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 […]
Thanks so much to all who entered the drawing for a copy of Titanic: Legacy of Betrayal by Kathleen E. Kovach and Paula Moldenhauer. And the winner is . . . Little Poppits Congratulations! I’ll be in contact with you to make arrangements to send this captivating book to you. :0)
A secret. A key. Much was buried when the Titanic went down, but now it’s time for resurrection. April 1912 – Olive Stanford boarded the Titanic determined to protect all she held dear. Her secret will go with her to the grave—but how can she face the afterlife carrying the burden of her actions? April […]
Today, I’m a guest blogger at The Inkwell (the official blog of ACFW Colorado). In my blog post, I share some tips on how to finish the first draft of your novel. Please stop by The Inkwell to read my post—“Crossing the Finish Line”.
“America. And Eoghan. Just thinking of her twin brother brought a wash of hot tears to [Cara’s] cheeks. Eoghan was alive. After two years of bowing under the villagers’ whispered condemnation, of bearing in silence the brand given her family name . . . finally . . . the chance to uncover the truth behind […]
Ah, it’s the day before National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and here I sit on a fence, asking myself if I’m up for the challenge—a month-long novel writing marathon of 50,000 words. I did it once back in 2009. With only minutes before the midnight deadline on November 30th, I crossed the finish line. Oh […]
Three years ago I began writing my first novel. As the mom of a young child, I knew it would take some time for me to finish the book. My writing time was often limited to early mornings or late nights. But I approached the challenge with enthusiasm and hope. Early on, I joined a […]