Embracing The #Publishing Whirlwind by @novelistjack

Today’s guest is my buddy, Jack Cavanaugh. He’s here to talk about embracing the whirlwinds in life. While today’s post is focused on his writing journey, I believe you’ll see that it’s also about the faith journey. When I read the tagline for his new book, The Arm of God, it kind of knocked meContinue reading “Embracing The #Publishing Whirlwind by @novelistjack”

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 writeContinue reading “The Long and Winding Road”

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-yearContinue reading “A Mustard Seed Amount of Faith”

What Walmart Taught Me About Writing

I went into Walmart to pick up a few items. I only needed taco supplies for dinner and didn’t plan to spend too much time in the store—just a quick aerobic workout. I’m sure you’ve had one of those shopping trips. Instead of getting a buggy, I picked up one of the blue baskets andContinue reading “What Walmart Taught Me About Writing”

It’s time to get to know Katie Ganshert, author of Wildflowers from Winter

This week, I have one of the most adorable authors I’ve ever met on my blog–Katie Ganshert. Her new book releases today! In honor of its release, Katie is doing a giveaway. So leave a comment with your email address for a chance to win. We have to have at least ten people to comment.Continue reading “It’s time to get to know Katie Ganshert, author of Wildflowers from Winter”

What’s Up with My Blog?

You may have noticed that lately I have been hosting an assortment of authors on my blog. I’ve been hosting people like Jack Cavanaugh, Creston Mapes, Nicole O’Dell, Regina Jennings, and Catherine West. There are many more to come! Perhaps you think I’ve stopped writing and I’ve turned into the journalist I say I always wanted to be. Nope!Continue reading “What’s Up with My Blog?”

Interview with Wm. Shane Dean, Author of My Enemy’s Keeper

I hope you enjoy this interview with fellow OakTara author Wm. Shane Dean, Author of My Enemy’s Keeper. Introduce yourself to our readers, Shane. I was raised in the small southern Idaho town of Hagerman. I grew up on a fish hatchery about five miles from town. In retrospect I think it was the coolest placeContinue reading “Interview with Wm. Shane Dean, Author of My Enemy’s Keeper”

Inspiring Heroes Inspire Readers by Jack Cavanaugh

Today, I introduce you to Jack Cavanaugh, novelist extraordinaire. I met Jack in 2003 at the Christian Writers Guild Writing for the Soul writers conference. He was an instructor of one of the classes I took and I have never forgotten the things I learned there. He has the kindest nature and doesn’t mind answeringContinue reading “Inspiring Heroes Inspire Readers by Jack Cavanaugh”

C. Kevin Thompson, author of The Serpent’s Grasp

This week I have the pleasure of hosting C. Kevin Thompson, a fellow OakTara author, on my blog. Kevin, tell us a little bit about yourself before we chat about writing and your book. I am an assistant principal at a high school in central Florida. This link will give you the skinny on myContinue reading “C. Kevin Thompson, author of The Serpent’s Grasp”

Eileen Hinkle Rife – Second Chance

This week, I have the pleasure of hosting Eileen Hinkle Rife on my blog. She is another talented OakTara author and I’m very excited to share with you about her new book. THERE’S A GIVEAWAY THIS WEEK OF HER BOOK SO LEAVE A COMMENT AND YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO BE ENTERED IN THE DRAWING. WEContinue reading “Eileen Hinkle Rife – Second Chance”