Summary: Laney is used to being bullied and teased for being a “hillbilly.” So when a new target for bullying comes to school, she hopes things will change. She just never expected life to change so dramatically. As the story unfurls, the reader experiences character, setting, dialogue, plotting, … Read More
Welcome to Dandi’s Website
I love to write. I even love to rewrite. Before I could hold a pen, I was making up stories in my head. I’m blessed to have come from a family of great storytellers. My two favorite words growing up were: ‘Member when . . . I started out writing for grown-ups . . . and then I had kids. When my children were little, I wrote board books, then picture books, then easy readers, and so on to young adult novels. But I never stopped writing for any age group, which means I get to write for all ages. How cool is that! I grew up in Missouri, have lived in many cities and towns since, and now write from rural Ohio, surrounded by my wonderful family, including horses, dogs, cats, and an occasional squirrel or raccoon.
Horses Horses Horses
It’s pretty easy to see that I love horses. Sugar, Misty, and Towaco were my best friends growing up. I love the smell of horses, their furry coats in winter, and the way it feels to canter across the pasture in spring. I’d do anything for a nicker, the warmest sound in the world. What is it that … Read More
THREE WISE WOMEN: 40 Devotions Celebrating Advent with Mary, Elizabeth, and Anna
Steeped in biblical culture and what we know about the women from the Bible, Three Wise Women invites us to delve deeper into what these amazing, real-life women may have been experiencing, or pondering, as they journeyed toward the Day of Christ’s Birth and beyond. The struggles and joys of Mary, … Read More