Is it just me, or when a parent decides to set out and do something non-kid related, it's that exact moment all your kids decide to wind up and hoof you in the teeth? It's as if they're unanimously agreeing, "How dare you think of anything on this planet apart from us?" My kids are … Continue reading Writing A Book With Kids (WABWK)
Not every book I write has the fundamentals of my faith interwoven into the fabric of the story. In fact, most of the novels I write are just cool stories. For my debut, however, I wanted to choose one that hit a little closer to home. Yes, I’m going to attempt to publish a book … Continue reading Into the Publishing World and onto the Shelf
Straight up, I have a lot of books. That shouldn't come as much of a surprise to many of you. At Christmas, most of my presents are fresh printer-and-ink-smelling rectangles in tacky Christmas wrap, simply because I make it easy for my husband to guess what I want by constantly adding a pile of Marissa … Continue reading Can I be in your Shelfie?
Last year for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) I wrote a book called GATEWAYS (title is subject to change), and even though I got a late start last year, I polished off 50,000+ words without a hitch. Coincidentally it was only a few months after I had written my first Christmas themed novel called … Continue reading A STAIN OF RED
Yes, it's been a little while since we've talked. But I have good reasons, well, at least I think they are pretty good. After the Set Free Worship Conference I needed to take a big exhale and just let everything come back to me before I shared some of the amazing stuff that God did. … Continue reading NaNoWriMo
Sure. Why the heck not? I've had something brewing the last little while like a hot cup of slightly overcooked, grind infested java. Okay, minus the grind infested because apart from being mildly over analyzed, this idea doesn't have major grinds. Yes. Call me a weirdo. Everyone else probably does. But I've been dilly dallying … Continue reading Christmas in July?