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A Hike on the Wild Side by Gail Gaymer Martin

Sometimes it’s hard to face that certain times of life, we can’t do what we might have done ten years earlier. Living in the beauty of Arizona and surrounded by the amazing red rocks, I love to get out and walk while viewing the amazing scenery. Walking is something I can do, but so many […]


The Cottonwood Book Fair Giveaways and Bargains.

Since moving to Sedona, I’ve been living a different life than my lifetime residence in Michigan. That was home forever but Sedona opened my heart to the amazing experience of Red Rocks, a small town and a different lifestyle Sedona is also known for its artist community and that includes writers. Though I missed the […]

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Learning Through Adversity

My husband and I love to travel. We’ve enjoyed many foreign countries and also many beautiful and interesting places in the United States. For the past few years, one of our favorite places is Sedona, Arizona, where we enjoy part of the winter in a townhouse we rent. We golf, hike, visit the many amazing […]

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Metro Detroit Concerts of the Detroit Lutheran Singers

The Detroit Lutheran Singers begin our 2014-2015 choral season with another exciting line up for the year ahead. Under the direction of Christopher Hall, who in his third season as director, we begin our 48th year of promotion excellence in sacred choral music. Following the premiere of commissioned anthem Cor Mundum Crea Me by K. […]


Don’t miss American Chrisitan Fiction Writers 2014 Annual Conference

Make Plans To Attend the 2014 Conference! We’re excited to invite you to the ACFW annual conference. The 2014 conference will be held in beautiful St. Louis, Missouri, right by the arch, Thursday, September 25th-Saturday, September 27th, with an optional Post-Conference Session offered Sunday, September 28th. Below is just a sampling of the highlights of the upcoming […]

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Let’s Talk About Book Signings

I gave up booksigning a few years ago when I realized that even though I sold books, the time it took to prepare for the signing and the time spent watching readers dodge my booksigning table was hardly worth the hours away from writing. I enjoyed meeting readers, and I had followers who showed up […]

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Catch Us if You CAN: Spring Scavenger Hunt – Has Ended & Winners Listed

Catch Us if You CAN: Spring Scavenger Hunt! STOP #1 Gail Gaymer Martin’s Blog at The CAN Scavenger Hunt has officially ended but don’t stop now  You have another chance to win a free authorgraphed novel. I will leave the link up for a couple of days so you can still enjoy some of […]


Guess Who’s Coming To. . . CAN Spring Scavenger Hunt

Beginning noon, this Friday, March  21, you will have a full week to join in the fun of an online Scavenger Hunt – Catch Us If You CAN.  What is a scavenger hunt? It’s a seven day opportunity to make 30 stops at various blog sites and collect clues that will lead you to the answer […]

Balloon over the valley.

Fresh Spirit, Fresh Ideas for Fiction

How often do you see what some call Buttermilk skies? Traveling through the Kansas prairie, this sight amazed me. When we view new places, experience new adventures, breathe in the fresh air of a new environment, novelists are inspired to new and creative ideas. I’ve had this experience for the past few years, spending time […]


What’s Cookin’? – Another true story

I’ve enjoyed sharing my short stories with you, but this is one that’s about a real incident in my life. It will make you realize all families have a bit of craziness. That’s why they’re fun.  I grew up in a time when wearing brand name clothes wasn’t heard of by the average home. People […]