Monthly Archives: February 2013

True Confession

I don’t know about anyone else, but I generally feel insecure about writing fiction. For one thing, a little over three years ago, I had never heard of plotting a novel, writing compelling dialogue, keeping a scene in one character’s POV, or critique partners. I didn’t pen my first fictional word until three years ago, … Continue reading »

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She Never Had a Rejection, By Carol Barnier

Today, I’m pleased to have Carol Barnier as my guest. I couple months back I read the following article in the Word Serve Water Cooler, and loved it. After contacting Carol, she not only graciously agreed to let me reprint it here, she also guested on Living the Body of Christ a couple of times. … Continue reading »

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, February 14th. How was it observed in earlier days? Since I write historical romance as well as contemporary, I’m always interested in the customs of days gone by. From what I’ve found, as far back as the 15th Century, flowers were given to express love. Lovers in that time period also gave each … Continue reading »

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Everybody Worries

  What? You worry about things, too? Everyone worries—whether it’s a young person starting out into the world, parents raising their children, professionals building their careers, the elderly concerned about health, you get the idea. I’m pretty sure writers are in there somewhere. Questions continually plague me. Maybe my manuscript is lacking and my hero … Continue reading »

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The Winner of “In the Shadow of Sinai” Is …

The winner of “In the Shadow of Sinai” by Carole Towriss is Gail Pallotta!!! Thank you all for entering.

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Pam Hillman on the IC Hotseat today!

Today, we’ve invited Pam Hillman to the IC Hotseat. Time to get to know the author of the book Claiming Mariah. As a child or teenager, did you ever dream of being an author? I knew I wanted to be a writer as soon as I discovered that people used their imagination to string written … Continue reading »

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