More about Truth and Fiction by Lois Wells Santalo 12/15/2012 9:36:13 AM My book "I'll Meet You in Syracuse" is the orphan among my writings. I've never publicized or promoted it. In fact I felt rather chagrined about it as my family hated it.... more
Reviews by Carol Van Der Woude 8/10/2012 6:44:38 PM A new review has been posted on Amazon for my book! Four reviews for Aliisa's Letter have been posted. I am grateful for each person that takes the time to write a review. ... more
Creativity is like . . . by Sherry C. Hartzler 7/22/2012 5:57:19 AM Creativity is like . . . slipping into that all-occasion basic black dressed pulled from your closet, and then adding the drama of accessories.
Childbirth in the News by Carol Van Der Woude 12/1/2011 10:26:42 AM Birth practices are in the news. It is a good time to to consider this as we remember the birth of Jesus. Topics include a decline in the c-section rate to the safety of home birth. The National Geographic Photo Contest has posted a picture of... more
Book Award by Carol Van Der Woude 3/26/2011 8:46:06 AM It was an honor for my book to be nominated for the Evangelical Christian Publisher Associaton's book award. I learned yesterday that Aliisa's Letter is not a finalist. But I was able to look over the list of titles that are finalists--so many g... more
A Book-Signing by Carol Van Der Woude 1/30/2011 12:50:07 PM Within the colorful interior of Viking Treasures, the store owner and I had lively conversations. I spent two afternoons in the store. June had read my book; I was surprised (and pleased) to learn that her husband had read it also! We had discus... more
Feedback on Aliisa's Letter by Carol Van Der Woude 1/18/2011 1:41:00 PM It has been encouraging to receive phone calls, e-mails and notes in the mail from women that have enjoyed my book. Up until today the feedback has come from non-medical people. I was delighted to receive a note from a young woman who is a baby... more
A Finnish Midwife by Carol Van Der Woude 12/20/2010 10:14:34 AM The reference to a Finnish midwife in the book, Born in the USA, caught me by surprise. Here was a bit of childbirth history that I was unaware of. I wrote about Hanna on my current blog at www.carolvanderwoude.authorweblog.com... more
Good News by Carol Van Der Woude 12/9/2010 4:34:30 PM It has been a good week. One bookstore requested more books and another suggested having a book signing in January. The sales report from the publisher is growing. And there is a new review online! I am thankful!
What ever is a girl to do? by Paula D Searcy 10/19/2010 5:25:35 PM I am woman hear me roar! Or is it here me roar? The thought always did make me smile... I enjoy playing with words. Above is the same sentence that when spoke has one meaning and yet when it is written down, the entire meaning changes.
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