I’ll be the first to admit that a little knowledge of a subject can actually hurt you when writing. You know what they say about assuming anything. I assumed during the writing of my first two novels that I understood Victorian undergarments. To be more specific, I knew what they were and their basic function, I…… Continue reading Mentioning the Unmentionables
The Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival Founder presents her new book: Paris in Oakland “A deeply divided medical community left my daughter bedridden and fighting for her life in the pediatric intensive care unit” Here is what people are saying about Paris in Oakland: “I couldn’t put it down.” -Laurie P. “… [a] little gem of a book.” -Amazon Reviewer…… Continue reading Paris in Oakland ~ Eliza Hemenway + giveaway
May your day be full of remembrance of the new life we are promised through the sacrifice and resurrection of our Lord Jesus the Christ!
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King My rating: 5 of 5 stars Stephen King offers his more than qualified opinion on what makes good fiction. Rules are good, but the language and the style are probably the most important tools you can develop. In fact, as one example, he will tell…… Continue reading On Writing ~ Stephen King
Raising God’s Girl by MaryLou Graham My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have read my share of parenting books from Christian authors, but for some reason, I saw this one and felt the need to read it. I’m glad I did. Where I’ve encountered skewed scripture and shaming in other parental guides, this one…… Continue reading Raising God’s Girl, Empowering Parents to Raise Daughters with Conviction, Confidence and Courage ~ Rich and Mary Lou Graham
I sat in my car looking at the test and shook all over. Pregnant. I didn’t want it to be, though, I knew in my heart it was. How could God do this to me? My husband and I had asked Him for no more babies. My last one had been difficult, it had almost…… Continue reading Miracle Pregnancy
I posted this on a blog I had a few years ago. We put our tree up today and the situation is virtually the same. It brought my mind back to this post. We finally put up the Christmas tree in our small living room. It was an involved affair with moving book shelves, mountains…… Continue reading Knitting in the Tree