Celebrating Ten Years of Being a Work-at-Home Editor

Celebrating Ten Years of Being a Work-at-Home Editor

Yay! Ten years ago (can it really be that long?), I was laid off from my job as an editor at a small Bible college due to financial cutbacks. It was a difficult time; I didn’t want to go. I had no idea what we would do. Would we have to sell our house and move away? What would I do for a living? We took a step of faith and, with the help of family, remodeled a basement room into a home office while I worked part-time at FedEx and started editing books from home. More than two hundred books and five publishers later (and certainly after some lean, difficult times), I’m still gainfully employed at home, and my wife is a virtual assistant for an outreach ministry to Jewish people. Yes, I went from a forty-hour workweek to sometimes a sixty-hour one, but I get to see my…

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Author Talk and Book Signing at Florence County Library

Author Talk and Book Signing at Florence County Library

You’re invited to an author talk and book signing with me tomorrow, May 7, at Florence County Library in Florence, Wisconsin. I’ll discuss the writing process and describe my research of the true UP mining tragedy that provided inspiration for my second novel, The Tenth Plague. I’ll have an author’s Q&A, so be sure to bring your questions. Light refreshments will be provided.

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