Christy Hoss

I imagined becoming a writer when my second-grade teacher told me that was exactly what I was! I won first prize in our class writing contest. The prize wasn’t much, a recycled picture of a panda from a calendar, but to me, it meant the world. It inspired me to dream of writing books. My teacher’s influencing words kept me pressing forward and today, I engage actively in fulfilling my dreams.

Imagine being told you were a writer at eight years old. Oh, the worlds my imagination created! Fast-forward through adulthood to the present. Today I long to inspire my readers. I write stories of hope and positivity, adding humor, mixing it up with conflict and real-life problems to engage my readers from beginning to end.

Imagine inspiring and engaging adventures. Connect with me and let’s have an adventure together.

Featured Articles

The Author Reads – Book Review of ‘Marriage Conversations’ by Cathy Krafve

Cathy Krafve is the queen of conversation, so it makes sense for her to title her book Marriage Conversations.

The stories and scriptures are encouraging and uplifting, addressing practical and deep issues that are hard to talk about. Krafve writes with sincerity and humor in a balanced mix.

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Am I Going to Get Packed in a Box?

Everything is not where it should be.

My bed keeps going from room to room like it has legs. I’m glad I have a good sniffer so I can find it. Boxes are being stuffed with my belongings and taped shut. I don’t know what is happening.

What I do know is a while back we took a trip to a place called Tennessee and now that is all Mom can talk about. We are doing something called “moving.”

Click to see some pictures of me (Aiden the service dog) helping with the packing.

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Watchnight – Welcoming the New Year in Prayer

Memories of New Year’s Eve celebrations from childhood do not bring pictures of noisy airhorns, blasting fireworks or couples kissing as the clock strikes twelve.

In fact, my family celebrated by going to church for what was called a “Watchnight” service. It involved a potluck dinner, worship and sermon, dessert and games. When it got close to midnight, everyone would get on their knees and pray the new year in.

Read on to discover some of the fun ways I’ve celebrated New Year’s Eve over the years.

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The Author Reads – Book Review of ‘Saving Mrs. Roosevelt’ by Candice Sue Patterson

This week on The Author Reads, I’m reviewing Saving Mrs. Roosevelt, by Candice Sue Patterson

I absolutely LOVE this historical romance set during WW II! You’ll be swept into a time of struggle and triumph while being wrapped up in a conspiracy to kill the president’s wife and other dastardly deeds that happen during war. Click for my review, info about the author, a recipe, and a giveaway.

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