Tag Archives: Novel

Chelsea – Pet Bichon Frise – Puts Her Paw Down – Demands Her Daily Portion of People Food – But Should We Give It to Her – Would You – We Do – Then We Don’t – Then We Do Again –

Little Chelsea, the bravest Bichon Frise I know, out for her evening walk, trails behind Steve. She has her good days, many in fact, but she has her bad days, too. Fifteen years of woofing and doing doggy stuff has … Continue reading

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Booking RV Parks – Eight Day Project – Job Complete – 37 RV Parks – 6,588 Miles Driving in Our MotorHome – Everywhere We Park Is Home – Until We Move On –

  This is my office space within the living room area of our coach. This is where I spent the better part of eight days finding and booking 37 RV parks for our year 2017 6,588 mile tour of the … Continue reading

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Perspective

  Stretching ourselves again – Lord – Leaving our comfort zone …. How I’ve settled here – Loving sameness – Loving stillness – Sometimes seeing the day we leave Our campsite as the day We launch our home on wheels … Continue reading

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Luxury Campsite (well, you know, relatively speaking) – We Will Leave Mid April – Return Next Winter – Few Sites Offer as Much Area for Patio – We Will Miss This – But We Will Have FUN Doing It –

Lots of room under our awning with shade screen. The canopy behind is also ours. We have eight lawn chairs, a long table. The Weber grill in the background is also ours. Steve grills our foods out there whenever we … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs – Garden of the Gods RV Park – View from Our Motorhome – See the Many Camping Choices – We Often See Tents and All Sorts of RV Styles – We Look Forward to Our 2017 Tour –

We were making our way back to our Arizona winter campground. It was late September of 2016. We stayed a week in Colorado Springs and spent a few days with our good friends who live there and love it. See … Continue reading

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Winter Months Fly by – Remembering 2016 Tour – Fun – Family – Road Trips – Bugs on Windshield – Yes – Bugs On – Bugs Off –

This photo reminds me of a less glamorous part of our road trips, bugs on the windshield. It doesn’t always happen, but when it does, it’s a surprise. Without warning a swarm of insects slams the windshield. SPLAT! Although blinded for a … Continue reading

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What Genre Do You Read – I Like Suspense – I Read Suspense – I Write Suspense – Buddy for David – Suspense –

Novel: Buddy for David – Having a child go missing would be any parent’s worst nightmare. Yet, this is what happened to the Anderod family on a clear day in July, 1994. Their eight-year-old son David disappeared. The same day … Continue reading

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My Husband – My Biggest Fan – My Best Friend – What Does He Say About My Book – Buddy for David – What He Said Was What I Loved to Hear –

“This book should be a movie.” These were the words of my husband after reading Buddy for David. Steve had never read a novel in his life until this one. I felt flattered that he genuinely liked the story that … Continue reading

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BOY MEETS DOG – LIFE HAPPENS – Novel entitled – Buddy for David – Many good reports about this book – Read it and share your experience –

Novel written by Carol Ann Hoel. Available at Barnes & Noble, Amazon.com, and Crosslinkpublishing.com. Entertainment for all readers. Try it and see. Yes, a boy is kidnapped, but this eight-year-old child is more than his abductors can handle…

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Being Who Am I – Am I Who I Was Meant to Be – The Answer to the Question Is …

I’ve written a book, but that is not who I am, yet it is part of who I am, because my personal background and experiences are undetectably imbedded into the words of its pages. I can articulate who I am … Continue reading

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Preview – Buddy for David – Excerpts from Page One and Page Three….

Page 1 – first sentence… On a sunny day in July of 1994 disaster hit the Anderod family as unpredictably as a bolt of lightning striking on a clear day. John loaded the rotor tiller in the bed of his … Continue reading

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Writing Fiction – BACKSTORY – Imparting Meaningful Information about a Character’s Background without Impeding the Forward Thrust of the Story –

BACKSTORY IS MEANINGFUL INFORMATION ABOUT A CHARACTER’S BACKGROUND. EFFECTIVELY POSITIONED BACKSTORY ENHANCES CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT AND ADVANCES THE STORY. Background facts about a character may influence the reader’s feelings and determine how the reader interprets the behaviors of the character. Multi-layered … Continue reading

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I did it! Website Owner, Author, Carol Ann Hoel, BUDDY FOR DAVID, Christian Novel, Suspense, Mystery, is HERE!

I’ve been working steadily and learning a lot, since the day I started working on a website for my novel, Buddy for David. It’s here! A link to the website is located on the top of the column on the right … Continue reading

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Buddy for David – Now In Print – See Cover Page

The day has finally arrived that my novel, Buddy for David, is in print and available on my publisher’s website. Very soon it will appear online at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Three weeks later, eBooks will be on sale, … Continue reading

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Buddy for David – Danger and Destiny – Faith and Hope

The time has come, and Buddy for David is on its way to print. As the creator of the characters in this story, I cannot wait to see them come to life on the printed page. Two main characters are an … Continue reading

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Shadowed in Silk – 1918 India – Love – Intrigue – Suspense

Shadowed in Silk is a delightful novel that compelled me to turn the pages when I should have been sleeping. I wholeheartedly recommend it for anyone that enjoys historical fiction; but not only for readers of historical writing, but for anyone … Continue reading

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