All posts for the month May, 2015

Simmer Starters – May 15, 2015

Oh my goodness, SO many good and interesting links came my way this past week!  So there are some great Simmer Starters today.  Lots of variety here. You Are God’s Workmanship (Jon Bloom at DesiringGod) – Ahhh, I love almost everything from Jon Bloom on this site, and this article I especially adore.  “When Paul says […]

Book Review: The Collar and the Cavvarach by Annie Douglass Lima

Bensin, a teenage slave and martial artist, is desperate to see his little sister freed. But only victory in the Krillonian Empire’s most prestigious tournament will allow him to secretly arrange for Ellie’s escape. Dangerous people are closing in on her, however, and Bensin is running out of time. With his one hope fading quickly […]

The Chadwick Chronicles, Chapter 4

This week it’s my turn to contribute to the serial fantasy story I’m writing with three other authors!  If you haven’t been following the Chadwick Chronicles or missed an installment, here is a quick roundup of all the links.  If you’ve read them all, scroll right past to Chapter 4! Character Intros Bea Brightbolt the sneaky […]

Simmer Starters – May 8, 2015

I read LOTS of interesting articles this past week!  That tends to happen when I am in a creative low, because I end up reading more non-fiction stuff.  Here are the Simmer Starters… How Christianity Invented Children (Pascal-Immanuel Gobry) – With sometimes shocking examples of how people often treated children in the ancient world, this writer […]

When the Creativity Switch is Set to “Off”

A lot of writers say to write every day.  Sometimes it’s touted as the key to success, or the mark of a “real writer.”  Supposedly when you do it every day it becomes an ingrained habit and writer’s block no longer plagues you because you’re used to just pushing ahead. I’m not so sure there’s […]