Category: Inspiration


November is a season of thanksgiving in our country. For Christians it is our yearly opportunity to give thanks to God, and our yearly reminder to live with gratitude to God and to other people every day of the year. For the next few… Continue Reading “THANKSGIVING Part 1”

Called to Write

Called to Write: Seven Principles to Become a Writer on Mission By Edna Ellison & Linda Gilden                    Published by New Hope Publishers in 2014 Available in print and digital formats. Called to Write is written for Christians who God has called to write for… Continue Reading “Called to Write”

Cheryl B.Klein

Last week I shared Cheryl Klein’s book Second Sight with you. Lots of meat in that one. This past weekend I attended the SCBWI-Carolinas Conference in Charlotte, NC. I picked up Klein’s new book The Magic Words: Writing Great Books for Children and Young Adults. I can… Continue Reading “Cheryl B.Klein”

Crafting Stories for Children

The Writer’s Guide to Crafting Stories for Children By Nancy Lamb         Published by Writer’s Digest Books in 2001   The Writer’s Guide to Crafting Stories for Children has been one of the most influential books ON MY SHELF. My copy is thoroughly highlighted, and… Continue Reading “Crafting Stories for Children”

Josie Jo’s Got to Know

Josie Jo’s Got to Know Written by Dee Dee Parker. Illustrated by Jenny Allen. Published by Pinfeather Press in 2005.   My sweet and gentle friend, Dee Dee Parker, wrote and published Josie Jo’s Got to Know through much heartache. Dee Dee has triumphed… Continue Reading “Josie Jo’s Got to Know”

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