Sunday, May 18, 2008

June Meeting: Clopton's Exciting Proposals

Debra Clopton will join us on June 14th to discuss how to make proposals exciting

Come to LaHacienda Ranch Restaurant
5250 Hwy 121
Colleyville, Tx.
(Between Hall-Johnson and Glade on the north-bound service road)
Time: 11:00 - 1:00pm

Award winning author Debra Clopton hit the ground running in 2005 with the release of her first book THE TROUBLE WITH LACY BROWN published by Steeple Hill Love Inspired. It was a Golden Heart finalist and won the Faith Hope and Love Inspirational Readers Choice award for 2006. Since then her subsequent books have won several awards and nominations including The Writers Guild Award, The Barclay Gold Award and her 2006 book NO PLACE LIKE HOME was a proud finalist in ACFW BOTY contest for short contemporary in 2007. Most recently her book DREAM A LITTLE DREAM was named one of the recipients of a Holt Medallion Award of Merritt in romantic comedy for 2008.

A prolific author Debra has created a unique world filled with characters readers don't want to give up. A place created especially to make readers join in on the fun—and sometimes the trials and tribulations...but always a place where readers can forget their own worries and spend a relaxing few hours in the company of their friends of Mule Hollow.

Debra is known for her unique voice, her humor and the ability to weave in relevant issues while still leaving her readers with a smile. She has 3 books scheduled for release in 2008 NEXT DOOR DADDY (Jan 08) HER BABY DREAMS (April 08) and THE COWBOY TAKES A BRIDE (July 08) she has 4 books on the horizon for 2009...all are continuing her series set in Mule Hollow. Her editor on all of her books is ACFW Editor of the Year Krista Stroever who she credits with sharing her vision for Mule Hollow.
You can visit her website at

Saturday, May 17, 2008

May Member News

Many of our member's have been hard at work. Here's a sampling of what some of them have been up to:

  • Check out Janice's new website. See sidebar and click on Janice Olson.
  • Lisa Buffalo has two new articles out. You can read them by following these links:

"Where is the control?"

"Excuse me God, can we talk?"

  • Lena Dooley always has interesting interviews on her blog. Check it out by clicking her name on the side bar. Writer's are sure to find interesting tidbits there.
  • Our president, Dawn Samaniego, is now moved and getting settled into her new home.
  • We have three finalist in the Genesis Contest: Lynne Gentry, Jane Thornton, who finaled twice, and Janice Olson. Be sure to give them a big congrats when you see them.

I hope to be able to post more news in the future. This is promising to be a great year!