How another author, the telephone, and a road trip enabled my research for Thomas E. Kirkman: Artist, Spy, Amish Man. With a brief chat with my husband Marnell recounting our research trip to Abilene, Kansas, and an interview with Brad Kirkman.
In this episode, I discuss "the project that never was" with project partner and cousin Sara Nolt. I further discuss reasons to stop a project with Emily Smucker, who also declined the Amish Millionaire project.
From its birth at a kitchen table in Jerusalem to publication less than two months later? How was this possible? Not by the strength of one person! Tune into hear how Faces of Syria came about, with an interview with my project partner Rosetta Byers, and a recording of one of the refugees singing.
"This kind of crazy is why I'm an atheist," a reviewer says of Inferno in the Lost Pines. More than just a story of a terrible wildfire in Texas, Debra's story is a kind of crazy - the crazy when you realize that God loves you and knows you by name. With tips about writing that I learned in the process of writing this book.
What to do with creative projects that don't seem to achieve your goals? In this episode, I question my three sisters about their memories of our mom's last days. Also, a brief snippet with my 6-year-old niece. Happy weekend!