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Writing Nights

I’m grateful to be able to work from home. The life of an author is pretty awesome, I have to admit! I have two works in progress. Someone said writing a novel is like inviting readers to enter your dreams. I can’t wait to… Continue Reading “Writing Nights”

It’s good to give thanks

Due to length constraints, this letter of thanks never made the last edition of my novel, Flowers from Afghanistan. I much regretted it. “Always just when I needed them” is the theme of this book. That theme continues as promotional opportunities open up, and… Continue Reading “It’s good to give thanks”

Spend Some Time With The Author

So much fun to be one of Pelican Book Group’s authors! They are highlighting interesting tidbits about their authors and this is what they posted:

“No Winners And Losers, Just People Who Need God.”

“Flowers From Afghanistan” is a good read any time, but especially now, as our country ends its 20-year involvement with that country. There are no “winners and losers” in Parish’s book, just people who need God. The novel is a national Readers Choice Award… Continue Reading ““No Winners And Losers, Just People Who Need God.””

Thank you, readers!

A huge thank you to my readers! Your purchase payments for Flowers from Afghanistan and your gifts have been sent to Samaritan’s Purse. Samaritan’s Purse is sending relief to help Afghanistan evacuees. I can’t tell you how humbled and grateful I am by your… Continue Reading “Thank you, readers!”

A Note From The Author

When I wrote Flowers from Afghanistan, characters like Gul Hadi and Bashir were very real to me. They represented Afghans who wanted peace. Likewise, the contractors and military who made up my characters were there to do a job they believed in. My husband… Continue Reading “A Note From The Author”

Mercy Ships Make A Lasting Difference

Don Stephens is the founder of Mercy Ships. You may have seen the Anastasis or one of their other ships in a newscast. Mercy Ships bring surgical intervention and therapy to places that would otherwise go without. When my daughters were very little we… Continue Reading “Mercy Ships Make A Lasting Difference”

cup of joe for a vet!

“If you’ve been following me, you know I have a long-standing partnership with Green Beans. Is it because I love their coffee? Well, yes, but more than that, I love their mission. They don’t allow our service members to feel forgotten.”

Flowers from Afghanistan birthday giveaway

Happy Birthday, Flowers from Afghanistan! To celebrate, we’re giving away five signed, first edition copies of Flowers from Afghanistan. Details coming soon! Weighed down by guilt following the death of his two-year-old son, Mac McCann accepts a year-long position training police officers in Afghanistan. Leaving… Continue Reading “Flowers from Afghanistan birthday giveaway”

3 Chicks and their mugs

Are you ready to sip your way through a good book? We are 3 chicks with our favorite mugs. No, not our smiling faces. We’re talking coffee mugs. Join us for a fun and fast-paced virtual coffee hour—or two. Why should you come?• Meet… Continue Reading “3 Chicks and their mugs”

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