The Good Word Podcast

This past spring I was interviewed on the Good Word Podcast. The host, Nick Galieti, interviewed as many of the Whitney finalists as he could during April and May, and since then he’s been posting several interviews a month. In this interview we chat about the Whitney Awards, the proper use (or misuse) of a […]

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Book Review: The Healthy Family Slow Cooker Cookbook

I have two slow cookers (two different sizes) and I use them often. I had a baby in January and the flexibility of the slow cooker makes it a lot easier to have a home-cooked meal every night. But lately I’ve felt like I’m cooking the same old things over and over again, so I […]

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An Update on My Next Novel

As promised, here’s an update on my next book! On Tuesday I sent my fifth novel to my publisher. I don’t have a release date or a title yet, but I’m excited that the manuscript has reached this point. (I should note that there’s no guarantee that my publisher will want it, but finding out […]

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My Thoughts on the 2014 Whitney Awards

I recently emailed my editor the manuscript for my fifth book. Now that I’m done with that (at least for a while), I thought I’d catch up on some blogging. I’ll post more on the book tomorrow, but today I’m blogging about the Whitney Awards. I’m about a month late, but between taking care of […]

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Blog Tour: The Tulip Resistance

When I read about this blog tour I was interested in participating for two reasons. One, the author has written a WWII novel, and two, the author grew up in Othello, Washington. I know where that is because it’s close to where I grew up. Lynne Allen graciously answered a few questions for me. But […]

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Book Signing

This Saturday, March 28th, I’ll be signing books at the Seagull Bookstore in South Jordan. If you’ll be in the area, I’d love to have you stop by and say hi. The signing will be part of Seagull’s Celebrating Sisterhood event. That doesn’t mean men can’t come–they are totally welcome. What it does mean is […]

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March Book Madness: 7 Editing Strategies

Today I’m over at Rebecca Belliston’s blog as part of her annual March Book Madness. Click on the picture or link below to read some tips on refining your manuscript. Every year Rebecca gets some great posts, so if you like to write, I recommend spending a little time browsing her blog. https://rebeccabelliston.wordpress.com/2015/03/23/mbm-7-editing-strategies-by-a-l-sowards/

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