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Catherine West

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Catherine West is an award-winning author of contemporary women’s fiction. When she’s not at the computer working on her next story, you can find her taking her Border Collie for long walks or reading books by her favorite authors. She and her husband reside in Bermuda, and have two adult children and two beautiful granddaughters. Catherine is the winner of the 2015 Grace Award (Bridge of Faith) and a two-time winner of Romance Writers of America’s Faith, Hope & Love Reader’s Choice Award (The Things We Knew, 2017 and Where Hope Begins, 2019), and a recipient of the American Christian Fiction Writer’s 2019 Carol Award, for Where Hope Begins. Her latest novel, As the Light Fades, released September 2019.

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There are many great books on fiction writing, so I'd start there, regardless of genre. Donald Maas, James Scott Bell, Ann Lamott to name…more
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There are many great books on fiction writing, so I'd start there, regardless of genre. Donald Maas, James Scott Bell, Ann Lamott to name just a few. Study the craft but the best thing is to start writing! See what comes out and edit later. Good Luck! (less)
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"As The Light Fades by Catherine West is a powerful contemporary story about family, love, trust and new beginnings.
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The Things We Knew by Catherine West The Things We Knew by Catherine West
 
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Newton and Polly A Novel of Amazing Grace by Jody Hedlund Newton and Polly: A Novel of Amazing Grace by Jody Hedlund
 
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Love's Rescue (Keys of Promise, #1) by Christine Johnson Love's Rescue by Christine Johnson
 
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When Calls the Heart (Canadian West, #1) by Janette Oke When Calls the Heart by Janette Oke
 
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Love Unexpected (Beacons of Hope, #1) by Jody Hedlund Love Unexpected by Jody Hedlund
 
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Petticoat Detective (Undercover Ladies, #1) by Margaret Brownley Petticoat Detective by Margaret Brownley
 
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The Third Target (J. B. Collins #1) by Joel C. Rosenberg The Third Target by Joel C. Rosenberg
 
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Doctor in Petticoats (Sophie's Daughters, #1) by Mary Connealy Doctor in Petticoats by Mary Connealy
 
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Maid to Match by Deeanne Gist Maid to Match by Deeanne Gist
 
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Karen Malena Thank you for accepting my friend request Catherine! Have a lovely day!!! Karen


Savannah Catherine, thank you for the friendship.


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