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“With imagination and sensitivity, Nancy Schoellkopf has created a universe where each soul–orphaned, homeless, autistic, wounded, ill, young, old, rich, poor, unremarkable, ageless–is discovered as a luminous gift.  Through well-crafted storytelling and skillfully sketched characters, synchronous encounters lead to unexpected adventure, blossoming relationships and transcendent insights. . . Nancy invites the reader to ponder the extraordinary treasures hidden in the ordinary events of daily life.”

Margie Will, O.S.F., Spiritual Director, Retreat Facilitator and Storyteller, Founder and Director of Franciscan Living Urban Center for Spirituality

 

 

My stories do not fit easily into most of the popular genres like mystery, sci fi or romance, though sometimes they may contain aspects of all of them.  I often classify them as Magical Realism.  Usually the main characters are on the spiritual path, so my writing appeals to folks who find themselves on similar journeys.  It is my deepest wish that my books will touch your heart and aid you in your searching as well.

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grace: a surprise from the universe

This is a true story.  It happened several years ago, when I was still working full time. It was early on a Saturday morning when I set out with a long list of errands.  First up:  go to the ATM for cash so I could do the other errands! As I walked across the parking … Continue reading grace: a surprise from the universe

Book Review: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Hey, it’s getting cold and rainy here:  perfect time to take refuge in books!  Enjoy! My edition of Their Eyes Were Watching God had plenty of literary and historical notes both fore and aft, but I’ll admit I got impatient and just started in on the novel itself.  I will tell you that the editors … Continue reading Book Review: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Making Up Stories: my spiritual practice

Do you remember that scene in Out of Africa when Meryl Streep, playing Karen Blixin (later known by her nom de plume Isak Dinesen) was hosting Robert Redford and Michael Kitchen on her estate in Africa, and times being what they were–before CD’s and DVD’s—she entertained them with an after-dinner story.  Robert Redford’s character gave … Continue reading Making Up Stories: my spiritual practice

Book News!

Here in California it remains unseasonably warm, so it’s hard to believe that the holidays are right abound the corner. I want to let you know that all the paperback novels in my Avian Series are currently on sale at Amazon for 15% off.  They all have beautiful new covers designed by graphic artist Karen … Continue reading Book News!

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