Fiction Book Reviews, God's grace, inspirational fiction

Springs of Inspiration with Siri Mitchell

Anyone else 'Spring Forward' yesterday? 🙂 Hopefully most of us did...or at least have caught up with the 'springing' now. To bring in the spring, I'm starting a month long series on Springs of Inspiration - spiritual change in fiction. Siri Mitchell is my guest today. I just finished reading her newest novel, The Messenger,… Continue reading Springs of Inspiration with Siri Mitchell

Fiction Book Reviews

Fun Posts and a new Review

Hey guys, I'm blogging at The Writers Alley on Monday about the Green Eyed Monster 😉 But Sunday, don't forget to stop by and check out Jennifer Slattery's post-conference tips. And my review for Deeanne Gist's newest novel, Love on the Line, is up at http://www.pepperbasham.com

Christian authors, inspirational fiction

Conference Tips with Ruth Logan Herne

For the unpubbed author, there is nothing better than finding people who support and encourage you. People who teach and guide you. People who tell you the truth, critique with love, and have a snarky sense of humor. Ruth Logan Herne has been one of those people for me! One of the fabulous fifteen of… Continue reading Conference Tips with Ruth Logan Herne

inspirational fiction, Writing Tips

Indiana Jones – Plotting like the Movies ;-)

I'm blogging at The Writers Alley today about plotting with Indiana Jones. Stop by and have a little fun with me and our whip-weilding hero. And join The Writers Alley for the next two weeks as we talk about story structure by using some of our favorite movies. It's Summer at the Cinema Meet Me… Continue reading Indiana Jones – Plotting like the Movies 😉

England, God's grace

This Week on Words Seasoned with Salt

On Monday, join me as a display the pictures that inspire my stories. Storybuilding Places. The scenery that builds the set for the characters in my historical, contemporary, and speculative fiction novels. Wednesday is a devo-writing post about Who is Jesus - Knowing Your Characters from the Inside Out Stop by Friday for latest news… Continue reading This Week on Words Seasoned with Salt

God's grace

Writing Dialogue with The Woman At the Well

Ever just been WOWED by a scene in a book? Maybe the descriptions bloomed with detail, the characters flickered to life, or the plot gripped at your heartstrings like candy in the hands of a 3 year old. Or maybe… Something in the dialogue captured you and deepened ALL of the above. Ever read a… Continue reading Writing Dialogue with The Woman At the Well

Fiction Book Reviews, God's grace, inspirational fiction

More Than Meets The Eye

Needless to say, the Bible is a fount of deeper truth. There is a story on the surface, but a treasure of meaning hidden just beneath. It’s probably old hat to you guys, but a wonderful discovery to me. Each detail in the stories of the Bible are vital, even the ‘seemingly uninportant’ ones. In… Continue reading More Than Meets The Eye

Christian authors, God's grace, inspirational fiction

Love at First Thought with Siri Mitchell

Oh boy, a new week of wonderful guests. Wanna know who’s stopping by? Well, Wednesday, the lovely Patti Lacy is my guest. Friday, we get to enjoy the sweetness of Audra Harders. But today… Get ready for the fabulous Siri Mitchell. I just received Siri’s newest novel in the mail. A Heart Most Worthy. I… Continue reading Love at First Thought with Siri Mitchell

Fiction Book Reviews, God's grace, inspirational fiction

Love at First Thought with Ruth Logan Herne

I’m continuing with my blog series Love at First Thought, where authors share the inspiration behind their beautiful novels. I can’t tell you how pleased I am to have a very special person as guest today. In fact, she’s so special that I’ve adopted her. She’s my writing mother. Do you want to know the… Continue reading Love at First Thought with Ruth Logan Herne

Fiction Book Reviews

Love at First Thought with Margaret Brownley

Well, Margaret Brownley already knows this, but I’ll just share it again. I absolutely loved all the kissin’ that took place in her novel, A Suitor for Jenny. Love it. And it had such a great mix of humor and conflict (with nicely placed smooches inbetween), I could help but enjoy the read. Her first… Continue reading Love at First Thought with Margaret Brownley