Rachel E. Rittenhouse, author

Posts made in August, 2014

Woodsmall Sisters – Update!

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Woodsmall Sisters – Update!

Are you like some readers who are anxiously awaiting the coming of book 2, Discovering Hope? Well, the book itself is not ready yet, though I am still sticking with my goal of this Winter ’14/’15 for it to be published! Instead I have a summary for you as well as some updates at where the book is and how it is coming along!   Discovering Hope is the diary of a 13-year-old girl, Bethany Woodsmall, younger sister to Carolyn, the beloved character of Finding Faith. Bethany and...

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Behind the Scenes – About Cholera

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Behind the Scenes – About Cholera

School was pretty sorrowful today. Farren is sick with cholera. I could hardly believe it when I found out the news. I mean, I just saw her at church and now she is dreadfully sick. As soon as Bethy, Laura, and I got home, I told Momma about it. She turned quite pale and said that we would not be going to school anymore. Laura jumped up and down with excitement, but Bethy and I were thoroughly disappointed. I wanted to ride over to Kirsten’s to see if Aunt Maria was having her stay home...

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August’s Character Sketch ~ Mildred Woodsmall

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

*Mildred Woodsmall, known to her family as Millie, is another one of Carolyn’s cousins who still lives in Sweden. Millie, Carolyn, and Kirsten were best friends and pretended to be sisters, because neither Millie nor Kirsten had a sister. After Carolyn and Kirsten both left for America, Carolyn and Millie wrote each other letters as often as they could. But the dream that kept all three of the girls going, was that someday, they would be reunited in America.   Fun Facts about...

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Write His Answer – Writer’s Conference

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Write His Answer – Writer’s Conference

July 30-August 2, I had the wonderful opportunity of attending a Christian writer’s conference at Cairn University. Overall, it was such an amazing experience and truly encouraged me both spiritually and “writerly” (if that’s not a word, then I just made it one!). The days were packed full of keynotes, sessions, and appointments with editors, agents, and authors. Let’s just say that I have piles of papers back on my desk now to prove that I went on information...

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