Tag Archives: Christian Fiction

‘Distracted?’ Why Do You …Squirrel!

“Honey? Why is the milk in the pantry?” Thankfully, her husband has only had to ask her that once. Okay, twice. Three times, tops. We writers are a strange, distracted, absentminded bunch. But … hopefully you can relate. If only to make us … Continue reading

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Crazy Is As Crazy Does

Why stay in reality when one can lose themselves in storyworld? If you’re a reader, I’m going to guess we’re on the same wave length. Have you ever found yourself praying for a character you came to know in a … Continue reading

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Summer or Winter? (Giveaway Alert!)

My husband and I have a battle going on over who has control of the thermostat. Add to this the fact that my body has its own heat-vs-cold war going on, and you’ll understand why I alternate between my electric … Continue reading

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Primping It Writer-Style (And Giveaway!)

I’m so honored–and excited!–to have my friend and super talented author, Shannon Taylor Vannatter, sharing with you today! If you think I’m crazy … 😉 Make sure to read through to the end of this post, because there’s a giveaway! Shannon is … Continue reading

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Criminal, me? No! I’m a Writer!

I admit it: I get some strange stares if (okay, when) I give voice to a thought running through my brain. But as you’ll soon read, I’m not the only one who gets “those looks.” And I’m most definitely not the … Continue reading

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Mystery and Mayhem! Oh My!

With every novel release, readers often ask me, “Is this book based on your life?” My response: “In bits.” Then I leave it to them to decipher which parts are real, or at least, partially real. 😉 I’m noticing a … Continue reading

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The Road to Writing

Our life is like a divine roadmap with countless events and encounters pointing us toward our calling–that thing God created us to do. I believe we’ve all got one, and if we look back over our lives closely enough, we’ll see God’s … Continue reading

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