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Lawana Blackwell

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Lawana Blackwell is a full-time writer with 10 published novels, including the bestselling Gresham Chronicles series. She and her husband have three grown sons and live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Lawana Blackwell Congratulations, Connie! The marvelous artists at Bethany House ask for details in my stories, such as descriptions of main characters and settings.…moreCongratulations, Connie! The marvelous artists at Bethany House ask for details in my stories, such as descriptions of main characters and settings. For A Haven on Orchard Lane, I described the yellow cottage prominent in the story, and asked that they not put a person on front. I love it too! I hope you enjoy reading it.(less)
Lawana Blackwell I'm afraid not, Allison. Those Gresham characters are like beloved old friends, but when a little voice in your mind says "we're done here", it's…moreI'm afraid not, Allison. Those Gresham characters are like beloved old friends, but when a little voice in your mind says "we're done here", it's almost impossible to muster up the creative energy to continue. But thanks for asking!
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"I loved all the subplots and how the author wove them all together. "
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" I'm so glad A Haven made you laugh out loud, Staci. The humorous scenes are the most fun to write. Thank you so much for taking the time to post such ...more "
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" Hi Patrice, thanks so much for giving my story a chance, and for such an encouraging review! "
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" Hi Janell, please don't apologize for not posting a review right away.. I owe YOU one for the delayed response. Thank you for your kind words about th ...more "
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