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Video Q&A with Joanne (and a Giveaway!)

Posted on Mar 30, 2017 in My Journal, Video Blog | 122 comments

Video Q&A with Joanne (and a Giveaway!)

Happy Thursday, all! As promised, here is that *slightly-belated-but-finally-here* author chat of bookish news, research tidbits, and a few writerly confessions. ;)  I had SO much fun answering your questions and thanks to all of you who weighed in with those. As part of this, I‘m giving away TWO paperbacks! To enter, simply leave a comment below sharing which of the books mentioned that you would like to win. Also … if you missed the chance to ask a question, be sure to add that too! I look forward to chatting with you!   Giveaway winners will be drawn at random and...

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A Question and a Giveaway! (vlog)

Posted on Jun 11, 2013 in The Cadence of Grace Series, Video Blog | 100 comments

A Question and a Giveaway! (vlog)

Hi everyone! If you read last weeks blog post you may remember that I have a little time on my hands lately and there’s nothing like an author with time on her hands in possession of a web cam :D This week I’ve put together a little video to ask you all a particular question AND to give something away :)     Update: I drew a commenter to get the copy of THOUGH MY HEART IS TORN : Brittany McEuen AND as I mentioned on my Facebook page, I wanted to draw a bonus winner to get a copy of BE STILL MY SOUL and that commenter is: Bonnie Roof Congratulations Bonnie and...

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Vlog: Caring about Characters in Fiction

Posted on Nov 27, 2012 in Video Blog | 37 comments

Vlog: Caring about Characters in Fiction

Welcome to another vlog! After reading Love’s Reckoning by Laura Frantz, I wanted to talk about characters and what makes a book memorable to you. I would love to chat in the comments, so please feel free to weigh in with your thoughts! After playing this back, I realize (again) that I’m A) a complete dork and B) really need to clean my kitchen before I record another video :D     *  *  *  *    With Christmas around the corner, I wanted to make sure that all of you knew that if you are giving a copy of BE STILL MY SOUL as a gift, please let me know and I will...

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Vlog – Making of Be Still My Soul

Posted on May 15, 2012 in Video Blog, Waterbrook Multnomah, Writing | 16 comments

I thought it would be fun to share some of the behind the scenes details of how I write a novel. So here it is! A new vlog with the making of Be Still My Soul. If you’re a writer, I’d love to hear some of your ideas for how you prepare and write. If you’re a reader, you’ll get a sneak peek into some of the process that goes into making a book. Thanks for...

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3 Fun Facts with Joanne

Posted on Feb 28, 2012 in For Readers, Video Blog | 9 comments

3 Fun Facts with Joanne

Here’s a 5 min video where I share 3 fun facts about writing, romance and bluegrass! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmSvWU55yYI I have no idea how to edit out my bloopers so you get it all :] The video maker and I were not getting along and I am technologically handicapped. Thank you for...

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