The Blessing of a Diary!

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As we begin 2019, I want to take a moment to encourage you to consider writing in a diary this year! I began writing in a diary many years ago (though I have to admit there have been extended periods where I’ve only written very sporadically!). 😀 What largely inspired me to start keeping a diary was a book series …

Spring, Gardens, and Books!

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I’ve been planting some herb seeds for my herb garden, since spring is definitely in the air!! Warm, sunny days are here with the sweet smell of blossoms and bright yellow wattle. 😀 Here’s what my herb garden looks like at the moment: I know! It’s not much of a “herb” garden since it currently doesn’t have any plants in …

What to Expect!

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Just what exactly is inside the cover of Jayne’s Endeavour (and future novels)!? Last week I covered what you won’t find inside my books. So now in brief, here’s what you can expect! Inside my novels pages, you’ll find believable characters that you can grow right alongside—all while having extraordinary adventures. 😀 Here’s what else: ♥  Mystery, adventure, intrigue! ♥  …

Nope, None of That!

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I thought it would be handy to take a moment to share what’s not in my novels. That probably sounds weird! Who wants to know about what’s not included in something?!!? But bear with me!  😀 The post with what is included is coming soon. 😉 So without further delay, here’s a look at what you won’t find in Jayne’s Endeavour …

A Special Song

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Today I wanted to share with you one of my favourite songs. In the above video it’s performed by my piano teacher and fellow author, Amanda Tero and her sister, Elizabeth. “Bow the Knee” has been one of my favourite songs since I first heard the Tero sisters’ video on Youtube! I even purchased the sheet music so I can …

My First Blog Post as an Author!!

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Hi there!! I’m Lauren Compton, and this is my first ever post on Novels That Encourage! 😀 Before I say anything else, allow me to introduce myself in dot point! I’m . . . a daughter a sister a music teacher an author a lover of words saved by grace a pianist a book worm a want to be crotchet …