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Bellingwood FAQ

You have questions. I have answers. It’s what I do. 1. When will the next book be published in the Bellingwood series? I hate to admit how systematic my life is. Things are always better when a plan is in place. At least for me.

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Bellingwood Vignette

Less than one week until the release of Book 22 – Lessons in Hope (Release date: June 25). I can hardly wait to get it into your hands. When I was young, I kept up a fairly regular correspondence with one of my cousins. I

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Which One Are You?

I regularly get questions about which of the characters has my personality or characteristics. It finally hit me that I gave each of the five women who comprise my main characters – Polly, Lydia, Beryl, Andy, and Sylvie something of myself. Now while I’ve given

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More Business – Character Lists

Okay. I’m back. And this time I’m probably going to go a little “Sylvie” on you. You know, the practical, pragmatic, ‘just put it out there and take no prisoners’ Sylvie. Early in September, I wrote a post about why you can’t find detailed character

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Happy Birthday, Polly!

Today is Polly Giller’s birthday (September 20)! There are a few dates that I’ve always known, and others that I’ve had to figure out. Okay, and still others that I haven’t discovered yet. Polly’s birthday has always been September 20th. It kind of freaks me

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A Little Business – Character Lists

When you build a community as big as Bellingwood, it is inevitable that newcomers (readers) get lost amidst all of the characters. Heck, even us old-timers (haha) forget who is who and who’s done what. I have a friend who delivers an Excel file of

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Which Character is Your Mom?

One of the most difficult things I’ve dealt with in the last 28 years is that friends and family never had the opportunity to get to know Mom in all of her wild glory. My brother’s wife met her just before she found out she had

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Bellingwood Vignette – 07

Book 10 will be published on June 25, but until then, here’s a little something fun for you. Happy Mother’s Day! This little vignette actually occurs just prior to Book 10. It doesn’t affect anything in the overall story, but is a look at a

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Bellingwood Vignette (05)

These vignettes are just a small glimpse at other characters when Polly isn’t around. They don’t change the story or add anything that you’d miss if you didn’t read them. The first four vignettes are based on stories you’ll find in Book 9. This story,

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