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Wednesday Writing Inspiration

Wednesday Writing Inspiration

A friend of mine sent me a quote by George MacDonald earlier this week, so I was inspired to share a few with you guys. 🙂 George MacDonald has always been one of my favorite authors. C.S. Lewis even credited him as an inspiration for his own writing.  My favorite book of his is Heather […]

Relax and Watch More Star Trek

A couple of months ago our leadership training at church asked us to write letters to our younger selves. I may post that one day, but this is an updated version of a post I did as part of a collection The Scriblerians did a couple of years ago. Gretchen, you’ve finished middle school. Whew! […]

Fall Update

Fall Update

Hi! I’m finally updating. So, for the last few months I’ve been praying for direction on moving. I’ve thought about building, buying, renting, living in a hole in the ground… you name it. I’ve finally come to the grand conclusion of nothing! I don’t feel like I’ve heard a direct word from the Lord yet, […]

My Biggest Fear

My Biggest Fear

Two weeks ago we made plans for Fall Break. My husband had a business trip in Parker, Arizona so we decided to go to Las Vegas. It’s not my favorite location for a family vacation, but there are some things about the city we all really enjoy and some activities we wanted to do. My […]

My Journey to Success

No, this is not a post about a successful person explaining how they achieved success whether it be a multi-million dollar career or a post of great power. I’m talking about the journey to success, which is highly personal. The getting there. Expectations One of the many things I’ve learned professionally that applies directly to writing is […]

Cover Reveal: The Final Paladin

I am excited about the cover reveal for T.J. Akers’ The Final Paladin. It’s set both in the very real Five Points area of Victorian New York City and in a fantasy world. Back Cover Copy: Life for Peg Bowman is rough in the infamous slums of Five Points, New York, but her brother’s murder changes […]

Two Movies To Add To Your List

Two Movies To Add To Your List

Hey, guys! Yeah, still no fall update… I’m continuing to pray through some of those big decisions. This week I’d like to share two movies which have totally inspired me to get back to my writing. 🙂 1.) Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice) As a wild youth, elementary school student Shouya Ishida sought to […]