Posts by Kitty Bucholtz

110I – Hallmark Publishing Needs Sweet Stories: An Interview with Stacey Donovan

Episode 110I Hallmark Publishing Needs Sweet Stories

Editor Stacey Donovan joins us today to tell us about Hallmark Publishing! I’ve been talking about this new publisher of sweet romances and cozy mysteries for months now. Stacey talks about pitching the idea to the Hallmark CEO, getting the first books written as novelizations of existing Hallmark movies, and then her own romance novel…

109E – Recognize the Good and Write It Down

Episode 109E Recognize the Good and Write It Down

Sometimes I have to stop and ask myself, is God trying to get my attention? Because it sure seems like I keep running into this or seeing that lately. That happened this week, as a matter of fact. When I was interviewing Stacey Donovan of Hallmark Publishing, she was talking about her main character in…

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108I – Human Trafficking in Fiction: An Interview with Lynn H Blackburn

Episode 108I Human Trafficking In Fiction - An Interview with Lynn H Blackburn

Today’s conversation with Lynn H Blackburn is so interesting! Not only do we talk about fun stuff like writing and stories, but we start our conversation with a very serious problem in the world – human trafficking. Her book,┬áIn Too Deep, has an element of human trafficking in the plot that makes it both compelling…

107E – Planted, Not Buried

Episode 107E Planted Not Buried

Sometimes we feel stuck. Maybe a little, like walking in a bog. Maybe a lot, like waist-deep. Maybe we sometimes even feel we’re totally buried, cold, in the dark, alone. Imagine, though, that you’re not buried but…planted. Like a seed that gets planted in the spring, maybe this is a very temporary season, one which…

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106I – Amish and the Civil War: An Interview with Jan Drexler

Episode 106I Amish and the Civil War - An Interview with Jan Drexler

Our guest today is Jan Drexler, a historical novelist whose stories often feature Amish characters. Today we talk about the challenges and choices Plain folk faced during the Civil War. Jan is a Civil War buff and traces her family history back through the Amish of the 1700s, so she brings a unique take to…