Welcome, Debut Author Sara Foust

Merry Christmas, Sara. Thanks for sharing your debut novel with us all month. Tell us about your book. Talk about the main characters and your goals for them. Why did you set your story in the location you did?   Kat’s brother Callum died when they were children in a horrific accident that Kat has […]

Welcome Debut Author Sara Foust

Welcome, back, Sara. Tell us about the story. What prompted you to write this story and where did you get your ideas for the plot? The idea for Callum’s Compass came originally from a local myth here involving whether or not “black panthers” live in the remote mountains. The idea changed and grew over time […]

Welcome Debut Author Sara Foust

For the month of December, I’ve asked debut author Sara Foust to introduce herself to my blog readers. Each week on Thursday we’ll learn something new. Welcome, Sara.  Tell us about yourself. Why did you begin writing and why do you write in the genre you do? I have been writing since I was a […]

Welcome Nike Chillemi

I’m excited to welcome author Nike Chillemi today. She’s talking about a “new to me” genre emerging onto the Christian market. New Adult. Let’s learn more. New Adult is a category just making its way into Christian fiction. It’s dominated by contemporary romance novels and novellas set in college or on that first professional job […]

Author Spotlight Shining on Betty Slade

About the book: Artist Millie Montgomery leaves Paris and a budding romance with Rik Hansson, a Swedish art history professor. She accepts a position as the Head Curator of Brantwood Art Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico, but her career is compromised when she becomes the prime suspect in one of the largest art heists […]

A PEEK INSIDE: Restoration of the Heart

I love to use  actors to represent my characters. I picture my hero and heroine in my mind then scroll through photos of people I think might “look like” my characters. Then when I write a description of that character, I have a visual representation.  What’s strange is I know my character well before I […]

Welcome Lynne Tagawa

This week we’re focusing on Lynne’s research. What kind of research did you do? Are there any behind the scenes fun facts we should know?     A Twisted Strand is a romantic suspense novel involving a genetically engineered virus. Okay, so this virus doesn’t really exist, but what about basic science? Is such a […]

A Peek Inside: Restoration of the Heart

A Peek Into: Restoration of the Heart When my husband and I visited Salida, Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountains, we decided to take a trip to an old mining ghost town. St. Elmo’s. At almost 10,000 feet, we toured this well-preserved, 1890’s town, once a thriving silver mining settlement. The remains inspired […]