Tammy Kirby on the Victorian Age

Tammy Kirby holds an Associate Degree in Registered Nursing, a cosmetology license, and the title author. She uses her writing to reveal God’s love and forgiveness through characters from hundreds of years in the past, who face the same problems people face today. Taking broken heroes and heroines and showing them this truth is her […]

A Grandparent’s Love

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandparents, released yesterday. In it I tell a story about grandparent love.   When I was growing up my grandma lived with us, and she was my best friend. There were no senior citizens or adult communities. There were few nursing homes, but grandparents usually lived with their children and […]

Moms Know Best!

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Mom Knows Best, releases today. In it I tell a story about my wonderful mom.   My mom went to heaven just three weeks short of her 95th birthday, and I miss her every day. Especially on special days when I always received a card in the mail. She should […]

New Release: Katelyn’s Choice

The Gilded Age comes to life in this first installment of the Thousand Islands Series! Katelyn Kavanagh’s mother dreamed her daughter would one day escape the oppressive environment of their Upstate New York farm for service in the enchanting Thousand Islands, home to Gilded Age millionaires. But when her wish comes true, Katelyn finds herself […]

Pat Nichols on following your dreams

Pat Nichols launched career number two as a novelist after retiring, proving it’s never too late to follow your dreams. Drawing on years of corporate experience, she creates stories about women who face challenges in the pursuit of their dreams. She lives in an Atlanta suburb with her husband of fifty plus years, is the […]

Crystal Bowman on infertility

Crystal Bowman is a best-selling, award-winning author of more than 100 books for children. She has also written several nonfiction books for women. She writes lyrics for children’s piano music and stories for Clubhouse Jr. Magazine. She enjoys being a mentor for MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), teaching at writers’ conferences, and spending time with her […]

Bob Hostetler on bedtime stories

Bob Hostetler is an author, speaker, and literary agent whose fifty books include Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door (coauthored with Josh McDowell) and The Bard and the Bible (A Shakespeare Devotional). He lives in southwest Ohio.    Tell us about your newest book. Don’t Close Your Eyes is a silly rhyming bedtime book. […]

The Thousand Islands Gilded Age comes to life!

Did you know the U.S. Gilded Age and the Thousand Islands Gilded Age is historically from 1870 to the early 1900s? It was a time of great economic growth, a time when European immigrants flooded into the U.S., and a time of railroads expanding America at an alarming rate. Mark Twain first coined the term […]

Brandy Bruce on disappointment

Brandy Bruce is a writer, a book editor, a mom, a wife, and someone who really loves dessert! She’s the author of the award-winning novel The Last Summer, Looks Like Love, After the Rain, and The Romano Family Collection. Brandy, her husband, and their children make their home in Virginia. Tell us about your newest […]

James Watkins on the psalms

Jim is an award-winning author of over twenty books and 2,000 articles, who has spoken across the United States and overseas. He has served as an editor and editorial director at Wesleyan Publishing House, an editor with the American Bible Society, taught writing at Taylor University for 15 years, and has guest-lectured at Liberty, Regent […]