What I’m reading: On A Pale Horse by Piers Anthony

Now that I'm in full fantasy writing mode, I've determined that I need to do more reading. Not knowing where to start in such a vast genre, I turned to the fantasy librarian at the college where my husband works. Wendy was VERY excited to hear that I am writing and was even more excited … Continue reading What I’m reading: On A Pale Horse by Piers Anthony

Short Story: A boy, a girl, a secret

It's Friday! Today's selection is a short story I wrote while dabbling with suspense. I was going to submit it to a writing contest, but that deadline came and went and I'm honestly not sure how to improve it to make it contest-worthy. Even so, writing it was an incredible learning experience and with the … Continue reading Short Story: A boy, a girl, a secret

Book Review AND GIVEAWAY: The Shadow by Kimberly Rae

What the book is about:  The Shadow is a Christian suspense romance (suspense is primary, the romance line is secondary, which is a nice turn, I think) about Meagan Winston, owner of a shop in Gainesville, Georgia named Rahab's Rope. The store sells jewelry made by freed victims of sex trafficking in India. Meagan has … Continue reading Book Review AND GIVEAWAY: The Shadow by Kimberly Rae

Book Review: Whisper by Mark Batterson; Available 10/24/17

What the book is about:  Whisper is a nonfiction book about different ways God speaks to us. Mark lays out seven different languages of God: Scripture, Desire, Doors, Dreams, People, Promptings, Pain. As he works through each of these languages, he weaves in memorable stories from pastors and Air Force pilots to illustrate his point. The … Continue reading Book Review: Whisper by Mark Batterson; Available 10/24/17

Writing Tip: Helping Others

The best and most efficient way to improve your writing is.... To help others with theirs. This may feel counterintuitive if your life looks anything like mine (busy from the moment you wake up until the moment you go to sleep). However, I believe that helping other writers only makes YOU a better writer. I … Continue reading Writing Tip: Helping Others

Writing Prompt: All Is Not As It Seems

It's Friday, which means it's short story day, where I share a short story or bits of other writings, or what I've worked up from a writing prompt. This week is from a writing prompt in my Facebook group, Author's Tale. I played around with a few things in this one. First, I played around … Continue reading Writing Prompt: All Is Not As It Seems