I met Erica Vetsch almost 2 years ago at ACFW in Indianapolis. It was a pretty memorable event. We met just outside the bar, waiting to shmooze with the Seekers - and I think I was already in my frumpy pajamas. (To the left is a pic of me, Mary Connealy, and Erica. Cute bunch,… Continue reading Springs of Inspiration with Erica Vetsch
How many of you do NOT know this hymn? If you raised your hand, then it's IMPERATIVE that you click here and listen to it. Here's another version by John Michael Talbot. This Medieval song is a combination of a Latin poem and an ancient melody known at Divinum Mysterium. For those who enjoy solid… Continue reading Songs of Christmas – Of the Father’s Love Begotten
While at ACFW I have the wonderful opportunity to meet people I'd only chatted with online. Of course, meeting the fabulous FIFITEEN of Seekerville is always a delight - and getting to hug on my fellow Alley Cats from The Writers Alley was another joy. But I also got to meet marvelous ladies like… Continue reading Friends in ‘westerly’ places
Just a quick stop in to share some pictures from ACFW. You can see some more over at The Writers Alley. It's been a fun time so far. I'm not expecting crazy stuff to happen (unless I'm spending time with the Seekers), so the HIGHLIIGHT of my trip has been getting to meet some of… Continue reading ACFW!!
It's time for another visit from one of the fabulous fifteen of Seekerville. Cara Lynn James, author of Love on a Dime and Love By the Book, has an impressive contest history of winner of The Noble Theme (now Genesis contest) and a finalist in the Golden Heart. Her stories pack a sweet combination of history, fun,… Continue reading Conference Tips with Cara Lynn James
There are some people God brings into your life at the perfect time for the perfect reason. Steeple Hill Love Inspired author, Audra Harders, was one of those people to me last year at ACFW. Besides being a partner in workshop 'sneaking', Audra was also an encourager during my nervousness. She took me under her… Continue reading Conference Tips with Audra Harders
Well, if you've been a frequent follower of this blog, you're already well aware of what a Connealy fan I am. I happily own all of her books, and look forward to her newest releases- especially more of the Kincaid Brides series. Now, let me tell you that one of the highlights of my first… Continue reading Conference Tips with Mary Connealy
With hometown hospitality and good-ol-fashion sense, Missy Tippens brings her conference tips to you today. Missy is one of the awesome 15 of Seekerville, a writing blog to inspire and entertain. Missy's fiction with Southern Flare are filled with a real sense of homecoming - sometimes an actual physical homecoming of the characters, but certainly… Continue reading Conference Tips with Missy Tippens
If you've followed me at all, you know I'm a BIG fan of the Seekers! And.... Today (FRIDAY) I AM THEIR special guest blogger. Please stop by and give me a 'shout'. I hear there giving away some fabulous prizes too!
If you don't know this already, I am a member of a fantastic group writing blog known as The Writers Alley. It's such a fun place to be - with nine awesome aspiring authors to help bounce ideas, share prayer requests, enjoy funny moments, and gab about writing. Interestingly enough though, many of us have… Continue reading A Visit with Author Krista Phillips