Here in Fort Worth, Texas it’s currently sunny and 60 degrees. But many of you in other parts of the country are buried under many inches or even feet of snow. Brrr! Wondering how you’re going to survive the days trapped inside? Have no fear! Grab your e-readers and download my top ten books sure toContinue reading “Top Ten Books to Beat the Snow Storm Blues”
An author I’ve connected with through a mutual friend is doing something truly remarkable. Paul Combs, author of The Last Word, is beginning exciting plans for opening the only independent bookstore — actually, the only bookstore, period — in downtown Fort Worth, TX. The store, which will also boast the name The Last Word, willContinue reading “Indie Bookstore Coming to Fort Worth”
In the world of writing, there are two types of authors. Planners and pantsters. Planners, well, plan. They map out scenes, do detailed character analysis, and know the ending before they start. Pantsters, in turn, write by the seat of their pants. Clever, right?
Happy New Year, friend. New Year’s has become synonymous with parties, noisemakers, and celebration. Many cities around the globe usher in the new year with a literal bang, launching fireworks to illuminate the midnight sky. In New York City, Times Square hosts millions who come together for one night to cheer, smooch, and belt out OldContinue reading “New Year, Old Me”
Wham! Today, I got knocked up side the head with the hard reality of being a flawed follower of Christ. All thanks to a homeless man. It still hurts, but the bruise is around my tender soul instead of my hard head. And, I’m so thankful. I stopped for lunch at a local bistro. Sitting againstContinue reading “Litter & Faith: A Christmas Lesson”
For over seven years, my life has been defined by one solitary word. Mother.
Being a writer is funny business. Each author has his or her own style. Rhythm. Process. Schedule. Mine has seemed to be all or nothing.
Hi friends. It’s the season of giving, so let’s have us a fun giveaway! Back when it was only on pre-order in September, I snagged two copies of Colleen Coble’s new Christmas book “All Is Calm/All Is Bright” — two novels in one! It’s already getting great reviews, which isn’t at all surprising. Colleen isContinue reading “Giveaway: Christmas Edition”
I posted this photo and caption on Instagram last night after decorating our Christmas tree earlier than ever this year. I’ve noticed a lot of others commenting that they felt pulled to decorate early, too. What is making us yearn for Christmas this year? Whatever it is, I’m so grateful. I’ll look forward to visitingContinue reading “Yearning for Christmas”
We’ve been sharing this little virtual space for some time now. Some of you are dear to me in real life and know me quite well, but several of you have likely found me via other authors, sites, connections. Connections often grow stronger when life is SHARED. Similarities are discovered. “Me too!” is uttered beneathContinue reading “Getting to Know (Me)…”