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 […]

What God and Geeks Have in Common

As a writer, I sometimes fall into “geek-out mode” about my own book.  As in, “it rivals the geekery I had about Lord of the Rings during my teenage years.”  That kind of geek mode. I think about it all day.  My characters are constantly on my mind.  I am going squeeee! over random details that nobody […]

7 Ways Your Characters Might Be Weak (And 11 Ways to Fix Them!)

I’ve been working on my science-fiction trilogy for almost ten years now.  (Whew, it seems like an eternity!)  I started writing it at fourteen years old, and often dreamed of being like Christopher Paolini and becoming a famous published teenager. Now, looking back, I am so, SO glad I didn’t get published back then! My story, my […]

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 […]