Lauraine Snelling, author of more than 130 books, shares her experience, wisdom, and faith as she discusses the obstacles writers encounter, how to overcome them, and the hidden value they offer. In this inspiring interview, Lauraine recounts some of the personal obstacles she’s faced, the way God has provided during difficult times, how she’s written so many books, and more.
Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, this episode is for you!
Award-winning and bestselling author Lauraine Snelling has published over 130 books with sales of more than 4.5 million books. Her original dream was to write horse books for children. Today, she writes inspirational adult novels about real issues centered on themes like forgiveness, loss, domestic violence and cancer in both contemporary and historical genres. She is best known for the Blessing books set in the fictional town of Blessing, North Dakota.
Lauraine has won the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for Inspirational Fiction, the Silver Angel Award for An Untamed Land and a Romance Writers of America Golden Heart for Song of Laughter. In 2012 due to her Norwegian Heritage and the many novels she has written about Norwegians immigrating to America, Lauraine was inducted into the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame.
As a sought-after speaker, Lauraine encourages others to find their gifts and live their lives with humor and joy.
A Season of Harvest, Book 4 of the Leah’s Garden series is now available for pre-order.
Larkspur Nielsen is determined to keep her family homestead running and to fulfill their Leah's Garden dream, with or without help. When Isaac McTavish lends a hand at the family farm, Lark realizes the affection he holds for her yet pushes him away, certain she doesn't need him or anyone else. But Isaac is set on convincing her that he's ready to stay and she doesn't have to carry everything by herself.
As a new romance blossoms between Lilac and an old schoolmate and the other Nielsen sisters are busy caring for their families, Lark shoulders more and more responsibility on the farm. When a long-feared threat returns and Lark approaches the breaking point, the life she has always dreamed of is in danger of disappearing forever.
Bestselling author Lauraine Snelling brings her Leah's Garden series to a satisfying end with this heartfelt historical romance.
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Ginny L. Yttrup is a Christy Award-winning novelist, a developmental editor, and founder of Words for Writers which offers inspiration and instruction for writers.