How God Used My Fictional Character to Teach Me True Things

What if our characters are real?  What if they are actually the souls of unborn children who died before birth, and God gives them to authors as inspiration for characters in our stories?  What if we will meet all our characters someday in heaven? When I came up with that fun fictional concept last week, I […]

Simmer Starters – Mar. 6, 2015

First, I have to share these three Simmer Starter links that directly correlate to the series on love that I have going right now.  If you don’t check out any of the other links, read these! The Three Sieves (Tim Challies) – Amen and amen!  This is on my mind too, all the time.  I love the […]

6 Favorite Brother-Sister Relationships in Fiction

Romance.  Parent and child.  Sisterhood.  Brotherhood.  Sibling groups.  Friendships.  Partners.  Mentor and student.  Master and servant.  Leader and followers. Personally, although I enjoy reading about many different kinds of relationships, I’m a big sucker for a strong brother-sister friendship, mostly because the trilogy I’ve been writing for almost 10 years, The Kraesinia Trilogy, centers around […]

Three Great Story Crafting Tips

The funny thing about writing fiction is that the more you know about making your stories good, the harder it gets to write them! Here are some of the best writing tips I have learned and implemented recently, along with the great resources where I found them.  These have really revitalized my writing habits and […]