One Step Closer!


Our editor surprised us with these jacket proofs for The Shepherd’s Song.  It won’t be too long before we will have a book to share with you!


Our January Update

advanced copies

Dear Friends,

57 days until the release of The Shepherd’s Song.

And we have more good news:

  • The rights to the book have been sold to a German publisher – our first foreign translation
  • The book has been chosen for several online book clubs – Rhapsody, DBC, LitG and BOMC
  • Hodder, a publisher in the UK, will be releasing the book March 13 and will offer the book in Australia and New Zealand

In the book Psalm 23 travels around the world changing lives. Perhaps The Shepherd’s Song will travel around the world just like Psalm 23 in the story.

We just completed our first give-away on Goodreads and the winner is from Ankara, Turkey. Yep, the book is already showing signs of traveling!

This scripture passage is in the front of the book:

So is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.  Isaiah 55:11

Our prayer request for this month is for you to pray this scripture for The Shepherd’s Song – that the book would go out into the world accomplishing God’s purposes.

Thanks for partnering with us, faithful friends.

To God be all glory,

Betsy and Laurie
Writing Sisters

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Our First Goodreads Giveaway!

Goodreads Book Giveaway

The Shepherd's Song by Betsy Duffey and Laurie Myers

The Shepherd’s Song

by Betsy Duffey and Laurie Myers

Giveaway ends January 15, 2014.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

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Visiting Nashville and Howard Books



Here we are visiting Howard Books in Nashville. It was inspiring to visit the offices where so much creativity and innovation takes place.  Everywhere you look is filled with books.  We were privileged to spend some extra time with our editor Jessica Wong and with the book designer for The Shepherd’s Song, Bruce Gore.

A highlight of the trip was signing the guitar, a tradition for Howard authors.

Was it a dream?


Large Print Coming!


Good news. Our publisher has already sold the rights for the large print edition of The Shepherd’s Song. 

We’ve never sold large print rights before – not much market for that in children’s books! We are excited.