All posts for the month January, 2016

Simmer Starters – January 29, 2016

Fairy Tales Could Be Older Than You Ever Imagined (Erin Blakemore) – Did you know that some fairy tales (in older versions) may have been around since before the Flood??  Considering we know very little about the world before the Flood, it kind of changes your perception, doesn’t it? The New Sexual World Order is So […]

Great Books for Teaching Little Ones About God

A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest. ― C.S. Lewis I am rather persnickety in choosing Christian literature to share with my kids – a 4 year old, 3 year old, almost 2 year old, and a baby.  It is of utmost importance to […]

Simmer Starters – January 22, 2016

Land Travel Before Engines (Chris Winkle) – This is an incredibly useful article for any author whose characters are going on a journey!  And full of interesting factoids, too…like this one! “It was uncommon for any overland travel to go much faster than human walking speed. That’s because when we’re fit, humans are the epitome of […]

Flash Fiction: “Catastrophe”

This is the first of two flash fiction pieces that were requested by winners of my blog giveaway last year (long overdue, my apologies!).  Fellow author H.L. Burke wanted me to write a flash piece about “cat invaders.”  So without further ado… 😀 Catastrophe The head of Secret Service stood by the drapes, sweat dripping down […]

Simmer Starters – January 16, 2016

Hooray!!  The Simmer Starters are back!  I’ve been saving links ever since I stopped blogging…it will be hard to pick the best. 😀 Blue Pomegranates (Abby Jones) – “[The famous pastor’s] response was to lump all fantastical type stories into a form of discontentment for the world God has created. Not only did he put Twilight […]