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
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
It only makes sense. As children of a Holy King we are fully equipped to be dragon slayers. One of the hard things I’ve had to learn in my twinkling twenties is that dragging around baggage into areas where the love of Jesus is supposed to shine is inappropriate, un-classy, and just plain bothersome. In … Continue reading Hunt Your Dragons before You Come
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?
Dreams. Dreamy dreams. Dreaming of dreamy dreams. We all have that one dream, the one that never goes away, even if life provides a heaping pile of lofty distractions. Occasionally something reminds us of it and we pause to go back to dreamland for a moment. We let out a long dramatic sigh and for … Continue reading A Glimpse of Rome Through Geeky Glasses