Current Books

Information on current books.

Nadine Brandes Talks about “A Time to Die”

I e-met my next guest, Nadine Brandes, as a newbie writer on the ACFW Critique Loop. I loved her writing so much, not to mention the suggestions she had for mine, I begged her to join my first critique group. She’s been on this blog before, telling us about her editorial services—which I’ve gratefully used—but … Continue reading »

Categories: Author Interviews, Book Launch, Current Books, Dystopian, Fiction, Guest Author, Heroine, Speculative, Suspense, Teen, Writing Tips, Young Adult | Comments Off

A New Website for Readers Looking for Great Christian Fiction

Today, I’d like to tell you about a new website for readers of Christian fiction looking for a reasonably priced ebook read on an ever-broadening range of storylines—IndieChristianFictionSearch.Blogspot.com. “Ickfuss” (ICFS) to its friends. What is Indie Christian Fiction Search? It is THE site to find the latest releases of Christian fiction, written from the heart. … Continue reading »

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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 »

Categories: Agent/Publisher Info, Author Interviews, Book Launch, Current Books, Fiction, General Writing Tips, Guest Blogs, Independent Publishing, Self Publising, Writing Resources, Writing Tips, Writing Tips | 7 Comments

Heather Day Gilbert Interviews the Character Thomas Spencer from Her New Novel MIRANDA WARNING

Today, I’m interviewing Thomas Spencer, a lawyer at Meredith and Jenkins, LLP. He and his wife, Tess, have been married for just about two years now and live in the small town of Buckneck, West Virginia. Tess is spending a lot of time sleuthing these days, and I wanted to check in with Thomas about … Continue reading »

Categories: Author Interviews, Book Launch, Character Interview, Contemporary, Current Books, Fiction, Guest Author, Guest Blogs, Independent Publishing, Self Publising, Suspense | 2 Comments

Camy Tang on Writing, Independent Publishing and Knitting

It’s always so wonderful to have an author back on IC for a second visit. Mostly because it means I haven’t offended her yet ;o). Which is why I am excited to have Camy Tang here today to add some insight to the worlds of writing, independent publishing and, yes, knitting. Camy, thank you for … Continue reading »

Categories: Author Interviews, Book Launch, Contemporary, Current Books, Fiction, General Writing Tips, Guest Author, Guest Blogs, Historical, Independent Publishing, Regency, Romance, Suspense, Writing Tips, Writing Tips | 4 Comments

Nadine Brandes’ Editing Services

Connie here. A few years ago I began using the ACFW large critique loop in order polish my first manuscript. There, I met Nadine Brandes, a young woman whose critiques of my work I LOVED, and her own writing was extraordinary. Just recently we came into contact again and I discovered not only does she … Continue reading »

Categories: Author Interviews, Current Books, General Writing Tips, Guest Author, Self Publising, Writing Resources, Young Adult | 3 Comments

Why This Published Author Decided to Self-Publish! By MaryLu Tyndall

The writing industry is changing. And in my opinion, for the better! I am the author of more than fourteen novels, all historical romances, all published by Barbour Publishing. I started my career back in 2005 when I received my first contract for a Christian Pirate trilogy, and it’s been a wild ride ever since! … Continue reading »

Categories: Agent/Publisher Info, Announcements, Book Launch, Current Books, Fiction, Guest Author, Guest Blogs, Historical, It's Complicated, Musings, On My Mind, Romance, Suspense, Writing Tips, Writing Tips | 13 Comments

Denise Hunter on “Dancing with Fireflies”

Today, I am super-excited to be interviewing one of my favorite authors, Denise Hunter. She’s been a favorite since I read the book Seaside Letters a few years ago. If you haven’t read her novels, I suggest you check them out right now. We’ll wait … <Connie hums a tune. Denise taps her fingers on … Continue reading »

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Welcome Linda J. White to IC Today

  I love it when the great authors are local to me!!! Though Linda White lives in Virginia (a little south), I met her at a book signing this past year at Books-A-Million, right here in Hanover, Maryland. So of course I hounded her for an interview :o). And she graciously accepted. So, Linda, tell … Continue reading »

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Please Welcome JoAnn Durgin

Today, we welcome JoAnn Durgin, who is an estate administration paralegal in a Louisville, Kentucky law firm and lives in southern Indiana. She is the author of The Lewis Legacy Series and Christmas novella, Meet Me Under the Mistletoe and its sequel, Starlight, Star Bright. JoAnn has also written her fifth full-length novel, Catching Serenity, … Continue reading »

Categories: Author Interviews, Contemporary, Fiction | 14 Comments