I’ve signed a contract with Clean Reads to have my young adult novel published!!! My writing career has been a long, topsy-turvy journey. I’ve almost given up on numerous occasions, but God has always given me enough encouragement (usually through wonderful fellow writers) to keep me going. Meeting the goal of having a publishing contract,… Read More Big Announcement!!!
Fear has been fighting to gain control of my life in recent weeks as I prepare to embark on a new adventure. In exactly two days, I will be flying 3,000 miles across the Atlantic to begin a 6-month journey of growing in God’s love and sharing that love with the world. I will be… Read More Fear – Guest Post by Michaela Mininger
Let’s face it, it seems that more and more people in our society treat Christians as though we are clueless idiots. I’m sure we’ve all come across it. It’s evident in how Christians are portrayed on TV shows and movies. And it’s not just on television, we have to deal with prejudices against our Christian… Read More Five Tips For Dealing With People Who Think You’re Dumb Because Of Your Beliefs
It was another hectic day full of many errands and lots and lots of coffee. Due to a miscommunication, my mom had to stay at work longer than normal and needed me to bring her some lunch. We were out of all sandwich-making food, so I drove into town to pick up a sandwich from… Read More Beautiful Chaos – Guest Post By Michaela Mininger
I bet you thought this post was going to be about how I pray for a popular music group to be set straight, stop their sinful ways. Nope, not the case. I just really like Twenty One Pilots. I don’t care if it’s unusual for a person born before 1980 to like them or even… Read More I Pray For Twenty One Pilots
Writing is an overwhelming career. It’s not just about putting the imaginary world that lives in our head onto paper for others to enjoy. That’s half of being an author. The fun half. The other half is evil. No other word for it. I lie. There is another word for it. It’s marketing. Writers pour… Read More Writing: The Impossible Career
I have a literary agent!!! I signed a contract with Hartline Literary Agency. This is big news, dear readers. It means I’m one step closer to publication. One step on a very long road. Seriously. Don’t expect me to come back anytime soon announcing a publishing contract. It takes time. A lot of it.… Read More Woo Hoo! Big Announcement!
This past Saturday, I participated in my first Muddler. It’s a 5K race with mud related obstacles. The end result is mud being everywhere, and I mean everywhere. But it’s for a good cause. It supports our military personnel “who suffer injuries of the mind, body, or soul.” So why didn’t I just donate the… Read More Bragging Rights
I open my eyes, close them again, and snuggle my feet under my dog. “Get up,” I whisper to myself. Yep, I talk to myself. A lot. I turn over and throw the covers over my head. “Get up.” This goes on for awhile until I finally drag myself out of bed, stumble to the… Read More Good Intentions and Coffee
Here are just a a few of some of my favorite writing quotes. Enjoy! “It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.” —Ernest Hemingway “I think all writing is a disease. You can’t stop it.” —William Carlos Williams “If I waited until I… Read More Writing Quotes