Get Angry, Fight Back (Lands Uncharted)

I’m on Lands Uncharted today, talking about life, death, and loving other people. Grief sucks. IT. SUCKS! But death reminds us life is precious. We should love others as we love ourselves. Be kind and encouraging. Seek to serve and be forgiving. We should walk away when someone doesn’t welcome us. Refuse to pour energyContinue reading “Get Angry, Fight Back (Lands Uncharted)”

Snow Globe Travelers (SGT) Update

Got some great feedback and advice from my mentoring appoints at Realm Makers. I’m working through final edits and excited to begin submitting soon – come what may. The hardest part of this six-year-long process has been getting into Sarah’s head. It can be challenging to write a main character with a different personality. ButContinue reading “Snow Globe Travelers (SGT) Update”

Interview with Laurie Lucking, Author of Common

Friend and fellow ACFW sister Laurie Lucking has graciously stopped by for an interview today, as part of her blog tour. Her debut young adult novel, Common, releases tomorrow – just in time for Valentine’s day! More about Laurie and the details of her upcoming release party (with tons of great prizes) are provided atContinue reading “Interview with Laurie Lucking, Author of Common”

Love Thy Villain

I have a soft spot for villains. To be clear, there’s no sinister plot lurking here. I strive to love everyone, to be forgiving and kind. So then, why is it so easy to relate to the antagonist in a story, sometimes more than the hero? Villains are the antithesis of loving, forgiving, and kind.Continue reading “Love Thy Villain”