Category Archives: Readin’, Ritin’ & Rithmetic

Postscript on Reviews

I received a mote after last week’s post on reviews. She asked me whether I thought review exchanges would be okay. To explain, there are writers — usually indie authors — who seek reviews by asking other writers to review … Continue reading

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Help

As most of you know, I am working on a new work in progress (WIP). It has been going well — generally following an outline with notes highlighting the beginning and end thoughts and specific scenes in between. As you … Continue reading

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(Christian) Romance

  One of the most daunting thing for a fictional writer trying to break into the publishing world, in my opinion, is the selection of a genre. There are sooo many choices, especially if you’re self-publishing. You can broadly choose … Continue reading

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Outlines

As a developmental editor, my friend Janyre Tromp preaches the importance of outlines and how they’re critical for attacking edits (even if you don’t use them for the actual writing). How/when do you use outlines and what do you use … Continue reading

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COVID-19

I’ll be honest. I was asked to read this short treatise about the pandemic. Typically I would shy away from equating natural disasters to acts of God. But I was drawn in by the cover and wanted to see how … Continue reading

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Putting My Hand in God’s

A friend of mine from Maine Fellowship of Christian Writers recently dropped an interesting devotional, Putting My Hand in God’s … Living the Raphah Way by Yvonne Blake. I  call it “interesting” because it isn’t a devotional in the true … Continue reading

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A Gift for You

My Name Is Sam … and Heaven Is Still Shining Through — the audio version — has been released for a couple of weeks and has already made a splash. However, I hadn’t had a chance to listen to the … Continue reading

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Raise the Curtain! Cover Reveals

It’s been an exciting couple of weeks. Last week we revealed the audio version of My Name Is Sam … and Heaven Is Still Shining Through is now available through Audible. Today I want to introduce you to Wisdom From … Continue reading

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Sam Speaks

It’s here! The audio version of My Name Is Sam … and Heaven Is Still Shining Through is now available through Audible! The audiobook formally dropped late last night and just gives you — the audience — another way to … Continue reading

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Who Is Speaking?

A couple of weeks ago during the live broadcast, I asked for some questions. I received a few and thought I would answer some this week. I did answer directly, but I am an advocate of the theory if one … Continue reading

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