Encouragement for Writers

Whether we’re beginning writers or multi-published, we all get discouraged. Sometimes it’s tempting to say, “I quit.” But, I hope this post offers a bit of insight and hope. When I read passages from the Bible, I can’t help but relate them to the task of writing. This morning Psalm 37: 4 jumped out at […]

Spotlight on Regina Merrick

About the book:  She’s always gotten everything she’s wanted. He thinks he has to give up everything. Her best friend’s wedding is foremost on Lucy Dixon’s radar. Her biggest concern is once again meeting Tom Livingston, who has ignored her since an idyllic date on the boardwalk of Myrtle Beach the previous summer. At least, […]

Spotlight on Gail Pallotta

About the book:  The Church is under attack.  Ann Jones works to save her faith. James Crawford wants to protect her. Breaking Barriers is book eight in the Love Is series. Each novella takes a phrase from I Corinthians 13: 4 – 8. The one for Breaking Barriers is “it (love) is not easily angered.” […]

Welcome, author Alexis Goring

Gotta say: I’m reading this book right now. June About the book: Wedding photographer Michelle Hadley has a passion for diversity and believes that love comes in all colors. So, she’s working hard to convince editors to feature her clients’ images on the covers of the mainstream bridal and wedding magazines. Despite having a career […]

Spotlight on Nike Chillemi

About the book: THAT SPECIAL ONE: New Adult, Contemporary Romantic Suspense   College freshman Ivy Chalmers moved in with her aunt and uncle in Arroyo, Texas. She needed to get away from her alcoholic and weed smoking mother.  Ivy longed for a different life than the revolving-door-men in her mom’s life. Making a one-eighty, she […]

Spotlight on April Smith

About the book:  Grace Summer lands herself in a melon load of trouble when she becomes torn between the boy of her dreams and the boy almost next door. As the newly-crowned Watermelon Queen, she is thrust into the spotlight, meets the dreamy Warren Hartley, and continues trying to get over an accident that rocked […]

Spotlight on Joanie Bruce

About the book:  “You’ll pay for this. I’ll get you both.” Computer expert Lexi Wynn is frightened. Someone is after her, but she doesn’t know why. Is it because of her past or because she was thrust into a deadly bank robbery and might identify the ones responsible? Escaping a failed kidnapping attempt and not […]

Confession Time

I don’t know about anyone else, but I generally feel insecure about writing fiction. For one thing, a little over eight years ago, I had never heard of plotting a novel, writing compelling dialogue, keeping a scene in one character’s POV, or critique partners. I didn’t pen my first fictional word until 2010, and I […]

Spotlight Shining on Author Alice K. Arenz

About the book:  Riley Carr has been best friends with Amy Lawton since they were toddlers.  While Amy awaits her discharge from the Army, Riley’s been left in charge of helping to arrange “a very small, intimate ceremony with no fanfare” for Amy and her fiancé. But, Riley has something else in mind.   With […]

Welcome, Author Laura Hilton

About the book: After her fiancé dies in a buggy accident, Lydia Hershberger is invited to Jamesport to manage her Mennonite aunt’s gift store while her aunt and uncle are on a mission trip. While there, Lydia gets acquainted with her aentie’s best friend, Bethel Bontrager, and her grown son, Caleb. Lydia is surprised to […]