Have yourself a merry little Christmas…

on September 26, 2016
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By Margaret Daley and Jan Thompson What? In September? Christmas? Well, no although some stores are already putting out Christmas items. When the authors came together to consider a boxed set that is available at the top online bookstores, Christmas came to mind. And this was way back in the early days of a rapidly… Read More

Margaret Daley

Margaret Daley

Margaret Daley is an award winning, multi-published author in the romance genre. One of her romantic suspense books, Hearts on the Line, won the American Christian Fiction Writers’ Book of the Year Contest. Recently she has won the Golden Quill Contest, FHL’s Inspirational Readers’ Choice Contest, Winter Rose Contest, Holt Medallion and the Barclay Gold Contest. She wrote for various secular publishers before the Lord led her to the Christian romance market. She currently writes inspirational romance and romantic suspense books for the Steeple Hill Love Inspired lines, romantic suspense for Abingdon Press and historical romance for Summerside Press. She has sold ninety-two books to date.

Margaret was the President for American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW), an organization of over 2600 members. She was one of the founding members of the first ACFW local chapter, WIN in Oklahoma. She has taught numerous classes for online groups, ACFW and RWA chapters. She enjoys mentoring other authors.

Until she retired a few years ago, she was a teacher of students with special needs for twenty-seven years and volunteered with Special Olympics as a coach. She currently is on the Outreach committee at her church, working on several projects in her community as well as serving on her church’s vestry.

On a more personal note, she has been married for over forty years to Mike and has one son and four granddaughters. She treasures her time with her family and friends.

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Is Our Writing Environment Important to Us?

on July 18, 2016
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By Margaret Daley I remember when I first started writing back in the Dark Ages when I used a typewriter. I had my typewriter set up on the kitchen table. I’ve come a long way since then. I’ve advanced to a computer (and so glad I don’t have to revise a manuscript on a typewriter—a… Read More

Why and How I wrote Deadly Dose

on June 16, 2016
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By Margaret Daley I was deep into writing Deadly Noel, the fifth book in my Strong Women, Extraordinary Situations Series, when I realized I had another story placed in Pinecrest. Out of a series of murders committed by a serial killer, one of them couldn’t be the villain in Deadly Noel. I had never planned… Read More

Twelve Authors Participate in The Inheritance Collection

on April 22, 2016
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    By Margaret Daley From Judith Arnold about how The Inheritance collection originated: The idea for the series was born during the “Let Your Imagination Take Flight” conference in 2015. Patricia McLinn, Day Leclaire, Lisa Mondello, Kathryn Shay, and Judith Arnold were all at the conference, and we were tossing ideas around, searching for… Read More

A Special Christmas Moment

on December 10, 2015
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By Margaret Daley One of the special Christmas moments I look back fondly on was the one where my parents had an open house every Christmas Eve. Friends and relatives (children included) visited, laughed, talked and ate at my home. My mother cooked for days and put out quite a feast for the guests. I… Read More

New eBooks to Survive those Long Holiday Lines . . .

on December 8, 2015
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Whether you’re looking for the perfect eBook to give a friend or just need to refresh your own tablet offerings to get you through the long lines at the post office or mall this holiday season, there’s a new December eBook for every taste. From #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Victoria Alexander comes Shakespeare… Read More

The Language of Love

on October 16, 2015
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By Margaret Daley A Summary of the Love Languages from Gary Chapman’s book, The Five Love Languages: When two people are in a relationship, it is important for each one of them to demonstrate in some way the importance of the other in his/her life.  The problem often arises in a relationship when these two… Read More

July Dawns with Hope, Virture … and a little Untamed Scandal

on July 14, 2015
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  July finds summer in full swing, with the days still long, the temperatures getting hotter, and with most of us having at a few more hours of light in which to read. Luckily, some of our favorite authors saw this coming, and so July also dawns with new books from some of our favorite… Read More

What Does It Mean To Be A Strong Woman?

on July 10, 2015
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By Margaret Daley When I think of a strong woman, I think of my mother who was a nurse and dedicated to helping others. Through her first husband’s death and tragedies like hurricanes, her faith remained strong. She volunteered and was ready to help others where she could. But what I remember about her was… Read More

Risks Are Scary

on February 17, 2015
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By Margaret Daley Sometimes playing it safe doesn’t get us where we want to go. Take for an example, falling in love (something romance authors write about all the time) can be a big risk. Can you imagine a world where a couple doesn’t take that risk and fall in love? I would be out… Read More