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Book Contracts and all that jazz!

Spring is in the air around here! In case you missed my news, I signed a book contract this week with ChooseNOW Publishing for my novel To Laugh Once More (proposed title). Release date is December 14!!! I’ve been praying and waiting for a long time for this third novel to release. So glad it’s finally happening. I also … Continue reading

The Long and Winding Road

For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be a published author. I dreamed from an early age about having my books on bookstore shelves. I wanted to take writing classes but my family couldn’t afford them. This was before the age of home computers and the Internet. Information on how to write … Continue reading

A Mustard Seed Amount of Faith

A little over twelve weeks ago, I started a new Bible study with my ladies at church called Seeking Him: Experiencing the Joy of Personal Revival by Nancy Leigh DeMoss. The study started out by defining what revival actually is. For those of us who grew up in church, we immediately thought about the once-a-year … Continue reading

Brave New Century

Today we’re going to hear from a team of writers who co-wrote Brave New Century, releasing this month. Paula Mowery, Lisa Lickel, Kathleen Rouser and Teena Stewart share what it was like to write a book together. Ladies, tell me how Brave New Century was born? Can you believe this book came from a simple request … Continue reading

Editing a Novel

I’ve come to the conclusion that editing a novel or a proposal is much like trying to get every hair in place when you’re getting your photograph taken. It’s not going to happen. It will never look as perfect as you want it to. But at some point, you must strike a pose, let the … Continue reading

Gail Pallotta — Stopped Cold #Giveaway

Gail Pallotta joins us today to talk about her new novel, Stopped Cold. She’s offering to give away one digital copy of this book so please make sure and leave a comment for her below. (We need at least ten comments to make a contest.) Thanks, Sherri, for inviting me to your wonderful blog and … Continue reading

The Winner of the June New Releases Clash is…

The winner of our latest Clash is: A Melody For James by Hallee Bridgeman Congratulations, Hallee! Special thanks to her competitors for their participation: Carla Laureano Michelle Griep Cindy Thomson Miralee Ferrell About A Melody For James:  Solitary strangers meet during a stormy stopover. Hours later, their hearts hum a harmonious duet. Melody Mason has … Continue reading

What’s Your God-Given Dream?

Originally posted on POWER UP WITH GOD'S WORD:
 Ephesians 2:10 For we are God handiwork, recreated in Christ Jesus, that we may do those good works which God predestined for us, taking paths which He prepared ahead of time, that we should walk in them, living the good life which He prearranged and made…