A Chat with Author Linda Kozar

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Hello from Colorful Colorado. Davalynn Spencer here with guest author Linda Kozar who will be sharing a little of her author’s journey. The publisher, DaySpring, has this to say about Linda’s featured book, Sunshine for the Soul, Morning Devotions to Warm the Heart. Written in the light and humorous style of our farmhouse devotions, yet still packed with inspirational insights and truth, this devo will be a treasured coffee-ring-stained companion to start the day. This book is for anyone who enjoys a cup of coffee, a sunrise, a quiet moment with God and wink and a smirk at the day…

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The #CANCrown Awards Are Open!

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Christian Authors Network Crown Awards #CANCrown on social media The CAN Crown Awards Celebrate Excellence in Christian Media and Marketing by Authors. Purpose of CAN Crown Awards: To recognize, educate, and encourage excellence in marketing and promotion skills of all Christian authors. Why? One crucial career area for Christian authors is marketing. (I know, stop rolling your eyes. Marketing can be fun!) The problem is that an author now has to wear so many hats. So many hats that the marketing hat may cause the whole stack to tumble if you don’t know how to make and follow through with a…

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There Is a Time

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…Who knows if perhaps you were made Queen for just such a time as this? Esther 4:14 NLT Esther realized God had placed her in a unique position as queen of a foreign nation. She had a choice to make—to risk her life to save the people of Israel or die trying. During the American Revolution, Lydia Darragh found herself with a difficult decision to make as well. In September 1777, British troops under General William Howe had occupied her town and her residence. She and her family were allowed to remain in their home only because they were Quakers…

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New Release: Biscuits, Butter and Blessings by Linda Kozar

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Biscuits, Butter and Blessings Linda Kozar DaySpring August 6, 2018 ISBN: 978-1684085590     About the book:  This 90-day devotional is the third continuation to our bestselling farmhouse-inspired, Grits to Grace and Sweet Tea for the Soul titles. Sweet servings of inspiration, these down home devotions are chock-full of Scripture, Godly wisdom, and common-sense country wit. Each devotion begins with a thoughtful or witty title, a Scripture, an inspirational story or thought, a faith-check take-away, and ends with a humorous or thought-provoking tag. Like a hand-stitched and heartfelt gift, these faith-crafted pages will bring a smile to your face and a tear to your eye. About the author: Author…

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A Chat with Author Linda P. Kozar

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Greetings from Davalynn Spencer in unseasonably warm Colorado! It’s my pleasure today to visit with author Linda P. Kozar about her new devotional book, Sweet Tea for the Soul – Down-home Devotions to Comfort the Heart (DaySpring 2018). Welcome Linda. Tell us a little about your book. These devotions give a fresh look at life offering calming reminders of God’s grace, and a southern wink at our busy lives, reminding us why we are blessed. What inspired you to write this book? I love to start my day reading through the Bible and finding one thing to focus on. Sometimes,…

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New Releases for Fun, Creativity, and Fresh Perspectives

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Close out your Christmas holiday with some fresh and fabulous finds from our CAN authors! Coming January 8th from Dayspring, Sweet Tea For The Soul-Down Home Devotions to Comfort the Heart by Linda Kozar. A great way to kick off your new year with a taste of the south!            *********** Vickie McDonough also has a new release – Stained Glass Mandalas, a coloring book with a twist! Stained Glass Mandalas contains over 50 unique designs. It also features fascinating vignettes about the history of stained glass and interesting facts about tools, technique, and the glass used…

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Word on the Street

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The word on the street about Captive Brides Collection with Christian Authors Network members Angela Breidenbach and Darlene Franklin is great reviews for this Barbour Publishing book with 9 historical romance stories releasing tomorrow, Oct. 1st! Review: The Captive Brides Collection is a wonderful selection of nine tales dealing with captivity. Captivity may be physical, mental or spiritual. It is anything that binds us against our will. The reader travels from America to Australia, from 1655 to the late nineteenth century. The stories have similar themes of injustice, prejudice, trust, redemption, new beginnings and second chances, and fighting for freedom. Down…

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Along Came A Writer on BlogTalk Radio and iTunes

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CAN members Linda Kozar, Lena Nelson Dooley, and Angela Breidenbach host shows on the Along Came A Writer Network. Along Came A Writer Network  2017/2016 Chat Noir Mystery and Suspense, with host Linda Kozar on the Along Came A Writer Network August—Nancy Mehl September—Anita Higman, McMullen October—Testimony: Growing Up Haunted November—Linda Davis December—Patricia Bradley February—Danny Mehl March—Rachael O. Phillips April—Sharon K. Connell April—Brandilyn Collins The Lena Nelson Dooley Show, with host Lena Nelson Dooley on the Along Came A Writer Network September—Kathy Ide October—Marji Laine November—Varina Denman December—A SPECIAL Christmas Interview January— Lynn Gentry February—Angela Breidenbach March— Michelle Stimpson April—Patsy…

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Tips from the Pros: Linda Kozar

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Greeting from Sarah Sundin in California, where it’s finally feeling like fall. Today I have the pleasure of interviewing multi-published author, Linda Kozar, who has some seriously clever answers. What do you expect from someone whose latest title is Babes with a Beatitude?  Linda, how did you get into writing? I started out freelancing personal interest stories for various newspapers, earning next to nothing but developing valuable writing skills and learning to work on tight deadlines. Then in 2003, I decided I’d had enough of that stuff and determined to put my efforts toward writing a book.  Of course, the first book I wrote wasn’t…

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CAN Book Feature: Babes with a Beatitude by Linda Kozar

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Babes With A Beatitude—Devotions For Smart, Saavy Women of Faith by Linda Kozar  (Howard/Simon & Schuster)  Releases in December, 2009. Daily Inspirations for the Blessed Life “The blessed life”…that’s what the word beatitude actually means…and that’s the life God created you to live. The 366 devotions (yes, there’s an extra one for leap year!) were written with today’s busy woman in mind. Each message is short, but more than sweet, as it delivers powerful words of hope, purpose, direction, and encouragement. For every day of the year, you’ll find an uplifting scripture, a straight-to-your-heart message, and a “Beatitude Check” that gets…

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