This is NOT a repeat of last week. I repeat, this is a NEW poem. It's Friday, so I'm sharing a new poem! A month of poems. I've really been enjoying playing around with poetry, trying some stuff, and writing poetry based on my faith. It's been a fun exploration of different kinds of prompts … Continue reading Poetry: Bible Inspired Poetry
Hey friends. This is a post where I ask you for a favor that could take between one and ten minutes of your time. It will take less than one minute if you just vote, but it could take up to ten minutes if you actually read it. I could be biased, but I think … Continue reading Help me out?
What this book is about: Rebekah Hargraves has written a THICK book and THICK Bible study about common lies that moms believe about themselves, about their purpose, and about their roles as mothers. Coming from a fairly conservative Christian viewpoint, she exposes the opposing sides of common lies moms find themselves trapped in. The companion … Continue reading Book Review and GIVEAWAY: Lies Moms Believe (and Companion Bible Study) by Rebekah Hargraves
Hey! Exciting news! My stories are up on youtube now! I cut apart the videos from my facebook live last month and have posted the first of the three stories I read during that event. Now, instead of sitting through the entire facebook live, you can just head on over to my channel and listen … Continue reading Stories on Youtube!
What it's about: This huge fantasy story follows the story of Shea Ohmsford and his brother, Flick, as they are thrown headlong into a race to save the world from the advance of the dreaded and evil Warlock Lord. What I liked: The characters - each character has his place in the story and adds … Continue reading What I’m Reading: The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
What the book is about: The book is about one man's journey from being crushed under the weight of performance and success. In his early career in the church, he measured his success with numbers in his ministry and used others as he saw fit. As he grew and developed, he changed his tactics. What … Continue reading Book Review: The Burden is Light by Jon Tyson
I've been around several different groups of writers and I can say, without doubt or hesitation, that critiquing is one of the hardest things to master. Whether critiquing your own work or the work of others, it's necessary to understand how to be the most useful to help better the work in front of you. … Continue reading Critiquing – Giving Critiques
Whaaat? 3 weeks into NaNo already?? Where does time go? I am caught back up! Yes! Just to recap (again), I've been a bit unfocused this year in NaNo since I'm trying to edit a novel instead of writing one. I have two rough drafts of novels, so I don't need a THIRD first draft … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: 3 Week update
What the book is about: Reapers of Souls and Magic is book 1 of an epic fantasy series. The story opens introducing Tetra, an Elfaheen created by The Gods who then creates other races. She is one of a number of Elfaheen and the first chapters introduce the history of the world before diving into … Continue reading Book Review: Reapers of Souls and Magic by R.E. Fisher
Betas. They truly make the world go 'round, don't they? Yesterday, I talked about some of the real, honest, people-don't-tell-you-this side of beta reading and today, I want to focus on the more practical side of it; the actual process. By the time you've gotten to your beta readers, your manuscript should be on its … Continue reading Pantsing a Novel: Beta Readers