I have four grown children and four grandchildren that are the world to me. I retired in 2022 and have been spending time in their various locales (Iowa, Texas) and am now in Idaho.
I come from an academic background and had written a thesis and dissertation and published a few articles over about a decade. I began writing fiction in 2014.
I have a Border Collie mix/Mini-Aussie named Macy who travels with me. I have incorporated both dogs and cats into some of my books.
I write Inspirational Contemporary Romance. Some of my books are clean, sweet romance with references to living a Christian life, and others include a spiritual story arc. I seek to promote God’s design for marriage and family in my stories.
I love reading Historical Romance but have never tried to write it. Maybe someday.
I follow Biblical principles for my plots and characters. That’s not to say the characters are perfect. Sometimes redemption is a part of the journey to the happy ending. To me, hope is about the future. Some translations write the first part of Proverbs 29:18 as “Without hope, the people perish.” All of my characters face challenges for which they have hope for a certain resolution and cling to God, their source of hope.
The premise is based on personal history, but from there it’s fictional. You’ll have to read the book and then the Author’s Note at the end to discover the connection 😊
It’s a fictional town, Canadian Meadows, set in northwestern Montana near Glacier National Park. I traveled there in 2019 after I had mostly written the book to get a feel for the setting and fell in love with it. I can’t wait to go back.
Sometimes the journey of hoping for a certain outcome involves relying on God’s timing. Trust the still, small Voice when He speaks, and have faith that He desires the best for you, even when it doesn’t make sense in terms of earthly logic.
To find a critique partner or group. I was most fortunate to find one at the start of my fiction writing venture. The ground rules were to provide positive feedback and opportunities for improvement in a kind, respectful manner. Our group bonded in a way that I never could have imagined. They pushed me to be a better writer and celebrated victories with me.
My longtime critique group of eight years just disbanded. We met in person until the pandemic and then switched to Zoom. Two of us moved out of state, and the others are not actively writing at this time. It was an amazing, supportive group, and I would not be where I am now without them.
Sisters Ever After is a re-release with a new publisher. I have two more books in the series that will re-release after that, a fourth book that’s about a third of the way written, and a final book set at Christmas (in my head for now) that will conclude the series. I have a LOT of works in [various stages of] progress and will take them where and when God directs.
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Sisters Ever After by Erin S. Quint
Can God work in the hearts of two single parents so their daughters can be Sisters Ever After?
Gianna Harper is living on borrowed time. Newly widowed, she’s struggling to hold things together at home and keep her business afloat while dealing with her late husband’s effects. But something’s not right, and now, Gianna is convinced he was involved in something a lot more sinister than questionable business dealings.
Brock Hennessey fled California to make a fresh start in northwestern Montana. He hopes he’s put enough miles between him and danger—banking on a promised job to give his family a new start in a safe place.
Circumstances pit Gianna and Brock against one another, and neither one is willing to give an inch. As their professional dealings grow more acrimonious, their daughters become best friends, and suddenly, the four of them are thrown into situations that have them acting, looking, and sounding like a real family.
But there are hurdles to overcome, and danger threatens. Can God work in the hearts of two single parents so their daughters can be Sisters Ever After?
Erin S. Quint has been writing faith-based novels for almost a decade. She is a multi-published member of ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers), where she has served as a judge, category coordinator, and a 2021 Carol Award finalist.
Erin is recently retired, enjoys traveling with her dog in an RV and looking for inspiration for her novels. She seeks to honor God’s plan for marriage and family through sweet, clean, uplifting fiction. Happy endings guaranteed!