Some of you have followed my writing journey for quite a while. One thing I haven’t discussed on the blog is what happened between being in the thick of submitting my work and signing my book contract. My journey to publication has been a bit of a winding road. It took some unexpected detours along … More How I Got A Book Deal on the Book I’d Given Up On
Writing wise, it was a pretty dry summer. A couple of writing projects were making their rounds in the black hole of querying agents. (Okay, it’s not really a black hole, but it can feel like it with all the waiting.) In a world that worships instant gratification, the pace of the publishing world is … More ACFW 2017: A Beautiful Breaking
Okay friends…I’ve been a little radio silent on the blog lately…and social media. The new school year and travel has thrown off my routine a bit. I’m hoping to get back to regularity in my writing routine after I return from the American Christian Fiction Writers Conference. This year is my second year attending … More ACFW 2017: It’s Conference Time!!!
Back Cover Blurb: Alexis Blake has one chance to land her own show on the Home Project Network and nothing, not an uncooperative client, a job site without indoor plumbing, or a challenging videographer, is going to stand in her way. Elsie, at seventy-plus, is far from the ideal client, but she knows exactly what … More Fiction Friday: Book Review for Restoring Christmas and GIVEAWAY
Why I NaNoWriMo: The first time I was introduced to NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, I didn’t get it. Why would you sit down and attempt to write an entire novel in a month? Was it possible to write 50,000 words in 30 days and end with something worth reading? Worth publishing? Surely not. … More NaNoWriMo 2016: Why I Did This To Myself
Back Cover Copy: Having escaped Egypt with the other Hebrews during the Exodus, Shira is now living in freedom at the foot of Mt. Sinai, upon which rests the fiery glowing Cloud containing the shekinah glory of God. When the people disobey Yahweh and build a golden idol, the ensuing chaos gives Shira an unexpected opportunity to … More Fiction Friday: Shadow of the Storm Book Review
Looking for something new to read? Check out these new releases by members of American Christian Fiction Writers. I am putting The Portrait of Emily Price on my “to read” list. A book set in Italy…like I’m going to pass that up! What about you? Reading anything you love right now? Comment below. November 2016 … More Fiction Friday: ACFW November New Releases
Back Cover Copy: Search and rescue pilot Kacey Fairing is home on leave in Mercy Falls, Montana, twelve years after she joined the military to escape the mistakes of her past. With a job waiting for her as the new lead pilot of Peak Rescue in Glacier National Park, Kacey hopes to reconnect with the … More Fiction Friday: Wild Montana Skies Review
Are you looking for something to read? The ACFW is made up of incredible authors who write from a Christian worldview. The books below are new releases from members of the ACFW. Would you like to support Christian authors? Check out one of the books below.
About a month ago I sent out a plea, Friends I Need Your Help. I was so overwhelmed by your responses. I would be remiss not share a little about my subsequent experience. Well…I survived my first ACFW Writer’s Conference. Even thrived? Maybe… 😉
Confession: I feel like a huge dork sharing this video. It wasn’t intended for public consumption. But, this video really isn’t about me. It’s a moment to connect with other moms balancing childrearing and professional aspirations. It’s a moment to laugh.
Photo from: https://www.buzzfeed.com/briangalindo/15-wonderful-quotes-about-life-from-childrens-books I can remember the first time I highlighted three pages of manuscript, and then held a shaky finger over the delete button.