• Mar. 4th, 2017 9 Things I Wish I’d Known at the Beginning of My Writing Journey

    Over the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking a lot about my early years as a writer. I had no idea what I was doing and I was so eager to learn. I took courses and went to critique groups and attended conferences, all in an effort to figure out how to do this writing thing [ read more ]

  • Feb. 4th, 2017 Hidden Legacy Cover Reveal!

    Just wanted to pop in here to share the latest writing news… My June release has a cover! Readers of Covert Justice know Caroline as Blake Harrison’s younger sister, and many have been asking for her story. I can’t wait for new readers to meet Caroline Harrison and her long-lost best friend (and not-so-secret high school [ read more ]

  • Jan. 18th, 2017 Deep Work by Cal Newport

    I always have a blog post up over at The Write Conversation on the first Thursday of the month. I do NOT always remember to cross post it here. Yikes! Starting off this new year, I’m sharing my thoughts about a book called Deep Work by Cal Newport. It’s a fascinating book and one that I [ read more ]

  • Sep. 27th, 2016 Jesus and the Beanstalk by Lori Roeleveld

    I’ve been hearing about this book for a while now. Heard it wasn’t like anything else out there. Heard it wasn’t going to be “for everybody.”  Once I finally got my hands on it, I understood. It is NOT like any thing I’ve ever read. It’s part Christian living, but not like what you think of when [ read more ]

  • Sep. 15th, 2016 God Calls Everyone to Care, But . . .

    The image flooded social media and I couldn’t look away . A little boy covered in dust, dazed, alone, having been pulled from the rubble of a building. A little boy who could have been my Drew. Same size. Same age. What if that had been Drew? What if that was our life? My questions bubbled into lament. Why, God? How can You stand [ read more ]