Romance | Non-Fiction Edition

First an update. Today’s a big day, friends. I finally sent off my book proposal to potential agents. I have a top choice, but am praying for God to guide the process so things work out according to his plan. It could be weeks before I hear back, so now it’s time to settle inContinue reading “Romance | Non-Fiction Edition”

FREE HUGS at the ACFW Conference!

Preparing for a writer’s conference can be hectic. Add to that, the fact that it’s my very first one, the American Christian Fiction Writer’s Conference coming up next week has me on my toes. I’m in the home stretch and am actually now feeling really good. One thing I’m bringing with me might surprise you, but it’sContinue reading “FREE HUGS at the ACFW Conference!”

Good Graces: Inspiration Board

During the process of writing Good Graces, I have kept a Pinterest board of images that inspired the setting, buildings, characters, and “ambiance” of the story. I am simply in love with this fictional place…reminiscent of my time spent attending college 35 minutes north of Asheville. I thought it would be fun to share someContinue reading “Good Graces: Inspiration Board”

Let’s Dance!

I’ve been workin’ so hard. I’m punching my card. Eight hours (day, weeks, months) for what? Oh tell me what I’ve got. I’ve got this feeling…. And now I’ve got to cut loose! Oh, friends! In life we must find reasons and ways to celebrate all the time. Not just birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, milestones. The roadContinue reading “Let’s Dance!”

Rollercoaster Week (a.k.a. Life)

It’s been a week of ups and downs. Monday I celebrated the last submission to my critique group. Good times. Then, with their help (for which I’m still genuinely grateful), I took a ride down to the pits realizing I am far under the recommended average length for books in my genre….by about 25,000 words.Continue reading “Rollercoaster Week (a.k.a. Life)”

Tortoise and the Hare: A Tale of Rewriting

Last night, in three hours I worked through three pages of my manuscript. No, you did not read that wrong. Yes, that is one page an hour. While I’m tempted to be annoyed at my pace, the contrary is actually true. I’m really pleased because it proves how much I’ve learned about writing fiction. Like the fabledContinue reading “Tortoise and the Hare: A Tale of Rewriting”