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/

July 2013 – Novel Anticipation: A Friend, A Favorite, and a First

My list this month is fairly short, which is just fine since I’m way behind in my reading. Hopefully I’ll get caught up this month. Though the titles are few, I’m very excited about all of them. I’m especially excited for my friend and critique partner, Shannon Taylor Vannatter whose seventh novel, RODEO REGRETS, came Read More

A Letter of Thanks …

Dear Reader, By now you’re most likely aware that Amy Matayo won the ACFW Genesis Award in the Contemporary Romance category (my category). Congratulations, Amy! While I was initially disappointed I didn’t win, that feeling didn’t last long. It really is an honor and a blessing being in the top three of the popular category. Read More

2012 ACFW Conference Highlights

I know I’m breaking a blogging rule by posting a day early, but I can’t wait to share some pictures and bullet-point highlights from this past weekend! FRIENDS! Getting together with friends is always the best part of the conference Hung out with my amazing critique partners, Lorna Seilstad and Shannon Vannatter. Also hung out Read More

My ACFW Conference To-Do List

It’s hard to believe in just two days I’ll be heading to Dallas. It’s an exciting time and a nerve-wracking time. I can’t wait to see all my friends again: my fellow bloggers from Inkspirational Messages, my critique partners, Shannon Vannatter and Lorna Seilstad, and all the other authors I’ve friended thanks to the Internet. Read More