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Bestselling novelist Christine Nolfi.My heartfelt thanks to author and host of Interviewing Authors for last week’s fabulous online chat. If you’re looking for tips on the writing life, or are simply curious about how I bring my novels to life, please listen in here.

Contest: Share Your Pie Recipes!

Pie recipe contest by award-winning author Christine Nolfi.Nothing celebrates summer like an outdoor picnic crowned with a mouthwatering slice of your favorite pie. Fruit pies, cream pies, those rich concoctions of custard dotted with chocolate—who can resist?

Do you have a favorite pie recipe? Please share on my Facebook page. On July 31st, I’ll award a $20 gift card for the winning recipe.

Here’s one of my go-to recipes for the lazy days of summer. From start to finish, the pie takes about ten minutes to make.

Lemon Cream Dream

8 ounce carton whipping cream

11 ounce jar lemon curd

9 inch graham cracker crust

(usually found in the grocery baking aisle)

Fresh berries

Whip the cream until light and fluffy. With a spatula, fold in the lemon curd. Pour into the graham cracker crust and dot with your favorite summer berries. Enjoy!

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Thank You, Noveltunity Readers

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Readers at Noveltunity have selected Treasure Me as a winning selection. My heartfelt thanks. … [Continue reading]

Indie Author? Here’s Your Ally

Endorsement by bestselling author Christine Nolfi of ALLi, The Alliance of Independent Authors.

Last month I celebrated my third year as a successful indie author. Like most writers, I blundered on countless occasions and succeeded at others. Periodically I reached bestseller lists, making a writing career feasible. Enough positive reviews … [Continue reading]

The Transformative Power of Story

The transformative power of story, an essay by bestselling novelist Christine Nolfi.

During the year marking the end of a lonely childhood and the start of an awkward adolescence, I fell in love with Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. Chancing upon the novel provided the first confrontation with a character so familiar, the story … [Continue reading]

New Author? Simple Steps to Success

Tips for new authors by bestselling novelist Christine Nolfi.

Recently I enjoyed a delightful conversation with a debut novelist that reminded me of the steps required to succeed in publishing. If you’re new to the process, take a deep breath. Believe me, many writers publish a first book without a clear … [Continue reading]

Books and the Bride

Publishing and personal news by bestselling novelist Christine Nolfi.

Despite the advice you’ll find in the Help for Writers section of my website on the necessity of blogging, as of late I’ve ignored my oft-repeated injunction. In July, the first of my four children will marry. Preparing for the nuptials is a … [Continue reading]

One Father

An essay on the Big Brother program by award-winning novelist Christine Nolfi.

On Sunday Jameson trudged through the door with Q, a bashful 9-year-old boy from a disadvantaged home in North Charleston. Q has four siblings with a 5th on the way, a mother just a few years older than my son and a father in prison. My son is new … [Continue reading]

Available January 22

The Impossible Wish, the January 2014 release by bestselling novelist Christine Nolfi.

Look for the third book in the Liberty Series The Impossible Wish on January 22nd. … [Continue reading]

Happily Ever After? You Bet

The best New Year's resolution, an essay by bestselling novelist Christine Nolfi.

Why dodge the truth? I write uplifting novels because I’m a sucker for happy endings. I know, I know—you’re convinced the modern world is drowning in a deluge of bad news and man’s enmity for man. Perhaps you feel doubly disheartened because the … [Continue reading]