Researching the Amish

- by Charlotte Hubbard

While I had written a series of faith-and-family stories before I wrote ABBY FINDS HER CALLING, taking on a whole new genre about a culture who prefers to remain removed from worldly things (such as fiction!) requires fresh research, different methods—and, most definitely, on-site, hands-on experience among Amish folks. While, yes, the Internet provides a […]

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Clip-clop! Clip-clop! Some Amish Trivia

- by Charlotte Hubbard

To celebrate today’s debut of my first Amish novel, SUMMER OF SECRETS, I’m going to give you some trivia about the Amish in Missouri, where my new Seasons of the Heart series is set. Researching these books and meeting these fascinating people has been a learning experience in many ways. Did you know . . […]

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Balance…I will if you will!

- by Charlotte Hubbard

As 2011 comes to a close, I find myself resembling the remark, “the hurrier I go, the behinder I get,” and I have to wonder why. Is it me, or is life spinning past us at a faster pace than we’ve ever known before? Or is there just more work to do? Back in the […]

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Switch-Hitting

- by Charlotte Hubbard

I hit the Send button for the first book in my Naomi King Amish series on Thursday before Memorial Day, May 26th. Tuesday, May 31st, after I took my visiting sister to the airport, I wrote the first words of book #2 for my Charlotte Hubbard Amish series—not because I want to burn my brain […]

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