Though I’m still waiting for a publisher to swoop in and rescue one of my many proposals from the slush pile, I haven’t just been sitting around creeping on my Facebook friends. (Notice I said “just.”) A few of my writings have found homes. See for yourself.
A Scrapbook of Motherhood Firsts
The second in the Word Quilters’ FIRSTS series, releasing April of 2012 (Leafwood), celebrates premier events in a mother’s life.
A Scrapbook of Christmas Firsts
This Christmas treasure, co-authored with five fellow columnists, debuted in September 2008 from Leafwood Publishers. A Scrapbook of Christmas Firsts—and its blog—keeps Christmas alive year-round.
A Still & Quiet Soul
Leslie’s story, “Embracing Contentment,” appears in A Still & Quiet Soul by Cathy Messecar (Leafwood, 2011).
I’m Glad I’m a Mom
“Chow Down” in I’m Glad I’m a Mom: Inspirational Stories of Love, Laughter, and Everyday Life (Hearts at Home, March 2008) by Jill Savage.
Chicken Soup for the Mother of Preschooler’s Soul
“You Might Be a Mommy If . . . ” in Chicken Soup for the Mother of Preschooler’s Soul (Health Communications, 2006).
The Groovy Chicks’ Road Trip to Peace
“There’s No Place Like Home,” in The Groovy Chicks’ Road Trip to Peace, edited/authored by Dena Dyer and Laurie Copeland (Cook, 2005).
The Groovy Chicks Road Trip to Love
“Why Is It So Hard to Forgive?” in The Groovy Chicks Road Trip to Love, edited/authored by Dena Dyer and Laurie Copeland (LifeJourney/Cook, 2006).