What is normal?  The new norm?  Do any of us know what to expect?  I’ll be so glad when we can gather together again in large groups.  The photo shown above is  my family, quite a few years ago.  My hair is dark brown, not even a hint of grey. I’m holding my son in my arms.  He is now, in his forties.

Some states have started opening up again, at least partially.  Here in Stephenville, TX where I work, restaurants are opening up for dining in, but are limited to 50% occupancy.   They’ve spent the last few days removing some of the tables, and rearranging the ones left to comply with the social distancing requirements.

As an insurance agent, I was considered essential, so I didn’t miss any work.  Things were pretty slow for the first couple of weeks, but these last few weeks have been business as usual.  I did try to make my office safer.  I moved furniture around and blocked off my desk so no one can get close to me.  I hung pink hearts with upbeat sayings on them.  I’m staying positive.

I know a lot of people are now working shorter hours, some have lost their jobs.  Anyway you look at it, people have been staying home a lot more.  I’m trying to do my part in helping people stay busy.  I love to read, so naturally, that was my first thought.  More time at home, means more time to read.

Amazon has all four of my books on special.  My ebooks are all on sale for only $2.99 each.  Prices on the paperback books remain the same, but check out my ebooks for big savings.

We’re in the final stages of getting Shattered Dreams into your hands.  Shattered Dreams is #3 in the Dreams Never Lie series.  You’ll have it soon, I promise.

Now, I’ll let you in on a little secret.  I’ve started Hidden Dreams.  It will be #4 in the Dreams Never Lie series.  I’m pretty excited.  The ideas just keep coming, so I just keep putting them on paper.

Stay safe everyone, and keep reading.


“I discovered your books through my dad, and fell in love with Josh in the Dreams Are Forever series. You’ve become my favorite author and I’ll never forget actually getting to meet you when you came to Arkansas to promote your books. I haven’t read The Color of Thunder yet, but I can’t wait to dig in. Love you Elsie!” -JAIA



Published by Elsie Varn Harrell

When Elsie decided to try her hand at writing a novel, Fire Light Fire Bright was born followed by Dreams Never Lie -which quickly became her publisher’s first Best-Selling Series. The Color of Thunder was published right between Dreams are Forever and Shattered Dreams. Elsie was born in Brooksville, Florida. Some of her fondest memories were swimming at Pine Island in the nearby Gulf of Mexico. Weeki Wachee Springs is where she learned to swim. In the early 1980’s, Elsie and her three children, Katie, Lisa G. and Jes moved to Texas. Shortly after moving to North Central Texas, Elsie met her husband Ronnie on a blind date and after a whirlwind courtship, they married in April 1987. After 34 years, they're still going strong.

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