This post is long, LONG overdue, but here it is. I often write to music, or at least use music to inspire story or scene moods. I have one for The Blue Cloak (which I really should post on that book page)--some is evocative of the history and some was what I call "warfare" music, to help me focus … [Read more...] about Every good story needs a soundtrack
UPDATE: the giveaway has ended! After verifying entries, SALLY is the winner of the Reader's Bundle (pictured above) and NORA is the winner of a copy of Elinor (or whichever of my titles she prefers). A HUGE thank you to all who entered! ❤ ~*~*~*~ ORIGINAL POST: It's the first of December and … [Read more...] about Release day for Elinor–and a giveaway!
THE HUNT HAS ENDED! THANK YOU ALL SO VERY MUCH FOR COMING BY!!! Welcome to the 2020 Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt! I am SO very excited to get to take part. If you've just discovered the hunt, be sure to start at Stop #1, and collect the clues through all the stops, in order, so you can … [Read more...] about Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt Stop #27
For those of you who have ever wondered whether my stories are connected (most are!) and which characters show up again or are mentioned elsewhere ... this is for you! Defending Truth in A Pioneer Christmas Collection, takes place in 1780, just after the Battle of Kings Mountain, during the American … [Read more...] about Story Connections!
This was originally written as a response to a family member who shared that the questions posed by the lead singer of a prominent Christian band, admitting he had questioned his faith for years and finally abandoned it in great relief, were questions she shared. I know others share the same … [Read more...] about Thoughts on faith, or the lack thereof
Release Day!!!Ahem. Pardon me while I squee a little.Today marks the official release date of my fifth--count 'em, FIVE--published title. I can hardly believe it.This was my second-hardest story to write. (The one coming out in March 2020 rates as my hardest.) In fact, as I state in the reader's … [Read more...] about The Rebel Bride release day!