Kindle Winner! Congratulations to Renee G, the winner of the loaded Kindle! And Thank You to everyone who stopped by and celebrated with me!
Around eight years ago, shortly after I joined the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW), I signed up to join a critique group. At that time, the organization assigned you to a small group according to a test you took to match up writing skills. Those assigned along with me? Shannon Taylor Vannatter, Lorna Seilstad, and Read More
Jerri Lynn Ledford and Joseph Courtemanche both write fabulous mystery/suspense/thriller novels, and both are working toward releasing book #2 in their respective series. I do wish they’d hurry up and release them! I met Jerri around eight years ago shortly after I joined American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW). She was assigned to my critique group Read More
No matter what you do, it’s vital to have the support of those who’ve gone before you to lead, teach, mentor, and encourage you. In my writing career, I’ve had the privilege of meeting several established authors, but two have become more than the “I once-met-so-and-so”: Sharon Hinck and Laura Frantz. I first met Sharon at Read More
I first met Stephanie Prichard and her husband Don several years ago at the Colorado Christian Writers Conference. We were both just starting out, just beginning to traverse the long and seemingly circuitous writing road. Then a year or two later we met again at the Colorado conference, this time in an advanced continuing ed Read More
I “met” Nicole Petrino-Salter several years back via her excellent blog, Into the Fire. Here was a fellow author who shared many of the same thoughts I did about the state of Christian fiction. She’s also a huge fan of one of my favorite authors, Vince Flynn. Since meeting her, Nicole has become a dear Read More
I’m the first to admit this writing journey hasn’t been an easy one, but when you have friends, family, peers encouraging you along the way, it make it much easier taking the next step. One of my biggest supporters has been Stacy Monson. She has cheered me on, empathized with me, listen to my whining Read More
Two weeks ago my debut novel, Chain of Mercy, eclipsed the 100 Review mark on Amazon! Not too bad for a marking-averse, small-pub-turned-indie author. I promised a celebration and a giveaway when that happened, so here it is: I’m giving away a 7″ Display Kindle Fire loaded with books! All my books including the soon-to-be-released Read More