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Charity Project: Dog Blankets for Shelters

Our dog Chief loves a soft blanket.  A few weeks ago, our local animal shelter had a benefit rummage sale. I dropped off some of my books at the shelter for the sale, and while I was there I asked if they took crochet blankets. I’ve been crocheting small dog blankets...

Charity Project: Knitted Knockers

One of my favorite things to do is to crochet for charity. The Knitted Knockers project that is new to me, and I found out about it from Lorri Ann Helberg, who runs Arkansas Yarn Co. in Malvern, AR. Here's a video from our local news station featuring Lorri and her...

And The Winners Are…

A big thank you to everyone who voted in the Name My Characters Poll. Here are the winning names: Noah  Grace Grace and Rebekah were the two most popular female names, while Noah and Jakob were the top two male names. The winner of the autographed copy of An Amish...

Cover Reveal: The Innkeeper’s Bride

I'm excited to share the cover for The Innkeeper's Bride! This is the third book in the Amish Brides Series, which includes The Teacher's Bride and The Farmer's Bride. I think this is my favorite cover of the three--Selah and Levi are so cute!     About The...

Character Name Poll

Last week I asked for suggestions for names for two of my secondary characters--one male and one female. Wow, did y'all deliver! I have lots of names for umpteen future books now. 🙂 Some of them were very unique, which I appreciate. Everyone who commented on the post...

Help Me Name My Characters!

  Right now I’m working on my next book, which doesn’t have a title yet. This is the first book in the Amish Mail Order Bride series. While I have the main characters' names all picked out: Zeb, Zeke, Amanda, and Darla, I need some ideas for secondary characters....

My Top Five Writing Obstacles

I love writing, but as with anything in life, stuff gets in the way. Here are five obstacles I face when trying to complete a book, and how I get over them. Time Management: I’m a terrible time manager, although during the past couple of years I’ve been getting...

Publisher’s Weekly Review of An Amish Christmas Bakery!

We received a lovely review from Publisher's Weekly for An Amish Christmas Bakery! Here's an excerpt: For fans of the authors, these compact, heartwarming romances will make for a nice holiday treat. I always appreciate reviews. Not only am I grateful that someone has...

An Amish Family Pinterest Board #1

My novella collection, An Amish Family, releases on June 12 and I'm counting down to the release date with some fun stuff--including Pinterest boards inspired by the novellas. Here's Pinterest board #1--Scripture. I love creating Scripture boards--they're not only...

Meet Kathleen

With over a million copies sold, Kathleen Fuller is the author of several bestselling novels, including the Hearts of Middlefield novels, the Middlefield Family novels, the Amish of Birch Creek series, and the Amish Letters series as well as a middle-grade Amish series, the Mysteries of Middlefield.

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