Yes, I have the hubris to quote myself. One of my favorite sayings is, “I prefer my chocolate and friends in quality not quantity.” I’m amending that to books. For the past 4-5 years I’ve set out to read 100 books per year and won that goal. I devoured light, fun fiction. The past two […]
I am so excited to have Sarah Delena White in the hot seat today! Her debut novel, Halayda, was one of my favorite books of 2017, and I’ve been eagerly anticipating the release of Rothana. I loved the world or rather worlds in this book, a steampunk “real world” and the Fae realm not to […]
It’s no secret that I loathe the whole thing that makes 48 other states jealous – not observing Daylight Savings Time. Normally, I reserve my complaints for “Spring Forward” where I get to enjoy SEVEN MONTHS of time-zone purgatory. I get to look forward to 4:45 a.m. sunrises, nothing makes me feel more like a […]
[This is an update from a blog post I did on my own site a few years ago. The title, like many from my page is a song title, in this case a Billy Joel song] Do you sometimes wonder who you are? Do you sometimes feel like the world’s biggest poseur? To celebrate my […]
We’re continuing to host the Mythic Orbits blog here on the New Authors Fellowship. I was able to send Bear Publishing’s Travis Perry some questions about his writing, the industry, and inspiration. Read on to learn more about the military man who can speak far more languages than anyone I know.
I wrote this post a year ago and decided to update it one year later. After I won the ACFW Genesis award for my manuscript, The Barber Surgeon. No, winning the Genesis did not grant me an agent or a publishing contract although it can, and likely will (I hope!) help move me farther along […]
Today on the blog, I want to talk about one of the mediums that words impact me the most. Music. I know people fall into many different camps when it comes to worship music – hymns, modern, contemporary, fast, slow, rock, acoustic, and everything in between. There’s something special about music. There is power in […]