Friendship · In Real Life

This is SO my house

Look what I found on Facebook! Isn't this the best? It is SO my house. I live with four grown men, working men. Housekeeping? Well ... you get the picture. Add in three more teaching days with middle schoolers. Along with promotion of our Christmas anthology, as well as two (soon to be three) simultaneous… Continue reading This is SO my house

35-Day Author Blog Challenge 2015 · Friendship

Day 32: Hats off to my rooting squad!

Today's prompt asks for shout-outs.┬áBecause nobody creates books in a vacuum. There are always first readers and behind-the-scenes encouragers. Everyone knows about "Inklings" C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien.┬áTogether with fellow writers, they met over beer for years to share works-in-progress. I do the same thing using the Internet. No beer for me (it puts me… Continue reading Day 32: Hats off to my rooting squad!

35-Day Author Blog Challenge 2015 · Friendship

Day 4: Role models and mentors

Gaining a ready-made audience is one of the wonders of an on-line fan fiction forum. There is nothing quite like pushing that "Post" button and having a chapter go "live" for all the world to see. How grateful I am for readers who took the time to give feedback and encouragement, especially in those early… Continue reading Day 4: Role models and mentors

Book Production Stuff · Darcy By Any Other Name · Friendship · Michael Hyatt · Teamwork

Borrowing Brains

So the next step in publishing my book is getting the cover underway. The graphic design firm I've chosen has an online application that is formidable. Not that it's hard, but it asks me to think. Think? Yeah, right. There's a reason I chose that dog photo. There he is, flopped on the floor, rolling… Continue reading Borrowing Brains

An Encouraging Word · Faith · Friendship · Gary Dozier

Friendship Affirmations

I do take notes, and sometimes I find them. I am for your best interest. A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. (Proverbs 17:17) I will help you become all that God wants you to be. Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) I will continually… Continue reading Friendship Affirmations