The True Measure of Success

The True Measure of Success

The world likes to define success by the measure of fame and fortune a person achieves. But in my morning devotions, I came across a definition of success that really gave me something to ponder. In my Bible footnotes, it defined success in God’s eyes as, “faithfully...
Interview +Giveaway with Elaine Stock

Interview +Giveaway with Elaine Stock

I’m honored to have inspirational author Elaine Stock as my guest today sharing about her writing and offering a GIVEAWAY!! Stick around for your chance to enter after the interview! ~ What is your favorite part of the writing process? Once I get past the very...
Discovering The First National Road

Discovering The First National Road

One of the joys of writing historical novels is the research involved. Recently, I stumbled across a bit of Illinois history that fit well with my WIP (work in progress). Check out my previous post: Novel Research ~ Making it Fun to learn more about my discovery of...
Hope ~ The Promise of Something Better

Hope ~ The Promise of Something Better

Today I’m honored to have Beth Westcott as my guest. She shares a message of the origin of hope and why it matters. She’s is offering an e-book copy of her debut novel, Meadow Song. Stick around to the end for the Rafflecopter Giveaway! Hope ~ The Promise...
Faith, Family and Friendship

Faith, Family and Friendship

Over the years I’ve collected a number of message cards that friends have given me. You know, the business-sized cards that have a pretty picture with a wise saying, Scripture verse, or declaration of friendship? Each one holds a special memory and message that...
Novel Research ~ Making It Fun

Novel Research ~ Making It Fun

One of the reasons I enjoy writing historical novels is the research. There is so much richness in learning about the past. Currently, while researching for Book 3 in my Prairie Sky Series (Under Moonlit Skies), I stumbled across a bit of Illinois history I...