My WIP (Work in Progress)

Hello Dear Readers and the literary curious, I’m in the editing phase with my first manuscript. (For about the tenth time. Who knew there was so much revision involved!) I can’t give you the title until after the results of ACFW’s First Impressions Contest because I entered it there. I am about 53,000 words into…

ACFW Conference 2018

Chapters, synopsis, one sheets, edited and printed. Folders organized. Business cards created. Outfits chosen and packed. Roommates found, and car loaded. I set off for Kokomo at 4 am to meet up with Abbey Downey for the drive to Nashville. I had my Bible, my water, my chocolate, my audiobook, and my expectations in the…

Prepping for ACFW Nashville

In less than a week I will be in Nashville at the annual conference of American Christian Fiction Writers. It is my first large conference. I am so glad I attended the much smaller Taylor University Professional Writer’s Conference in August on the advice of an Indiana ACFW member. It was a great way to…

Finding ACFW

I was led to ACFW in a series of coincidences that only God could have orchestrated. As I was called to be more serious about my writing, and God nudged me toward pursuing publication, I reached out to an author after reading a series of books she wrote. Nancy Moser returned my email in which…

Introduction-Blog #1

Hello Reader! I’ve always wanted to say that. To those of you who haven’t known me since childhood, let me introduce myself and give you a bit of my background. Since you found my site, I’m going to assume you know my name. (If not, it’s in the URL.) What you may not know if…