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Lilacs and Reveries

“If it’s at all possible, Lord Jesus, couldn’t you have Mummy tell me something – anything – about my father?” The first draft of The...

Amaryllis Minton’s parents got divorced when she is five years old, cutting her family in two. Her father gets custody of her ten year old...

Adam Bates and his wife have sixteen children; seven boys and nine girls. When his sons turn twenty-one, Mr. Bates buys them a farm. When...

I can’t give you any sage advice on developing characters … I’m not exactly an expert writer! … but I’ll give you a bit of...

Jamie MacFarlane is living at a hospital in California where he is trying to recover from a wound he received in World War One. One...

When you write a book, you’ll like as not create several characters that are just unnecessary to the plot. You’ll put a lot into them;...

Reveille by David B. Hunter is the story of Ben Anderson, a teenage boy who joins the Union Army during the American Civil War. Reveille...

I wrote this poem today about September … and decided to show it to you. September is the summer September is the fall September is...

I keep saying to myself, “Kell, today you’re going to seriously start planning for NaNo.” I’m not. I should. I need to. If I don’t,...

Here is a sneak peak of my book, The Dressmaker’s Secret, which will be published in early 2016. Note: though this prologue is pretty polished,...

My name is Kellyn Roth. I am a teenager, homeschooled student, author, country girl, photographer, and most importantly, Christian. Here I will be posting short...

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