Posts Tagged With: Connie Almony

What Inspired The Novel “Flee from Evil” by Connie Almony

What inspired the novel Flee from Evil, you ask? Though it is not actually a long story, it was long in the making. Let me tell you about it … Around 20 years ago I watched Mel Gibson play a character who rescued his son from kidnappers when law enforcement could no longer help him. … Continue reading »

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Writer As Creator

One of the amazing things about being a writer is how it gives one a glimpse of what it is like to be God. No, I do not have the power to alter realities … but I do have the power to alter “unrealities.” And oh what an exciting prospect. I can make new worlds … Continue reading »

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Jane Perrine and the Welcome Committee of Butternut Creek

Today, I’d like to introduce Jane Perrine, one of the co-authors of the non-fiction book, The Overcomers: Christian Authors Who Conquered Learning Disabilities, which I reviewed a few weeks ago. She has a new fiction release, The Welcome Committee of Butternut Creek, (which you can win a copy of by commenting below) and has not … Continue reading »

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The Overcomers: Christian Authors Who Conquered Learning Disabilities—A Review

The Overcomers: Christian Authors Who Conquered Learning Disabilitiesis the account of five different Christian authors and how they led successful careers—as writers no less—in spite of having learning disabilities. The authors recounting their stories include: Molly Noble Bull, Margaret Daley, Ginny Aiken, Jane Myers Perrine and Ruth Scofield. Though some battled the same disorder, each … Continue reading »

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Book Therapy–P.J. Sugar

            Today, I’d like to talk about Susan May Warren’s P.J. Sugar series, starting with Nothing But Trouble. It’s a three-book series featuring a character with a not-so-stellar past who’s trying to change her ways and honor God with her new life choices.             The first book begins with rejection from her aspiring-pastor boyfriend and … Continue reading »

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5 Great Blog Sites for Writers Who Want to Grow Their Audience

I don’t know about you, but I have been inundated by writer’s New Year’s resolutions and years-in-review. Then my husband grumbled this week how New Years is really a made up holiday, anyway. He asked, “Is there some cosmic force that began the year on January 1st and ended it on December 31st?” “Not really,” … Continue reading »

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Last Minute Christmas Ideas for Writers

Only four more days before Christmas and you haven’t figured out what to get your … uh … self. I know, Christmas is supposed to be about giving, not getting. So, um, maybe you can get these for a writer friend (then after calculating your Christmas cash, December 26th, buy them for yourself). What’s awesome … Continue reading »

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A Painted Man

Today we’re continuing the Fiction Fun theme, Unusual Meetings. Please comment at the bottom and tell us, would you date this man and why???? A Painted Man             Daniel glared at Craig as the side door to his brother’s Rancher-Style home opened. “Remind me why I’m doing this.” Craig widened the door to let him … Continue reading »

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Dry As Rain, by Gina Holmes–A Review

            I am so glad to be reviewing this book amongst the weeks when we here at Infinite Characters are engaged in a Fiction Fun challenge to write scenes about “Unusual Meetings,” because that’s how this book begins. An unusual meeting. The main character goes on a blind date, but, let’s just say, he doesn’t … Continue reading »

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Thankful for His Sovereignty

As I struggle for ideas of what to write on my appointed posting day for this website, and I run through the possibilities of joining the “thankful” crowd of bloggers while considering all I need to do to prepare for the upcoming holiday, I just came up blank. I wanted to do something different, but … Continue reading »

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