Inkspirational Messages Auction Items

The American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) organization is holding a silent auction this week to raise funds for their foundation and scholarship fund. This fund provides scholarships toward the national ACFW conference plus local-chapter scholarships. The ladies at Inkspirational Messages have contributed a Book & Starbucks bundle that has something for almost all readers: 1 Read More

Blog Hopping Today!

No, I don’t usually post on Fridays, but I’m doing some blog-hopping today and thought you might want to come say “Hi.” At Inkspirational Messages, in celebration of Lorna Seilstad‘s new release While Love Stirs, we’ve been talking about birth order and how that affects who we are. I’m the third of seven in my Read More

My Writing Process Blog Tour

The Writing Process Blog Tour has traveled to my blog today. Special thanks goes to Heidi McCahan for nominating me for this tour. You met Heidi on my blog last week, but I’ll refresh your memory here. After that I’ll talk about my writing process, and then I’m going to point the tour in a new direction, toward Read More

Mother’s Day Book Shopping List

Did you realize that Mother’s Day is this coming Sunday? Raise your hand if you haven’t purchased something for you mom yet. Yeah, I thought so. Then this blog post is for you. Your shopping list is below. All you have to do is click on the book covers and then make your purchase! Easy Read More

Thank You!

Thank You hardly seems adequate for the overflowing amount of well-wishes and encouragement and congratulations I’ve received during this past week. I’m abundantly blessed! And humbled. To think God can use a simple farm-girl-turned mom… And that’s a reason to celebrate! So, we’re still celebrating here. Music is playing, I’m serving up healthy doses of Read More

Novel Anticipation, April 2014

Unlike March, April is a busy month for new releases I can’t wait to read. Don’t know when I’ll find the time, but I’ll manage somehow. 🙂 A BROKEN KIND OF BEAUTIFUL by Katie Ganshert (WaterBrook Press) Attempting to revive her career, Ivy heads to Greenbrier, South Carolina, to model wedding dresses. Her future rests Read More

Romantic Reads

Since tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d take a day to give plugs to my friends–co-Inkspirational Messages contributors who write romance. If you’re looking for the perfect romantic read, check out any of the authors and books below. Lorna Seilstad – If you enjoy historical romance with a touch of laughter, you’ll want to 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

Talking with Shannon Taylor Vannatter

I first met Shannon Taylor Vannatter about six years ago, shortly after I joined ACFW. I was assigned to a critique group with Shannon, Lorna Seilstad, and Jerri Ledford. Being placed together with these three talented authors was truly God orchestrated. In the years I’ve know them, I’ve had front row seats as all three Read More

It’s Cowboy Time!

Yeehaw! In celebration of my friend Shannon Taylor Vannatter‘s new release RODEO REGRETS, I’m blogging about Toe-Curlin’ Cowboy reads at Inkspirational Messages today. Please stop on over and find out how you can win a copy of Shannon’s new cowboy romance. http://inkspirationalmessages.com/2013/07/toe-curlin-cowboys/