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”

My Dad’s Book ‘Following In The Father’s Steps’ now available on Amazon

My dad, Ted Pavloff, spent his whole life ministering the Gospel of Jesus Christ in a multitude of places, using numerous methods and media. He’s with the Lord now, having left us at the age of 88, but before he went to receive his rewards, he had served the Kingdom of God for more thanContinue reading “My Dad’s Book ‘Following In The Father’s Steps’ now available on Amazon”

‘Stories That Leave You Thinking …’

Well, I’ved dithered, and dallied, and delayed for a year. I had all kinds of excuses and reasons — some good, some not so good. But all that’s behind me now, and I FINALLY have the enlarged second edition of my short short story anthology ready for public consumption. 🙂 Yep, it’s out there: STORIESContinue reading “‘Stories That Leave You Thinking …’”

Weekend Coffee Share — 11/2/19

To participate in this week’s “Coffee Share” click on this link and visit Eclectic Ali for the details. If we were having coffee together this weekend, I’d probably tell you about my book signing gig today. It was the kind of book signing that every author hopes he never experiences even once in his wholeContinue reading “Weekend Coffee Share — 11/2/19”

BRAND NEW!!! Holiday Planning Journal

YAY! My HOLLY JOLLY HOLIDAY PLANNING JOURNAL IS READY FOR YOU! Holiday planning and organizing has never been SO EASY. This planner includes sections for Thanksgiving, Advent, Christmas, and the coming New Year. Complete with Scriptures and Journaling Pages for recording Personal Thoughts and Prayers, this planner also includes plenty of room to plan outContinue reading “BRAND NEW!!! Holiday Planning Journal”

It’s Coming! It’s Coming!

What’s coming????? My CHOCOLATE OWL JOURNAL. I’ve just finished the prototype for my next journal, and I can’t wait to get it out there for writers who are always looking for more pages to fill. This little gem is called the CHOCOLATE OWL JOURNAL and, instead of photos throughout like the coffee lovers journal, itContinue reading “It’s Coming! It’s Coming!”

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”

COFFEE LOVERS JOURNAL

My newest project: DAILY GRIND COFFEE LOVERS JOURNAL It’s finally online and for sale — from Amazon. (Copies will also be available from me personally if you’re in the Southern Illinois area). I love this journal. I enjoyed creating it, and I’ll enjoy using it personally. I’m including a few pictures of the outside andContinue reading “COFFEE LOVERS JOURNAL”

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’”

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”

A Little Bit More of My Shameless Marketing

Just wanted to let readers know that the inspirational novel The Professor’s Education is now selling on Amazon in paperback and digital. Many of you read the novel free right here on this site a few months ago. And many of you expressed your enjoyment of it as well. Thank you again. Now, here’s myContinue reading “A Little Bit More of My Shameless Marketing”

EXCERPT: Chapter Three of ‘Set Free To Love’

This post is a continuation of “Still In Love with Maddison Holt after All These Years.” I included Chapter One of the novel in that post and promised two more. Here’s the final installment: CHAPTER THREE Exhausted beyond words, Maddison pulled up to the farmhouse, dragged his suitcase out of the trunk and himself upContinue reading “EXCERPT: Chapter Three of ‘Set Free To Love’”

EXCERPT: Chapter Two of ‘Set Free To Love’

This post is a continuation of “Still In Love with Maddison Holt after All These Years.” I included Chapter One of the novel in that post and promised two more. Here’s the next installment: CHAPTER TWO Beth Hanover was an attractive young woman, although she didn’t feel particularly attractive or young as she stood gripping the telephoneContinue reading “EXCERPT: Chapter Two of ‘Set Free To Love’”

Still In Love with Maddison Holt after All These Years

It all started the evening of Thanksgiving Day, 2002. I’d been toying with the idea for months, but hadn’t done anything about it. I’d written non-fiction books and articles for years – and for all sorts of venues – but the idea of sitting down and writing an entire novel was still just that: anContinue reading “Still In Love with Maddison Holt after All These Years”

Hey, Jake, Wanna Buy a Book?

BOOK SALE — ONE WEEK ONLY — STARTS TODAY EVERYTHING’S JAKE E-Book: $0.99 Paperback:  $4.00 It’s just a little love story. But, then again, it’s a whole lot more than a love story. It’s about finding out who you really are and learning to like that person – and discovering that liking who you areContinue reading “Hey, Jake, Wanna Buy a Book?”