Carolyn Bolz, of Riverside, California, reports that her article, “The Right Place for Dad,” will be in the April/May 2021 issue of Mysterious Ways Magazine (published by Guideposts). She has also had several humorous poems published recently in Country Magazine and The ST Quarterly.

Tracie Heskett, of Vancouver, Washington, has been offered a contract for her WWII historical novel. And she also has an invitation from another publisher to submit two or three nonfiction proposals. 

Linda L. Kruschke, of Lake Oswego, has a story included in the Life, Repurposed compilation scheduled for release in April.

Susan Maas, of Gresham, received word that WhiteFire Publishing is going to publish her second middle grade novel.

Barbara McCourtney, of Brush Prairie, Washington, will have one of her stories in Caregivers’ Magazine.

Kendy Pearson, of Dundee, and KyLee Woodley, of Scio, have started a bi-weekly podcast, “The Historical Bookworm Podcast,” for fans of inspirational historical fiction. Join them for author interviews, “Pinch of the Past”—a segment of interesting historical facts and quotes—and their “Bookworm Review” to hear about their latest reads! Every episode is designed for true history lovers and readers of inspirational fiction. You can find them at

Diane Schnickels, of Canby, announces that A Woman’s Journey Healing from Domestic Abuse: Book Two – Finding Truth and Strength is now available. This recovery study takes women on a step-by-step journey from pain and confusion to a place of dignity, truth, and strength. It can be ordered from Amazon:

Stacey Womack, of Hillsboro, will be signing her recently released novel, Escape from Nowhere, on Saturday April 3 from 1:00–4:00 p.m. at Rainbow West, 3832 Center St. NE in Salem. Find out more about Stacey and her book at