Blush: a Mennonite Girl Meets a Glittering World by Shirley Hershey Showalter
Reading, Writing

Meet Shirley Hershey Showalter, author of Blush: a Mennonite Girl Meets a Glittering World

I am pleased and privileged to introduce you to one of my new favorite authors, Shirley Hershey Showalter. I encourage you to read her memoir Blush: a Mennonite Girl Meets a Glittering World, to gain insight into the Mennonite culture and the values it instills in its members-- generosity, kindness, empathy and a commitment to living well… Continue reading Meet Shirley Hershey Showalter, author of Blush: a Mennonite Girl Meets a Glittering World

Reading, Writing

Meet Richard Gilbert, author of Shepherd: a Memoir

 Not only is Richard Gilbert an accomplished writer (author of Shepherd: a memoir) and a writing instructor (at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio), he also publishes a blog which can help you learn to write better. Intermediate and advanced writers of creative non-fiction can learn to write more engaging, thoughtful, readable prose by subscribing to, Richard's instructive blog for writers… Continue reading Meet Richard Gilbert, author of Shepherd: a Memoir