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Miriam Van Scott appeared on the July 6th, 2012 edition of the ABC news show titled "What is Heaven" with Barbara Walters.

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"Familiar Ground" by Miriam Van Scott is the Featured Fiction in this month's Liguorian Magazine  Read More...

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Candy Canes in Bethlehem, was published in May of 2012 by Pauline Books and Media. It is also available at and Candy Canes in Bethlehem highlights Christmas customs from Australia, Kenya, Japan, Mexico, Native America, The Philippines, Germany, Ireland and other cultures around the world. The full-color illustrations and joyful story show the wondrous diversity of the holiday while celebrating what unites us in this special season.

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I was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Northern Virginia. I attended George Washington and George Mason Universities, earning a B.A. in Journalism in 1992. During my early career, I worked in Public Relations for private corporations and government agencies, and wrote a regular column for the Fairfax Journal and served as Features Editor for the Prince William Junction. After the publication of my first book in 1998, I became a full-time freelance writer and my articles and photos have appeared in over 50 publications ranging from Good Housekeeping to Liguorian. I have also done screenwriting and have written for a variety of websites.