Screenwriter Kirsten Hansen (left center) with (from left to right) Preston Vanderslice (Beau Callahan), Producer Maura Dunbar, Development Executive Sarah Porter, Ashley Greene (Lucy Lovett) and Donna Benedicto (Anna Hepburn). PC: Kirsten Hansen With the holiday season comes Hallmark Channel’s celebrated Countdown to Christmas. Nothing says Christmas like a cozy movie complete with hot chocolate … Continue reading In the Christmas Spirit: An Interview with Screenwriter Kirsten Hansen
I am not brave. New experiences make my stomach churn. Entering an unfamiliar setting fills my heart with fluttering butterflies. Add a room full of unknown faces and I will remove myself from the situation to curl up under my comfy afghan in the safety of my living room. As the rain drizzled this morning, … Continue reading Luck Has Nothing to Do with It
I’ve been trying to remain aware of God’s hand in my life. So often, as author Robin Gunn shared in a recent keynote address at the West Coast Christian Writers conference, we present an Eeyore-like attitude, quietly thanking God for “noticing us” when instead we should be bouncing with excitement like Tigger at what it … Continue reading What’s Next – Life Lessons from “When Calls the Heart”
Inspiration sparks in the most unlikely places: I get the next twist in my novel’s plot line while the water warms up in the shower. The title for a poem emerges from the scattered thoughts parading through my mind as I wait in the drop-off line at my sons’ school. Today, the little life lesson … Continue reading Stronger Together – Life Lessons from “When Calls the Heart”
We turned off all of the lights in the house and stood around our wondrous man-made evergreen tree. My boys’ eyes sparkled in joy as they anticipated the coming Christmas season. I, on the other hand, settled in to revel in one of my very favorite feelings of Christmas: the warmth of clear, white lights … Continue reading Shine!