Jodie Wolfe, Telling Stories Where Hope and Quirky Meet

I met author Jodie Wolfe several years ago at the ACFW Conference in Indianapolis. Her joyful smile and warmth drew me to her right away. I knew I’d found a friend and dear fellow author at [...]


Monday Midnight Madness Giveaways

Technically it’s now Tuesday morning since it’s just past midnight as I’m writing this, but I thought it was time for some fun and it’s still Monday night to me. I’m [...]


Which Man Deserves to Win Maggie’s Heart?

Who are the Men in Maggie’s Life? The last thing Maggie Galloway was looking for when Thomas Harper moved to town was romance! But it’s quite difficult to avoid meeting a man when your son and [...]


Meet the Heroine from Secrets and Wishes, my Upcoming Release!

I’m doing something a little different this week on the blog. I’d like you to meet the leading lady from my upcoming novel: The release of Secrets and Wishes, the sequel to Rumors and [...]


How Pastor Nikola Dimitrov Shares the Four Gospels in a Unique Way

  Nikola Dimitrov is a pastor, writer, and translator who grew up on the other side of what was once referred to as the Iron Curtain. I’ve not met him but was intrigued when I learned about [...]

How a Second Career as an Author Emerged from Carrie Fancett Pagels Battle with Chronic Illness

Carrie Fancett Pagels, Ph.D. and I first met at an ACFW conference a few years ago. We are both clients of the the Hartline Literary Agency, though we have different agents. I was delighted to [...]


Why Didn’t I Participate in NaNoWriMo?

National Novel Writing Month. So what’s not to like about a month devoted to writing a novel . . . in a month? In a way, it gives honor to the people that slog away at the keyboard every day [...]


Day 36 – Grace in a Verse

Verse of the Day Psalm 34:18 – The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed. In the New Living Translation this verse gives unabashed hope to the [...]


Day 25 of 40 Days of Grace – Birthdays and Blessings

Day 25 – Celebrating my husband’s birthday was a reminder of the grace in life every day. We can’t take the next day for granted, so why do we worry? Conversely, we can look back over all the [...]


Day 14 of 40 Days of Grace – What Do You Hear in the Quiet Places?

Day 14 – For as long as most of us have the gift of hearing we are blessed. Is there anything nicer than hearing the words, “I love you” from a significant other or your own child? Beautiful [...]

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