• Jul. 6th, 2017 The Unglamorous Life of a Writer

    If you’ve hung around the writing world for long, you’ve heard it before . . . Being a published author does not magically fix all your problems. Being a published author does not mean you’ll spend your days fending off random fans when you’re buying groceries. Being a published author does not mean you’ll spend [ read more ]

  • Jun. 17th, 2017 The First Blank Page

    I’m starting a new book today. Oh, I’ve been working on it for weeks, but today is the first time I’m taking the ideas and brainstorming and plots and characters and putting them on the page. Today, I’m turning these characters loose and letting them come alive – and hanging on for the ride they [ read more ]

  • Jun. 5th, 2017 Hidden Legacy Fun!

    There’s a lot going on in the Hidden Legacy world this week! Paperback copies have been flying off the shelf in my local Walmart. If you spot it in a store, I’d LOVE for you to take a picture and send it to me!  Tuesday (paperback release day!) I’ll be participating in a  Facebook party with fifteen Love Inspired authors.  I’ll be chatting from [ read more ]

  • Jun. 2nd, 2017 Hidden Legacy is here!

    The e-book versions of Hidden Legacy released today! The paperback version doesn’t officially release until June 6th, but it has been spotted in my local Walmart. Maybe it’s in a store near you!  If you haven’t read Covert Justice, then I can’t wait for you to meet Caroline Harrison and Detective Jason Drake. If you *have* read [ read more ]

  • Jun. 1st, 2017 First-Timer to Faculty

    When I started writing for The Write Conversation in 2010, I had just attended my very first conference—the  Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference.  In the years since, I’ve gone from conference newbie to conference regular to published author to . . . conference faculty. This year I’ll be serving on the faculty of three different conferences ranging from small and intimate to huge. [ read more ]