Get to Know Peter from Stacy Monson’s SHATTERED IMAGE!

*** BOOK GIVEAWAY*** See contest rules below It’s no secret that I’m super-excited for my friend, Stacy Monson, whose debut novel just came out. Stacy and I have traveled much of this writer journey together, so to see her work finally come to fruition is beyond thrilling! So this week, my blog posts are dedicated to Read More

A Detour Into Non-Fiction

(Guest post by Michelle Griep) I’m thrilled to welcome novelist, fellow Minnesotan, and best of all, friend, Michelle Griep to my blog today. Not only is she a fabulous writer, but she also rocks as a teacher. Her blog, Writer off the Leash, is replete with writer helps which she relays with a dash of Read More

Novel Anticipation – January 2015, Part 1

January’s a big month for new releases, so I’m breaking the post into two parts. Today, I get to brag on a few friends whose books just released. I’d love it (they’d love it too!) if you’d give their books a try. BRENTWOOD’S WARD by Michelle Griep Shiloh Run Press (Michelle will be my guest Read More

Getting to Know Authors Don & Stephanie Prichard

***Book Giveaway*** Enter Below ~*~*~ About eight years ago while attending the Write His Answer Conference in Estes Park, Colorado, I had the honor of meeting Stephanie and Don Prichard, a couple penning their first book together. We reconnected a year or two later at the same conference where we were enrolled in the Nangie class Read More

Chatting with Rose Ross Zediker

I’ve had the great pleasure of getting to know Rose Ross Zediker through Inkspirational Messages. 2014 has been a pretty good year for Rose with two novels releasing, THE WIDOW’S SUITOR in February, and now SWEET ON THE COWGIRL this month, and, as you’ll see below, 2015 promises to be even busier! Rose graciously took a few Read More

Book Launch Celebration!

Yes, I’ve celebrated online, but this time I’m hosting an actual party, not a virtual one, and you’re all invited! If you’re near the Twin Cities tonight, I’d love it if you’d drop in. There will be music and refreshments and book readings and giveaways! Should be a fun evening. Interested? Great! Here are the Read More

Reinvigorating Retreat

Ahh, there’s nothing like a little retreat to rest the body and mind and reinvigorate the soul. And no, I’m not talking about withdrawing from enemy forces after a defeat … or maybe I am … But I digress. As I was saying, there’s nothing better to refresh ourselves than taking a day or two Read More

A Novel Christmas List – Friends from Minnesota!

As I stated in a previous post, I know these authors, and they know me! They’re all fellow members of our ACFW Minnesota Chapter, MN NICE. I’d love it–and they’d love it too–if you’d add these books to your Christmas list or purchase them for a loved one. Regency THE DANCING MASTER by Julie Klassen Read More

A Novel Christmas List – My Friends from Inkspirational Messages!

This is the post where I get to do some name-dropping. Yes, I know the authors of the books listed below, and they even know me! (Though, they might not admit to it.) One of the greatest blessings of being an author is befriending others who share my same passion–I love supporting them all! So, when Read More

Getting to Know Screenplay Author & Movie Producer, Scott Peterson

Many exciting things are happening it my church right now. At the forefront is that we’re moving into our own building in less than a month. After three plus years of worshiping in a school gym, it will be a very welcome experience. More excitement comes from fellow church goers, Scott and Diane Peterson. You Read More