Colorful Tales

Colorful Tales

Last summer, my nine-year-old son and I read Katherine Applegate’s The One and Only Ivan. This lovely tale with beautiful writing and endearing characters captured my heart. I cried and laughed and cried some more as I read this thought-provoking children’s story. If you haven’t read it yet, I highly recommend it for both children […]

The Clockmaker

The Clockmaker

I’m excited today to share a short story I entered into a contest in 2012.  This story, entitled “The Clockmaker,” was awarded the Reader’s Choice Story in the 2012 HIS Writer’s Flash Fiction Contest and was published in a special edition of Harpstring Magazine. I hope you enjoy it! :0) *   *   *   *   *   […]

My Recently Published Devotion

My Recently Published Devotion

First off, I’m thrilled to be back here after a short break. These last few weeks have been oh-so-busy. Lots of good stuff, though, including birthday celebrations for my son and me and a family trip to the mountains. On another note, I just found out that a family devotion I wrote last fall was […]

Reader’s Choice Winner

Reader’s Choice Winner

A few months ago I entered my first flash fiction contest with my short story entitled “The Clockmaker.” The contest sponsors—HIS Writers (ACFW’s North Denver Chapter) and Harpstring Magazine—contacted me in October with the wonderful news that my story was selected as one of the ten finalists and would be published in a special edition […]