Monthly Archives: September 2012

How the ACFW Conference Sparked a Fertile Imagination—Just Not Mine

  Imagine … (Cue dramatic soap-opera music here) Your wife flies off to Dallas to attend the ACFW Writer’s conference. You stay home from work to take care of the kids. Your usual workday has been replaced with homework-help, baths, and cooking—I mean ordering—pepperoni pizza and Stromboli. You miss your wife (after all, this is … Continue reading »

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Whose Review Should You Let Stick?

A few years ago a woman read the book You Are Special, by Max Lucado to our homeschool group. Yes, this is a children’s book and we were all adults. She wasn’t recommending the story for us to read to our children. She was recommending this book for us as homeschoolers. Now, I’m recommending it … Continue reading »

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Where Do You Get Your Ideas?

If you’re a fiction author, do you often hear the question, Where do you get all your ideas? If you don’t write but are a reader, do you ever wonder how authors come up with such neat ideas for their stories? I’m not sure I can answer that question, since it probably varies with each … Continue reading »

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Internet Problems Aren’t Too Big for God

Traveling full time in an RV is an exciting adventure – an opportunity to meet lots of wonderful people and experience the historical sites, the national parks, and the beauty  our United States has to offer.  However, one of the most frustrating aspects is the variation in internet access. And any author can tell you … Continue reading »

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