Monthly Archives: August 2014

My Secret Room

Anna ushered her best friend through the new house. “We closed last Friday. It’s all ours now.” “Congratulations. It’s beautiful, Anna. So clean and neat.” Janie laughed. “I’ll bet you scrubbed every inch before you let me in the door.” Anna grinned at how close to the truth her friend was. She brushed her fingers … Continue reading »

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Vanessa’s Character Picks August 31, 2014

Here are some posts that caught the eyes of the IC characters roaming here: Fun Friday – Aug. 29, 2014 Sarah Sundin ~ In Perfect Time Digest powered by RSS Digest

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Randy Ingermanson on The Snowflake Method, Independent Publishing and ACFW

What a thrill to host the inimitable Randy Ingermanson on IC today. It was learning Randy’s Snowflake Method of story development that made the process of novel creation a reality for me so many years ago. So when I found out Randy had decided to publish a “How To” book on writing using the Snowflake … Continue reading »

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Vanessa’s Character Picks August 28, 2014

Here are some posts that caught the eyes of the IC characters roaming here: 3 Reasons Why Rejection is Good Share a Blessing You Are Not Alone Mao and the Four Pests Krista Phillips ~ A Side of Faith One Reason Why Marriages Fail Weirdest Booksigning Experience Guest Post: Why the Classics Live On Storm … Continue reading »

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Vanessa’s Character Picks August 24, 2014

Here are some posts that caught the eyes of the IC characters roaming here: All Mixed Up Terralton Abbey from PRELUDE FOR A LORD Fun Fridays – August 22, 2014 Stephanie Kehr | Featured YA Author Lindsay McCaul ~ One More Step Who is Your Audience? A Perfect Proposal Publishers Are From Mercury, Authors are … Continue reading »

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Does Jesus Have Tattoos?

Hmm. Good question. Well, Isaiah 49: 16 says, “See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands.”   All kidding aside. I’d like to talk about one of my favorite scriptures. Romans 8: 38-39. “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present not the future, … Continue reading »

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What Do You See?

Julia skirted a mud puddle while a memory from her childhood danced through her mind. Outside the church, her older cousin, Sue, hurried across the country road to the church. Julia, at the age of seven, loved stomping in puddles after a rain, and the one beside her cousin looked far too inviting.  “Julia Brown!” … Continue reading »

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Vanessa’s Character Picks August 17, 2014

Here are some posts that caught the eyes of the IC characters roaming here: Destined for Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon Fun Friday – August 15, 2014 Kelly Irvin ~ A Plain Love Song Kombucha Tea and the Scandalous Violin with Camille Elliot author of Prelude for a Lord Digest powered by RSS … Continue reading »

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Driftwood Tides, By Gina Holmes—A Review

If I had to describe my favorite kind of Christian fiction, I’d say it’s the kind that portrays Christians in all shapes and sizes, because that is how our Creator designed us—A mosaic of broken fragments of color, pieced together to form a masterpiece of beauty. That is not only how one could describe the … Continue reading »

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Vanessa’s Character Picks August 14, 2014

Here are some posts that caught the eyes of the IC characters roaming here: Discoverability Writer, Know Thyself! Digest powered by RSS Digest

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