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…

Hurry Up and Wait

Our family dog, Ziva, is a Boerboel or South African Mastiff. She is huge! Many times, she is patient—she sits or lies patiently beside me while I type away at my computer. But when she needs something—food, potty break, attention—she is NOT patient. She becomes a humongous writhing mass of paws, tongue and tan body….

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…