Pre-Conference Mix & Mingle

Wow, it’s been a doozey of a month! My full-time day job is Director of Communications for a large church. This is my busiest time, preparing promotions for fall events/classes, building the Stewardship campaign materials, and planning our fall ministry kickoff. Add to that first day of school (yesterday!) for my little one and theContinue reading “Pre-Conference Mix & Mingle”

Book Review: Good Hope Road

Would you believe I’ve read yet another Lisa Wingate novel in the last week? That’s three in a month’s time! What can I say, she’s just brilliant. Here’s my review from Goodreads. Don’t make me review every one of her books before you go and get yourself a copy! Speaking of your own copy…be sureContinue reading “Book Review: Good Hope Road”

Finishing the Critique Process with Joy!

This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it!   Psalm 118.24 Over the weekend I submitted the final chapter (epilogue) to my critique group! It is a big accomplishment for me, one several months in the making. Once the final critiques are in, I’ll work on getting the polishedContinue reading “Finishing the Critique Process with Joy!”

The Writer’s Voice: Can You Hear Me?

My husband said something to me yesterday about my writing that took me by surprise and got me thinking. Here’s a rundown of how the conversation went down: “If I didn’t know you wrote this, I’d never know you wrote this,” he said. “What in the world does that mean?” My criticism antenna, a very sensitiveContinue reading “The Writer’s Voice: Can You Hear Me?”

Updates, Blessings, and Revelations

I am saturated with gratefulness and blessing after this weekend. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I sit in the funk of the valley for a while, unsure which way to go to climb out. I try and remain focused on the truth that God’s mercies are new every day (see Lamentations 3:22-23). And faithfully,Continue reading “Updates, Blessings, and Revelations”

Book Review: This Quiet Sky by Joanne Bischof

I first connected with fellow Christian author, Joanne Bischof, through a link on another writer’s blog. I felt an instant kinship when reading about her heartfelt fiction. I’ve also been blessed to have the opportunity to join the launch team for her upcoming novel, To Get to You (more on that, coming soon!). I was excitedContinue reading “Book Review: This Quiet Sky by Joanne Bischof”