A Day in the Life of Kristy Cambron

June 24th, 2016

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Did you know one of Kristy Cambron’s favorite writing tools is her phone?!
Get a sneak peak at Kristy’s writing process by watching the video below, and be sure to check out her latest release, The Ringmaster’s Wife. An ounce of courage. A split-second leap of faith. Together, they propel two young women to chase a new life—one that’s reimagined from what they might have become.

I thought I’d share a typical writing day (or the journey to write an entire book), via my iPhone!

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Winner Announced from Richard Mabry’s e-Reader Giveaway

June 22nd, 2016

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Richard Mabry, author of Medical Judgment, is pleased to announce the winner from the e-reader giveaway!

Congratulations to the winner:

Bekah Malik

Congrats, Bekah—please email your mailing address to caitlin {at} litfusegroup {dot} com read more »

Story Spotlight on ‘My Father’s House’

June 22nd, 2016


Growing up, life is idyllic for Lily Rose Cates due to one constant – her father’s love. But in her sixteenth summer, all that changes without warning. There begins Lily’s struggle to find herself and the life she’s lost. . . . Marriage promises fulfillment, but her happily-ever-after barely survives the honeymoon. Her husband’s sophisticated façade hides a brooding man with even darker secrets.

Read our story spotlight on My Father’s House with Rose Chandler Johnson to find out more.


Story Behind My Father’s House

Tell us a bit about the story behind your latest novel. Where did you find inspiration?

I wanted to write a story about a young woman who in spite of devastating hardships, disappointments, personal loss and mistakes, ultimately finds happiness after reconnecting with family and faith. I wanted the reader to take the journey with her, go with her through some of the hardships, but I didn’t want the painful things… read more »

Free Clubhouse Magazine Trial

June 21st, 2016


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Created with kids in mind, Focus on the Family offers a world of fun and imagination through short stories, jokes, puzzles, and games as well as recipes and activities to do as a family. Plus, what child doesn’t like mail? Your child will enjoy getting this entertaining magazine each month in the mail.

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Weekly Client Roundup

June 20th, 2016


Happy Monday! This is Caitlin, and here is your weekly client roundup:

Just what the doctor ordered: heart-thumping suspense and intrigue, courtesy of Richard Mabry’s new medical drama, Medical Judgment. Join Richard in celebrating the release of Medical Judgment by entering to win an e-reader.

When all illusions of happily-ever-after shatter, Lily must choose to abandon her husband or risk losing much more than her marriage in Rose Chandler Johnson’s debut novel, My Father’s House.

Can all things really work together for good, and can the joy of living be found once again? Don’t miss one woman’s story in book three, Jilted, of Varina Denman’s Mended Hearts series.

Journey into the personal labyrinths we create to protect ourselves and those we love from the pain of living in a broken world in Erik Guzman’s new book, The Seed.

Do you have a hidden agenda to get you to where you want to… read more »

A Day in the Life of Sarah Sundin

June 17th, 2016

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Get a sneak peak at what a typical day looks like for a writer with Sarah Sundin! Keep reading to get the scoop, and be sure to check out her latest release, Anchor in the Storm.

7:00—tall cup of coffee and a bagel. My alarm goes off at 6:00, but I’ll spare you the “before” pictures. I’m so not a morning person.

7:15—hit the internet. First thing in the morning, I take care of emails, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. From my blog, I post my daily “Today in World War II History” tidbit—plus today I’m featuring my friend Lisa Bogart’s gorgeous coloring book devotional, Drawn from the Heart.

8:00—my desk buddy, Janie, checks out the rose bushes for little birdies.

10:00—off to the post office to mail bookmarks to readers. This is my apologetic face to the people behind me in line.

11:00—updating a Powerpoint for a speaking event on Wednesday at the local… read more »

Winners Announced from Denise Hunter’s ‘The Convenient Groom’ Chat Party

June 16th, 2016

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Denise Hunter, author of The Convenient Groom, is thrilled to announce the winners from tonight’s author Facebook chat. Thank you all so much for coming. Tune in to Hallmark Channel on June 18 at 9 PM EDT/8 PM CDT for the premiere of The Convenient Groom.

Here is the list of everyone who won* something at the party tonight:

Congratulations to the following winners! You’ve won a signed copy of The Goodbye Bride, Denise’s new book. Email your mailing address to caitlin@litfusegroup.com.

Peyton Weigel-Kersey
Jennifer Wolfram Rumberger
Madi Peoples
Edwina Ann Roller
Candice Valdez
Jennifer Bundy
Christina Jay
Shelley Galbreath
Sonnetta Jones
Melissa Mailhiot Oldaher
Janice Sisemore
Patricia Lynn
Jess Everingham
Melba Gobble Worley
Maria Robinson
Abby Flink
Stephanie Jackson
Cynthia D. Villafranco
Bonnie Roof
Beth Erin
Jamie Smith
Nicole House
Judy Packard
Mary Van Everbroeck
Carla Wilson Lake

$100 Amazon Gift Card Winner:

Congratulations to Natalie Levengood! You’ve won a copy of The Goodbye Bride and a $100 Amazon gift card. Email your mailing address to caitlin@litfusegroup.com.

Congrats to all the winners—please email your mailing address to caitlin {at}… read more »

The Story Behind ‘Dawn at Emberwilde’

June 15th, 2016

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Maya Angelou once said, “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Where does a writer find inspiration? What does a typical writing day look like? We asked Sarah Ladd to tell us the story behind Dawn at Emberwilde Plus, listen to her regency-inspired playlist here!

Tell us a bit about the story behind your latest novel. Where did you find inspiration?

One of the aspects of the Regency Era that really fascinates me is the era’s complex social structure. So often in a Regency novel we hear of a woman being fearful of losing her security, but in Dawn at Emberwilde I wanted to ask the opposite question: What if a woman of meager means was suddenly thrust into wealth and opulence? How would her past experience prepare her for such a change? How would she react when her values and perceptions were challenged? These are the questions I… read more »