Have you ever watched a potter at work? It’s a beautiful sight and can be a little daunting. Potters lovingly guide a misshapen lump of clay into something worthy for display on a table. We marvel at the shapes, the baked in glazes and wonder how the artist could create something so exquisite. The pottery… Continue reading When Writing is like Pottery
A family member sent me a thoughtful question following a newsletter she received from a famous preacher. In the short devotional, the televangelist noted as a child of the king; he has a double portion of speaking power. No more troubled relationships. No more sickness and disease...or financial strain. If he claimed it with his… Continue reading Can I Tell God What to Do?
Hello sweet readers, It's 2019 and a marvelous host of books are out there waiting to be discovered. So let me get right to it and share the latest reads to grace my coffee table and bear coffee stains. Mark of the Raven Oh. My. Goodness. I adored this first of a… Continue reading 2019 Coffee Table Reads: YA Fantasy and Historical Romance
Hello, sweet readers, I have some fun news to share! Raven's Heir and The Five Poisoned Apple collection are available for preorder on Amazon! I can't wait to introduce you to Damien and Kara. Snow White happens to be one of my favorite fairy-tale retellings. In Raven's Heir, a young princess flees her evil stepmother and… Continue reading Not your Grandmother’s Snow White Tale
NaNoWriMo 2018 It's that time of year. It's when thousands of people sweat bullets and wonder if they will ever make it out alive. Nope, it's not a Thanksgiving Macy's clearance sale. Welcome to the wild month of NaNoWriMo. I swore I wouldn't attempt the writing marathon again after an exhausting year. What sane person… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 and Five Poisoned Apples
Books Galore! There is something marvelous about fall. Spice pumpkin coffee with cream, glittering frost covering the ground, and books! Lots of books! This is my reading season and I love it. Give me a cozy blanket, a fireplace (ok, a fake one for the TV), and a stack of novels as high as my… Continue reading On My Coffee Table: Five YA Current Reads with Coffee Stains
This has been the week of marvelous surprises. First of all, I received my title page for my upcoming novella, Raven's Heir. Artist HSJ Williams created this and it fits the adventure and danger of the novella perfectly. You can see more of her work at http://hsjwilliams.wordpress.com. And the second surprise? A lovely mug from… Continue reading Sweet Surprises