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Now It’s Personal

Note from me: This was SUPPOSED to post yesterday, but apparently I don't know how to read numbers and I got the date wrong. So, instead, you're getting a special Thursday post instead of your regularly expected Wednesday post.  If you've been around here for any length of time, you know that I've kept things … Continue reading Now It’s Personal

Meet the Author: Colin Palmer

Ever wish you could sit down with a cup o' joe with a writer and ask all those pesky questions? Well, you don't have to because I did! Sort of. This week is one of my newer writer friends, Colin, who is probably one of the most generous people I have the pleasure of knowing … Continue reading Meet the Author: Colin Palmer

Book Review: Little French Bistro

What this book is about: This book follows Marianne as she discovers, at sixty, what life is really about. I know that sounds like a trite and boring description, but I thought and thought about it and it was the best way to concisely describe the plot that slowly sinks its talons in and doesn't … Continue reading Book Review: Little French Bistro

Easter!

Easter. Probably the most significant holiday in the Christian tradition. I suppose we could certainly argue between Christmas and Easter, because with Christmas, there is no Easter. Without Jesus being born, he couldn't die. And if he didn't die, he couldn't live AGAIN. That's really the significance of this day in Christendom. Jesus didn't stay … Continue reading Easter!

Good Friday Thoughts

It's Good Friday today in Christendom. As Christians, we believe that today is the day that Jesus was ultimately crucified by the high priests and leaders of the Jewish community, under the blind eye turned by the Roman government. That is significant in our faith for a number of reasons. It's significant because on this … Continue reading Good Friday Thoughts

Setting The Mood to Write

I listened to a podcast about writing (podcasts 85 and 86) recently and the thing that really stuck out to me from her lecture was using behavioral elements to induce writing. Things like using space, triggers, and rewards to stimulate and effect greater chances of writing. It got me to thinking about my triggers to write. I'm … Continue reading Setting The Mood to Write

What I’m Reading: Wolf-Speaker (The Immortals Book 2) by Tamora Pierce

What this book is about:  Daine returns in Book 2 at the behest of the wolf pack that once adopted her into its ranks in order to preserve the valley in which they live. As she digs deeper into the problem, she realizes it's much larger than she, the humans, or animals can deal with … Continue reading What I’m Reading: Wolf-Speaker (The Immortals Book 2) by Tamora Pierce

Heart of a Child launches TOMORROW!!!

Hello friends! I am PERSONALLY inviting you to join me TOMORROW for the Heart of a Child book launch. It's happening over on facebook and you could potentially WIN a copy of the book!   https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fcarijehlikauthor%2Fvideos%2F516494012084963%2F&show_text=0&width=560   HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!!!     Want to see what else I'm working on before anyone else … Continue reading Heart of a Child launches TOMORROW!!!