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What a Secular Novelist Taught Me about Writing for God

    This last weekend I was privileged to join other authors and editors at a local event in our area. We filled the coffee shop with authors and aspiring authors who came to “stir up” the gift of God in their lives.  I spoke to them about how the novels of Clive Cussler challenged me to re-think […]

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New Release by Carol Guthrie Heilman

I’m pleased to announce that fellow Lighthouse of the Carolinas author Carol Heilman has a new book that releases today. Carol has stopped by to tell us a bit about her new book. Who is Agnes Marie Hopper? She is a spunky, out-spoken widow. Her husband, Charlie, died two years and three months ago, but […]

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So You Want to Be a Writer: Now What?

Last week I shared a questionnaire from our recent local event for aspiring authors. It was designed to help you understand yourself and your calling a bit better as you step out into the world of writing on a new level. If you took the time to fill it out, send me an email and […]

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Stir It Up: Do You Have the Gift of Writing?

I love to write! And I love meeting others who share my passion for words. Last month, I was privileged to be part of an event hosted by His Story Christian Gift Center in Lewiston, Idaho. We had a lot of fun meeting and working with aspiring writers. As part of this day, we handed […]

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Spinning My Tires

  Around and Around It should have been a banner year. How many people get to be authors? And have an article published in a print magazine? And get to work at a job they love? How many parents see their children and grandchildren living solid lives of faith and hope? This year I had […]

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World Blog Tour

Summer’s Here. Let’s See the World. A world blog tour is a great way to connect with Christian authors and blogs. Thanks to Denise Loock for inviting me to participate in this World Blog Tour. Denise is the author of  two devotional collections that will give you a fresh perspective from the classic songs of […]

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Is Everybody Packed and Ready?

  What a trip it’s been! Like after a real trip, I’m feeling a bit sad to have it almost over. It’s been a whirlwind, to be sure. But I have met so many wonderful people and been so blessed. Today Out from the Shadows is still ranking high in the Amazon Kindle store under […]

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Out from the Shadows Blog Tour

Road Trip! I had a wonderful time with friends and family on March 28 celebrating the launch of Out from the Shadows: 31 Devotions for the Weary Caregiver. Now we’re hitting the road…sort of. April 14-23 we’re going to be visiting folks around the web on a blog tour. Every day (except Easter Sunday) we’ll […]

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Out from the Shadows Book Excerpt

Today we celebrate the release of Out from the Shadows by Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. Many thanks to my publisher, associate editor, agent, and my friends and family. I’m so grateful to God for His inspiration, leading, and encouragement throughout the long two years it took for it to come to birth.  In celebration […]

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Coming Soon: Out from the Shadows: 31 Devotions for the Weary Caregiver

Coming Soon…   Out from the Shadows: 31 Devotions for the Weary Caregiver     No place is so dark, no shadow so deep, that God can’t find us…                 After nearly two years in the making, my newest book is almost ready for its March release. The editors […]

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