Introducing August’s “Author Open House”

Can you believe August if officially here? For me, it’ll be a super busy month preparing for the American Christian Fiction Writer’s Conference, as well as all the end-of-summer and back-to-school shenanigans.

Book Review: Like Never Before by Melissa Tagg

I am experiencing some serious “book glow” friends — you know, the reader’s high after finishing a wonderful, satisfying book. Last night I finished Like Never Before by Melissa Tagg and I couldn’t wait to tell you about it. This was my first read by Melissa and, let me tell you, I was NOT disappointed.

What’s In a Genre? Choosing Your Genre Niche

gen·re /ZHänrə/ noun | a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter. (via Google) There are many levels of genre within writing. Fiction and non-fiction. Within fiction there’s romance, suspense, epic, tragedy, fantasy, etc. Within romance (for instance) there are subgenres such as Christian romance,Continue reading “What’s In a Genre? Choosing Your Genre Niche”

Book Review: Emerald Isle

I have the great pleasure of introducing you to a fellow author and friend of mine, Andrew Budek-Schmeisser. Andrew and I first connected on the Books and Such Literary Agency blog. His insightful, intelligent, and often witty comments have taught me a lot about writing and life. He also regularly comments on this blog, forContinue reading “Book Review: Emerald Isle”