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Cycles of Song

Cycles of Song

I love the rich history of sacred music in the Church. From early Gregorian chants to Bach to Jan Bender’s Creation, I’ve worshiped the Lord in musical praise. My college choir performed glorious songs from every era of Western Civilization. We were a rowdy herd who...
Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John

Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John

When Antony John’s wife challenged him to write a book about rock music and its personalities from a deaf person’s point of view, Five Flavors of Dumb was the result. Synopsis Eighteen-year-old Piper Vaughn lost her hearing in fifth grade. Her speech is pretty clear,...
The Fifty-Year-Old Question For My Deaf Sister

The Fifty-Year-Old Question For My Deaf Sister

There are many moments in my books when Debbie (who can hear) wonders what Krista (who is deaf) might be thinking. The child had no language. Tantrums occurred on a regular basis, and the rest of the family tried hard via charades to figure out what she wanted. But...
The Silence Between Us

The Silence Between Us

There’s a difference between deaf and Deaf. The former is a physical condition, the latter is an identity. Having grown up with a deaf sibling, I’d always been aware of the frustrations in communication between the hearing and the deaf, but until recent years I had...
GIVEAWAY! What’s Your Best Title?

GIVEAWAY! What’s Your Best Title?

A giveaway for readers who love fiction.  I would love your help. Sparkles from Silence needs a new title. And if you can come up with a title that resonates with me and the message of the book, you can win a $10 Amazon gift card! Here’s what’s wrong with...

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Clear communication is a big deal. That’s what my book series is all about! Timely communication is important, too. I try to respond to all comments and questions within 48 hours.

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