunes, Barnes and Noble and Kobo, too!

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At the Heart of A Love of Reading

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

At the Heart of A Love of Reading

The best books, even those that entertain or inform, seem to have one thing in common--they pull us into the heart of someone else.

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Women Need Women

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Blog | 1 comment

Women Need Women

My friend Andrea posted a meme going around Facebook that says, “You can always tell who the strong women are, they are the ones you see building each other up, not tearing each other down.” (via @sitsgirls) We messaged back and forth about that line. About how we need each other. About how she wanted to start tagging all the women who’ve done that for her. But, she said, “I was afraid I would forget someone.” Let’s do it, I thought. Let’s actually start spreading our truly good examples of what real friendship among women means. Because women need...

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The True Story that Inspired Flowers of Grace

Posted by on Jan 24, 2015 in Blog | 2 comments

The True Story that Inspired Flowers of Grace

Flowers of Grace is a novel inspired by a a true story, but the cover could read  “inspired by a real plant.” Several years ago I received a hibiscus plant from a woman receiving hospice care for cancer. I met Lily when I accompanied my husband on a visit to her home. I didn’t know her well, but I returned another day with a pot of homemade turkey noodle soup. I sat on the little stool beside Lily’s bed and listened to her talk, even though I couldn’t understand much of what this tiny Filipino woman said. On another visit she told me she wanted to give me her hibiscus...

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The Good Word Podcast Interview

Posted by on Mar 22, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

The Good Word Podcast Interview

My interview with Nick Galeti for the Good Word Podcast is now available for listening. It’s a 35-40 minute stretch–just a commute’s worth of your day or a run on the treadmill in the morning. But in that time, you’ll get a feel for the genuine spirit of my new book, Twelve Stones to Remember Him, and the rich emotion and learning behind it. It’s available for download or you can listen straight from the web. https://www.teresahirst.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/2-11-GoodWord-TeresaHirst.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download What do I like about this...

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Twelve Stones from a Book Launch and Tour

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Twelve Stones from a Book Launch and Tour

Twelve Stones to Remember Him is all about recognizing the goodness of God with gratitude and then using that positive strength to cope better with the very real hurdles of life. That goodness overflowed in abundance in recent weeks with the launch of this book. As I’ve applied it to the ups and downs of publication and marketing, new markers of success emerged. 1. Celebrating with a Book Launch Party We hosted a Book Launch party for local Minnesota friends just before I flew to Salt Lake City for a week to promote it there. 2. Sharing My Work I read an excerpt from Twelve Stones to...

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