Moonrise on Jupiter

A Glimpse into the Thoughts & Imaginings of Vibeke Hiatt

The Adventures of Happy Boy & Sassy Girl: Puzzles

It started at Mormor’s house. Their 5-year-old cousin took some puzzles out of the toy cabinet and asked Happy Boy if he wanted to do them together. Happy Boy nodded. Once his cousin showed him how they worked, he was Read more…


Remembering Christ at Easter

Originally Published March 2018 Easter is my favorite holiday. As a girl, I loved getting an Easter dress every year, dyeing eggs with my family, and then the egg hunt on Easter morning. I also remember the lessons at church Read more…


My Testimony of the Prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Originally Published January 2018 I am a Christian. When I was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I made a promise to take Christ’s name. As far as Christlike character goes, though, I still have a Read more…


5 Books That Have Had an Impact on Me

For as long as I can remember, I have been a reader. I think I’ve always been in love with words. Books are a way for me to escape my ordinary life, but I’ve also realized that I use them Read more…


What I Write

“Besides a couple of scenes of sensuality, this is a great book.” “There’s some profanity, but this is a good book overall.” I hear comments like this all the time. Many of my friends have the same values I have Read more…


A Story of Sisters: Austen’s Sense & Sensibility

Originally Published December 2017 My faithful readers will know that Sense & Sensibility was the first of Jane Austen’s books that I read. For a long time it was my favorite book. I think that’s because, in many ways, I Read more…


The Jane Austen Problem

Originally Published October 2017 I discovered Jane Austen during my sophomore year of high school, but not because of assigned readings in English class. In high school I had a crush on Hugh Grant and was excited to see him Read more…


Why I Write

I used to dream about being famous. My writing was going to make that happen. I believed that the publishers would love my book; the world would love my book; it would be made into a movie; I would buy Read more…


The Adventures of Happy Boy & Sassy Girl: Best Friends

Happy Boy and Sassy Girl are best friends. They have been since the day they met. When Mommy and Daddy brought Sassy Girl home from the hospital, Happy Boy couldn’t stop talking about her—in his unintelligible, 1 1/2-year-old way. Of Read more…


The Inimitable Flavia de Luce

Flavia de Luce. I first met her in 2011. She reminded me of myself at her age—a girl too smart for her own good. She made me laugh out loud with her quirks and unabashed self-praise. Sometimes wise beyond her Read more…