Posts Tagged "womens fiction"

Book Club Questions for Flowers of Grace

Posted by on Apr 3, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Book Club Questions for Flowers of Grace

The night before Flowers of Grace released for publication, the launch team gathered in a virtual book group on Facebook to hold the first book club for Flowers of Grace. The fast-paced conversations flitted from thread-to-thread as we commented on plot, characters and theme. The most fun came when we started relating the story to our own experiences and relationships. I repeated this experience last night with some close women friends of mine. We laughed and listened and talked. Oh, did we talk! Not just about the book but about our own self consciousness, the “Lilly” characters...

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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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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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