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Mona Hodgson
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Attended Mt. San Jacinto Community College District
Lives in Arizona
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Want to say something healing to a friend battling an ongoing illness? Margaret Feinberg is on it!
Today, I’m thrilled to announce the first set of When You Don’t Know What to Say greeting cards are available in our store.
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I came home from Thailand and Burma with a fresh perspective on giving thanks. A blog post
The day before Thanksgiving I traveled home from Thailand and Burma with a fresh perspective on thanksgiving, a fresh view of the sacrifice of praise.
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My first Christmas story is available today from Guideposts Books. Look for THE FAMILY QUILT in A Cup of Christmas Cheer Volume 3.
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60, the new 59. Funny, what we dream about at 16 and reflect on at 60.
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Are you the kind of reader who waits until a series is complete before starting Book 1? Like Historical Fiction set in the Victorian Age?

Good news! The set of all four books in The Sinclair Sisters of Cripple Creek Series is 50% off on ChristianBook.com.
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Fun! Fun! Getting book orders in for my June Summer Reading Book Sale. Just signed stacks of books that are headed for Missouri and Texas. Soon, I'll be tucking bookmarks and recipe cards into books for a reader in Kansas.

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Ever heard again and again how important a story opening is? Ever closed the cover of a novel when the opening paragraph didn't draw you in?

 Faculty member for the Mount Hermon Christian Writers' Conference, Joe Bentz, has a blog post for you!

http://www.mounthermon.org/blog/writers/2015/02/creating-the-perfect-opening-for-a-novel/
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Meet Elizabeth a Bible woman surprised by God's amazing ways. One of 12 Favorite Bible Women Celebrated in Poetry.
ELIZABETH A Woman Blessed by God’s Surprising Ways   I thought I knew God. Then He surprised me. Me, well along in years, ripe with child? A son. When Mary stood before me bright as afternoon sunshine, I knew God’s gift of surprise had touched her life, too. Each of us carrying sons. Mine, the …
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Congratulations to Lisa St, who won the drawing on my blog for a copy of My Bible Animals Storybook by Dandi Mackall. www.monahodgson.com/blog
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Exciting book news for TOO RICH FOR A BRIDE--the German Version is the #1 Bestseller on GerthMedien's fiction list!
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How do you like to read? Series or Stand Alone Books?
Happy Summer, friends! Mona from Arizona, here. These days, in the age of technology, a question like "How do you like to read?" probably raises the expectation of the familiar question about paperback-or-eBook. But that's no...
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School's out for the summer, and I have my 10-year-old grandson with me this week. Time to test my skills at balancing--writing with activities that include Phase 10, Wii Sports, and Legos.
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Author and Speaker
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Writing, Storytelling, Speaking, Blogging
Employment
  • Author and Speaker
    Historical Novelist, 1987 - present
    Freelance author of Historical Women's Fiction set in the American West, 1800s. Public speaker for schools, library conferences, writers' conferences, book clubs, and women's groups.
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Arizona
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Author of Historical FIction and Children's Books, and Speaker
Introduction
I am the author of the The Sinclair Sisters of Cripple Creek Series, The Quilted Heart omnibus, and Prairie Song, all with WaterBrook Press, Bedtime in the Southwest, six Zonderkidz I Can Read Books, Real Girls of the Bible: A 31-Day Devotional, and nearly thirty other books. I speak at schools, book clubs, writers' conferences, and Christian women's retreats. 
Bragging rights
Survived 27 years in the publishing industry. And my hubby survived 42 years of marriage...and still counting.
Education
  • Mt. San Jacinto Community College District
    Associate of Arts Degree, 1991
    Graduate, Creative Writing
  • Yavapai College
    Creative Writing, 1989 - 1990
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Female
Other names
Mona Gansberg