Karen Whiting’s 25th Book Celebration

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To celebrate my 25th book release I held a party at a boutique that showcases local artists and authors. I created a special scavenger hunt to get everyone checking out the store. I hid small signs of my book covers all around the store. Each one included a number of the release order. As people arrived, they received an alphabetical list of the titles so they could fill in the corresponding numbers as they spotted the signs and turn them in to win pries. The newest titles included a devotional cookbook The Gift of Bread: Recipes for the Heart and…

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Awards & Book Reviews!

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Jane S Daly recently attended the Oregon Christian Writer’s (OCW) annual summer conference. Each year, OCW encourages writers to submit their work for the annual Cascade Awards. The submissions are narrowed down into three finalists in the twenty-two categories. She was honored to receive an award in unpublished contemporary fiction for The Girl in the Cardboard Box, and for published nonfiction, The Caregiving Season. Congratulations, Jane! **********   Baker Revell author, Linda Evans Shepherd, was named Writer of the Year by the 34th annual Greater Philadelphia Christian Writer’s conference, not only for her many bestselling books, but because as Marlene…

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A Chat with Author Jesse Florea

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Greetings from Marti Pieper in stormy, in-the-midst-of-rainy-season Mount Dora, Florida. Today, I have the privilege of sharing an interview with my friend and fellow author Jesse Florea. I know Jesse through serving on faculty together at various writers conferences. I know you’ll find him as fun, engaging and inspiring here on our CAN blog as he is in person. Welcome, Jesse, and congratulations on the release of most recent book! Please tell us about it.   Girl Talk/Guy Talk: Devotions for Teens focuses on different aspects of teen life to help guys and girls better understand and communicate with the…

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NEW RELEASE: Girl Talk Guy Talk by Jesse Florea and Karen Whiting

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Girl Talk Guy Talk by Jesse Florea and Karen Whiting Tyndale House Publishers ISBN 978-1496417862 Release date: August 1, 2017 About the book Communication is a key tool in life. We interact with words, gestures, and movements. The devotions in Girl Talk Guy Talk give insights that focus on different aspects of teen life to help both guys and girls better understand and communicate with the opposite sex.  Various styles of devotions, including stories, checklists, quizzes, fact-based news, text messages, and skill-building tips will encourage and equip young girls and guys to understand how the opposite sex is wired and how to best…

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NEW RELEASE: THE GIFT OF BREAD BY KAREN WHITING

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The Gift of Bread: Recipes for the Heart and the Table By Karen Whiting Woorthy Publishing Group Release date: July 25, 2017 ISBN 9781683970255 About the Book The aroma of warm fresh bread delights our senses and invites us to thank God for providing it as we share bread with family, friends, and new people we meet. Inviting recipes, heart- warming stories, and biblical insights into bread in the Bible offer encouragement and instructions on how to live fully on God’s bounty and discover more about Jesus as the Bread of Life. About the Author Karen Whiting (www.karenwhiting,com) is an international speaker,…

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Writers and Authors On Fire CAN Author Interviews

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Writers and Authors On Fire Podcast Host, John Vonhoff, discusses writing, writing life, writing lessons, and the best tips to be a successful author with his guests. Listen to episodes below by clicking on the link.   Cheri Cowell is an accomplished author, speaker, and owner of EABooks Publishing. Dr. Michelle Bengtson is the author of Hope Prevails, a book about depression. Sydney Avey writes literary fiction about the human experience. Jane Daley has written two nonfiction books about life’s hard issues. Sherry Kyle is an author of novels for women and books for tween girls. Crystal Bowman is a children’s…

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Sarah Hamaker and Karen Whiting Hit the News Stands

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Recently 2 of our Christian Authors Network members hit the news stands in both newspaper and magazines. Catch those articles below… Once Kids Enter the Picture, Can Parents Still Entertain?, Sarah Hamaker, The Washington Post, March 23, Online here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/on-parenting/once-kids-enter-the-picture-can-parents-still-entertain/2017/03/20/8278732a-fec6-11e6-99b4-9e613afeb09f_story.html?utm_term=.432bcc23780e Women’s History Month: Southeast Female Alumni Make History, The Arrow Newspaper Molly Green,  No Two Kids Are Alike—Teaching To Your Child’s Personality, Karen Whiting Princess of Purpose by Karen Whiting Focus on the Family Magazine

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Heritage of Truth Internet TV

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Heritage of Truth Internet TV, Produced and Hosted by CAN member Jeanne Dennis Click on the title links below to watch the interviews with Christian Authors Network members. You can also learn more about each member by clicking on their name. Jane S. Daly, Time for Hope (show link) Crystal Bowman on Teaching Children Spiritual Truths (show link) Dianne Barker interviewed by Angela Breidenbach: A Journey of Faith (show link) Twila Belk interviewed by Jeanne Dennis: Spiritual Encouragement for Caregivers (show link) Anita Brooks on Getting Through What You Can’t Get Over (show link) Craig von Buseck: Fishers of Men  Karen Whiting on Raising a Young Modern…

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