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Author Update: All to God’s Glory!

by Rebecca Olmstead on September 22, 2016

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Blessings Friends! What a great end to my summer! God is good! In August my short story, “To Fly,” won the Cascade Award for best short story! This story also made the top 10 in a contest in The Writer magazine. I wasn’t able to attend the Cascade Awards banquet this year, but it was fun receiving […]

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Contest Finalist and New Release!

by Rebecca Olmstead on June 4, 2016

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Blessings Friends! I’m praising The Lord today for the news that my short story, “To Fly” is a finalist for the 2016 Cascade Writers Award! That made my day. And what a blessing to be sharing the honor with so many gifted authors, friends, and mentors. I’m so excited for Helen Heavirland, whose book, My […]

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Latest Release: “Precious Gems”

by Rebecca Olmstead on March 30, 2016

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Blessings Friends! My latest contribution to Live is coming out the week of April 17! Find out what The Lord taught me about sharing His Word–even when no one seems to be listening. You can get “Precious Gems” and the entire spring collection of Live at: http://gospelpublishing.com/store/startitem.cfm?item=671378&cat=GPINDEX&mastercat=&path=GPINDEX                  God’s […]

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Signed, Sealed, and Coming in Spring!

by Rebecca Olmstead on August 31, 2015

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Blessings Friends! I’m happy to announce that my book, Loved So Much It Hurts, is on its way to publication! Praise The Lord! I’ve just signed with Stonebridge Publications, and I’m so blessed to be working with Teresa Ortiz and her team. They are just as passionate about sharing the hope we have in Jesus […]

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Blessings Friends! It has been declared an official Pajama Day at our house! I’m exhausted from the conference, and Gracie needs serious Mom time. Everyone at the Pacific Northwest Writers Association put on a great conference again. This year was our 60th anniversary celebration, and it was an honor being a finalist in this year’s […]

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“Set Free” – My Latest Publication

by Rebecca Olmstead on May 29, 2015

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Blessings Friends! Now What? e–zine has just released my latest story, “Set Free,” and you can read it at http://nowwhat.cog7.org/ . If you are struggling with forgiveness, God has the answer. “Set Free” is the story of how God gave my fearful, unforgiving heart new life when I trusted it to Him. I hope it blesses you. God’s […]

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New Release: “They’re Watching”

by Rebecca Olmstead on March 12, 2015

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Blessings Friends! I was thrilled this morning when the postman delivered my copies of the March 1, 2015 edition of Live magazine, and I found my story, “They’re Watching” on the cover! That really made my day. This is the second story of mine they’ve published, the first being “The Inner Sanctum” in the January […]

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Watch God Work Wins the Cascade Award!

by Rebecca Olmstead on August 11, 2014

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Blessings Friends! I just returned from an awesome Oregon Christian Writers Conference. What a blessing to receive the Cascade Award for Watch God Work, the book behind this blog. Winning the PNWA Literary award for fiction was thrilling, but having won an award for non-fiction as well feels like a dream. I believe God is […]

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Hearing From God: My Summer of Pressing In

by Rebecca Olmstead on September 4, 2013

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Blessings Friends, It was a whirlwind summer with two writers conferences, PNWA in Seattle, and OCW in Portland, and a Bible conference, The Season of the Open Door in Spokane. My manuscript, Watch God Work, was well received at both conferences, and I have five agents and an editor waiting for more. One of the […]

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