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Sometimes the answer is… Not Yet.

Sometimes the answer is… Not Yet.

A month ago I received a call that I was Genesis semi-finalist. It was a time of great celebration since a Genesis award is considered one of the highest awards for unpublished authors in Christian fiction. Joy threw me into hyperdrive as I jumped into new edits on my work-in-progress. Over the next month, I … Continue reading

“My Writing Process” Blog Tour

Mary Hamilton invited me to participate on this blog tour.  I met Mary two years ago, when we drove to Dallas together for my first ACFW conference. Mary was incredibly sweet about answering my many questions on the 4 1/2 hour drive.  Shortly after the conference Mary landed her first book deal for her book … Continue reading

51,590 = Success!

I started out this month with a personal challenge. I joined a group of fellow writers and set a goal of writing 50,000 words before November 30th. This a yearly challenge called NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month).  This was the first time I participated, but with both kids in school it seemed like the perfect … Continue reading

My Writing Project for November

Every November writers around the globe sit at their computers and furiously pound out words on their keyboards.  They’re trying to find the elusive glory of completing NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month).  It’s a challenge, because it requires the participant to write 50,000 words in 30 days.  My mind is boggled just looking at those … Continue reading

Writing and Selling the Great American Novel

FICTION COURSE INTERVIEW Janice Thompson: booksbyjanice@aol.com   Janice, I understand you’re about to debut a brand new book for novelists. Why veer from your usual comedic writing to put together a book for writers? Because I love writers! I’ve always had a heart for novelists and want to do every thing I can to help … Continue reading

Writing Update

Writing Update

First off… a big thanks to everyone who follows this blog. This past week I hit the 100 follower threshold! That is pretty exciting news for this little blogger. As much as I enjoy writing fiction, I seem to struggle when it comes to finding things to blog about on regular basis. I am so … Continue reading

Book News

“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” Hebrews 13:8 (ESV) I was reminded of this verse today and saw how it applies to my life. God’s will for us does not change on a whim. It does not change when our desires change. His will for our lives remains constant; just like … Continue reading

Trusting in Him

My blog has been a little quiet over the last few weeks for a good reason. Shortly after I posted my follow up about the conference a few weeks ago, I received an email from a publisher I met at the ACFW conference. This publisher requested that I submit a proposal on the book I … Continue reading