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About yvon63

Author of 59 novels and 10 nonfiction books. Director of Blue Ridge Christian "Autumn in the Mountains" Novelist Retreat held annually in October, in the panoramic mountains of western North Carolina.

October Release: Moments with Billy Graham OUR MOMENTOUS JOURNEY

              When I was in my twenties, Billy Graham’s radio message encouraged me to reach out to the world. I was busy with my world of church work, husband, and infant daughter, but decided to volunteer a couple hours … Continue reading

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Share Your Story? by Yvonne Lehman

Ever had a mishap in the kitchen? The stories in book #10 of the Moments series are hilarious (except at the time they happened!) The articles in these books are written by accomplished authors and writers who never wrote anything … Continue reading

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THE THREE C’S OF WRITING

CRAFT, CREATIVITY, and COMMITMENT I read about a young man who emailed his seminary professor asking for a good reason why so many trite and meaningless rules in the Bible were of any importance. A week later, he emailed the … Continue reading

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NON-FICTION? NOT ME

  That’s what I thought since my love was novel writing, although I had published a few articles, short stories, devotions and blogs about things of interest to me. But one evening after classes at the May Blue Ridge Conference, … Continue reading

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Writers’ Words – A Gift to the World

  I wrote this on November 7, the 99th birthday of the famed evangelist, Billy Graham, and looked back at how his life and words touched not only millions of people throughout the world – but changed my own life. … Continue reading

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WHAT IF… SO WHAT… WHY? by Yvonne Lehman

    We writers are often told to use the “What if?” factor in our writing. Our response can get us started in our stories, or be an effective tool when we feel stumped. However, no matter how creative a … Continue reading

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BROKE… at Christmastime! by Yvonne Lehman

On December 12, I became literally broken – physically. Then I discovered the truth in 1 Corinthians 12: 12, 26 (NLT): “The human body has many parts, but the many parts make up only one body… If one part suffers, … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING THE TRUE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS

  CHRISTMAS – What makes Christmas special? Decorations, carols, food, gifts, and time spent with those we love can certainly create a memorable legacy. But for Christians, Christmas is about more than personal tradition. RECOGNIZE – It’s the day set … Continue reading

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STUPID MOMENTS

IT WAS YOU! By Sharon Blackstock Dobbs It was you. You who didn’t feed the cat, Or lock up all the doors You who left the garbage the dog scattered on the floor. You who left the milk to sour … Continue reading

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From Dream to Reality

  I want to share with you a book that was released by Lighthouse of the Carolinas Publishing Company. I loved receiving and compiling Writing Right to Success. The contributors graciously shared their writing journeys and craft articles that will … Continue reading

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Where’s the Moose? by Yvonne Lehman

I want to introduce you to one of the most delightful books I’ve ever read. Here are a few of my writers group members talking about Of Moose and Men (… lost and found in Alaska). Well, Torry Martin is … Continue reading

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FROM DREAM TO REALITY by Yvonne Lehman

  I want to share with you a book that was recently released by Lighthouse of the Carolinas Publishing Company. I loved receiving and compiling Writing Right to Success. The contributors graciously shared their writing journeys and craft articles that … Continue reading

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MY ROYALTY STATEMENT

It’s that time of year when my royalty statements come in, from four different companies. Believe me, it cost more to send a couple of them than the amount printed on the statements. What’s the best royalty statement (or check) … Continue reading

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WRITING BLESSINGS GALORE

When my great-American, best-selling, internationally-acclaimed novel was rejected, resulting in my becoming physically ill and spiritually deficient, I had to re-think what this writing life was all about. Perhaps God wasn’t going to put a novel in my brain, let … Continue reading

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A COOL THING TO DO!

Blue Ridge “Autumn in the Mountains” Christian Novelist Retreat Retreat for writers wanting to learn more about the craft and creativity of writing novels – all genres – contemporary and historical October 18-22, 2015 Theme: Hope in the middle of … Continue reading

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