Stephanie Pitcher Fishman, Author

Fiction & Non-Fiction Rooted in Personal Story

My Research Method: Genealogy Style

My Family History Research Method -

Recently, I’ve been talking with friends about genealogy, specifically how we conduct our personal family history research. More than once I was asked about my personal research style (as opposed to how I researched for client projects.) Once I stopped giggling over the many jokes I could make about my scattered interests in time, place, and surname, it hit me. My method is one that can only be described as disorganized organization.

Book Review: Stone of Fire by J.F. Penn

Stone of Fire by JF Penn

Goodreads one of my favorite sites. It’s a great way to dis­cover new titles through book reviews and find new authors to follow. I’ve been blessed to find several of my favorite books with Goodreads. Stone of Fire (originally published as Pentecost) is no different. Joanna Penn is a UK-based author who is well known […]

Slaying the beast


Pain stinks. When it is chronic, it can take away your energy and your humor. If you’re not careful, it can change who you are. You can become bitter or angry. Life can lose its glow – unless you’re slaying the beast.

Sometimes we need a reset button


Sometimes life decides that we need to turn a complete 180*. I’ve decided to just go with it. Learn about my current WIPs and where I’m going.

Independent Bookstore Day 2016

Independent Bookstore Day 2016

We indies have to stick together. And that means that we need to support our local independent bookstores. Independent Bookstore Day 2016You’ve got the chance to do just that this Saturday, April 30, 2016.