• Mar. 3rd, 2016 Our Stories Matter

    There’s a very cool section in the book of Numbers that I think has a unique application to writers.  If you haven’t perused this section of the Old Testament recently, you may not know that God gifted certain individuals with creative talents for the building of his Tabernacle and then called out entire families for [ read more ]

  • Feb. 29th, 2016 What I Learned in January and February

    Two of my favorite bloggers ( Emily P. Freeman and Modern Mrs. Darcy ) do something toward the end of each month that I always look forward to, so I’ve decided to jump on the bandwagon. I love to learn new things, and I want my kids to be lifelong learners. To help me model this for them, each month I’ll [ read more ]

  • Feb. 14th, 2016 You Get What You Get and You Don’t Pitch a Fit

    My boys have both been privileged to have the same wonderful teacher in preschool, Mrs. Rhonda.  She’s responsible for teaching super awesome tips like how to hold onto your sleeve when you put on a jacket so your sleeve doesn’t wind up over your elbow. I think we can all agree this is a crucial [ read more ]

  • Feb. 4th, 2016 A Writer’s Fear

    A few weeks ago, I watched a  live Adele concert . The lucky people who filled the venue were an enthusiastic audience. There were cheers, applause, and the occasional sing-a-long when she sang a favorite. I’m a fan so I enjoyed it immensely, but I couldn’t help but be struck by her vulnerability. She stood on the stage and [ read more ]

  • Nov. 10th, 2015 Read More from Harlequin

    You should be reading more books published by Harlequin. Really. As I mentioned in my post a few months ago (this one – I Write For Harlequin – you should definitely read it!), the term “Harlequin” has a tendency to raise some eyebrows. Some people assume that if the book has the Harlequin logo on the cover, it’s one [ read more ]