3 “Must Reads” for Every Writer

Helping people shape their book concepts, tell their story, and focus their message to the readers who need it most has proven to be a real source of joy for me. It’s been a pleasant collision of my experience teaching writing and my familiarity with imagining concepts and crafting them into publishable books. My first […]

Finding Freedom in a CRASH

broken mirror

Stephen King begins a story with a main character who felt that life was smiling at her. She was mistaken, he writes, Life was actually baring its teeth, ready to bite her. That is the nature of life. It hits us hard at the times we least expect it. There is always a deep and […]

The Author is with Us

There is nothing like getting lost in a story. I love so many different storytellers: from John Irving to JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis to Stephen King (and yes, Harper Lee)….Stories are deeply affecting–they arehow we define ourselves, our world, and each other. As I was reading through the Gospel narratives of the birth of Jesus […]