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Drifting In Darkness, Episode 6 of Claire’s Story

Episode 6 of a flash fiction series. Find previous episodes at Claire’s Story – Flash Fiction Series. Claire’s closed eyes twitched, though she didn’t notice. She drifted in darkness. But something stirred her. What was it? A sound. She focused on a voice. “Claire, I’m here.” Something warm slid around her right hand, holding it gently. …

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Waiting – Episode 5 of Claire’s Story

Episode 5 of a flash fiction series. Find previous episodes at Claire’s Story – Flash Fiction Series. Bart stared at his watch and pursed his lips. Over an hour late. He drew a deep breath and slowly released it. He needed to think about something else, anything other than his bride in surgery. Adelle sat beside …

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Update: Catching Up and Digging Out

Time swept by like a raging flood this month, carrying all my good intentions away. I planned to post another episode of Claire’s Story at the beginning of the month, followed by the final episode in the newsletter by the end of the month. But other things took priority. ACFW Conference I attended the American …

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Growing Up Ozark Poor
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Growing Up Ozark Poor follows the adventures of six-year-old Jimmy Miller as he faces temptations, poverty and disasters as part of a large family living deep in the Ozark Mountains at the end of the Great Depression. Events challenge Jimmy to decide what he will do, whom he will love and what he believes is right. This historical novel, imagined from stories my father told, is targeted at the adult market.

"Warrior"
Phase:Research
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“Warrior” is the project name for a biblical fiction book about an ancient Israelite soldier in the early Iron Age. I am currently researching the culture and playing with plot structure. I have lots of questions:

  • What were the Judean hills like at 900 B.C.?
  • How did they dispose of bodies slaughtered in battle?
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