My Latest Watercolor Project

My latest watercolor project. In book # 5 of my “Smoky Mountain Novel Series” — which is currently in the writing process — the main character, a Cherokee artisan, is inspired by the Lord to create these Christian-themed dream catchers as a way of helping spread the Gospel truth that Jesus and His Holy SpiritContinue reading “My Latest Watercolor Project”

At Long Last — Book 5 Is In the Works

Several years ago, the first four books in my Smoky Mountain Novel Series went on the market. I had always intended to write at least one more book in the series — and did get two chapters of it done — but life just sort of got in the way — if you know whatContinue reading “At Long Last — Book 5 Is In the Works”

‘QUENTON’S HONOR’ – Now Available on Amazon

What happens when twenty-first century technology comes face to face with the most powerful force the human race has ever known? Find out in this story of intrigue, romance, courage, and faith:  QUENTON’S HONOR. A man’s love for his country; a man’s love for a woman. Securing a nation; capturing a heart. It’s a storyContinue reading “‘QUENTON’S HONOR’ – Now Available on Amazon”

Encouraging Love Story — On Sale for Valentine’s Month

Don’t forget about the big sale on JONAH’S SONG. This 4th book in The Smoky Mountain Series is a beautiful, memorable love story. Although it’s book # 4 in the series, it also stands alone as a complete and inspiring story. In fact, all the novels in this series are equally capable of standing aloneContinue reading “Encouraging Love Story — On Sale for Valentine’s Month”

It’s February – and Time for a Great Love Story

VALENTINE SPECIAL:  February 1 — February 14  E-Book: $1.99 Paperback: $7.99 What do the Biblical story of Ruth and the 21st-century novel, Jonah’s Song, have in common? Well you’ll have to read both stories to find out. Of course most people know the basic story of Ruth, so that leaves just one story left toContinue reading “It’s February – and Time for a Great Love Story”

You’ll Never Look at Halloween the Same Way Again

DIGITAL VERSION ON SALE THROUGH THE END OF OCTOBER:  $1.99 ` RACING TOWARD THE LIGHT What’s it about? When a small coastal town is invaded by witchcraft that threatens the lives of the school children and the future of the entire community, the citizens must learn to fight back with a Higher Power. Follow theContinue reading “You’ll Never Look at Halloween the Same Way Again”

Free E-Book — today through September 9

Do you prefer reading books digitally? Well, then this offer is for you. SET FREE TO LOVE, which is Book # 1 in The Smoky Mountain Series, is available for the next four days absolutely free in digital format. The book normally sells for $3.99, but since Amazon and I are focusing on The SmokyContinue reading “Free E-Book — today through September 9”

Inspirational Romance Goes To School

When there’s no textbook on love, romance can be a little tricky. But God, who’s the original Author of romance, has all the answers in His own book. And Professor Ephraim Kent is about to get an education with a higher degree than he’s ever earned before. Purchase your own copy in paperback or digital:Continue reading “Inspirational Romance Goes To School”

Why I Wrote ‘The Smoky Mountain Novel Series’

  My love affair with the Smoky Mountains began when I was still a very young child. Except for a two-year stint in Fort Wayne, IN, my years between infancy and first grade were spent in Southern Illinois. And all of our family travels took us into the northeastern sections of the country. But whenContinue reading “Why I Wrote ‘The Smoky Mountain Novel Series’”

Audio Short Stories — My Newest Project

Do you enjoy just sitting back and listening to stories? Then you’ll enjoy my newest project: Audio Short Stories. You’ll find the first story on YouTube now. I’ll make it really easy for you and insert it right here, but if you like it, hop over to the YouTube site so you can click theContinue reading “Audio Short Stories — My Newest Project”

From the Christmas Story Archives

Been going through my Christmas story archives and pulled this one out for today.   THE SIDEWALK “Well, what’a ya know,” Ben whispered, grinning, seeing his breath form vapors on the Christmas air. “Who would have thought it would be the brick sidewalk?” He sighed. In one unexpected instant – as his feet had treadContinue reading “From the Christmas Story Archives”

Thawing The Ice

The following story is an excerpt from my Christmas anthology: STOCKING FULL OF STORIES.  If you’re interested in more stories, you can find the book on Amazon in paperback or digital.   THAWING THE ICE Misty laced up her skates and glided smoothly across the ice. It had been more than a year since she’dContinue reading “Thawing The Ice”

‘The Decision’ — Short Story by Ted Pavloff

I promised a second story by my dad concerning the WWII years. Unfortunately, lots of other work got in the way of blogging, so I’m behind — well even behinder than usual. But it’s still September, and that means we can still celebrate V-J Day and the end of the war.  So here’s the secondContinue reading “‘The Decision’ — Short Story by Ted Pavloff”

The Day I Forgot To Hate – by guest author Ted Pavloff

Sunday was V-J Day in the United States, celebrating the end of World War II. In honor of that wonderful time of relief from the trauma and sorrow of war, I’m sharing two short stories set in that time period. The stories are by my father, Ted Pavloff, who is now with the Lord. HeContinue reading “The Day I Forgot To Hate – by guest author Ted Pavloff”