After reading Dan Balow's purely satirical post about why he wouldn't represent Bible people, I got to thinking. If I were an agent, I'd represent Esther. For many reasons. she's approachable, honest, thoughtful, and wise; she'd pray for you and those in your agency; and she'd negotiate contracts without losing the essence of the message … Continue reading An Esther Kind of Author
Hello! Thanks for taking the time to read this blog post. We're interviewing the wonderful Sheri D. Parmelee, who takes the world by storm -- in the classroom and in her practical tips for daily living. I met Sheri at the 2016 ACFW conference, and we hit it off immediately. It was our first ACFW … Continue reading Author Interview: Sheri D. Parmelee
It's been quite a few weeks since I've posted. Sorry for the delay, but life decided to take off at rocket speed, and it was quite the ride! Still is quite a ride, but learning to fly with the rocket instead of trying to catch the rocket. 😉 Remember my posts earlier about literary … Continue reading ACFW 2016: Defining Success Pt. 3
As I fingered the letters in my hand, the three-letter word "tal" flashed across my mind. Being a writer is like that, I thought.
With my sleeves rolled up and fingers at the keyboard, I'm taking a short break from editing to comment. Started digging into chapter 5 (out of 40) in my novel, To Rise. Chapters are short, but each needs to contain one thing, and one thing only: character goal. This-this character goal seems challening. But I … Continue reading Novel Editing: Part 1
I'm thrilled to announce my very first book giveaway! And to celebrate this exciting adventure, I wanted to host a double giveaway! That means two of you will win! Giveaway #1 | A few months ago, I discovered author Kate Breslin, and I'd like to give away her WW1 novel, Not By Sight. In honor … Continue reading Double-Book Giveaway!