All in inspiration
I was driving down one of the main streets in my town, my head wrapped up in storyland as I fleshed out one of my characters. High on the sunshine pouring through my open window and the major plot point that had just clicked into place, I cruised right on past the line of...
I know Thanksgiving probably seems like a strange time to talk about romantic heroes, but my own hero, Jonathan, was born 28 years ago today and I could not be more thankful! So while we're counting blessings I thought I'd round up 28 reasons I'm most thankful for this man, and what makes him my hero.
As of this last week, Fall is in full-swing here in the Blue Ridge Mountains! The leaves are a riot of gold and crimson against the dusky blue of surrounding mountains and it makes my heart thrill to live in the midst of all this beauty. If Autumn were contained in a glass I could never drink my fill of her.
This past weekend I attended my first ever American Christian Fiction Writers conference. Over 550 authors and aspiring writers gathered together in Nashville for 3 days of fellowship, workshops, and worship! I'm highlighting some of the biggest things I learned this weekend that weren't necessarily taught in a workshop.
I like to say that our story began at Virginia Tech, but really it began long before then. It began before the creation of the world, when God in his infinite wisdom laid out the pages of our lives. Writing the very moment when two of his children, born on opposite sides of the country, one in California and one in North Carolina, would cross miles and state-lines to come together at just the right moment in a small college town in Southwest VA.
I'm working on a series following four girls through their time at the fictitious Oakmont College in Glen Oak, Virginia. But before there were the Oakmont Girls there were the Oak Manor Girls or OMG as our townhouse became known. While I'm not basing my characters and story lines specifically off of our college experience, I'm hoping...