Fiction Friday | Summer Reading List


So glad it's Friday! How about you? Summer is fast approaching. What's on your summer reading list this year? If you're in need of recommendations, look no further than this list of great summer reads! Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon Why read Doon? It's not your typical Christian YA novel. It's not preachy and has plenty of heat (clean heat, mind you). I think Doon is exactly the type of book the Christian YA market needs. It's the best book I've read this year. I can't wait for the … [Continue reading...]

Featured YA Author | Dana Romanin


Please welcome this week’s featured YA Author, Dana Romanin! About Dana... My name is Dana Romanin, and I write young adult Christian fiction. I’ve been seriously writing for over two years now. Well, really I’ve been writing for much longer, but those manuscripts have been safely hidden away. I’m a mother of three children, two dogs, two cockatiels, one turtle, and a hermit crab. I have not been published, yet. But I’m bound and determined to get there. And when someone is both bound and … [Continue reading...]

On Scripture | The Three Trees


Plus a Tommy Nelson Mommy Giveaway! “For I know the plans I have for you, declares YHWH, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 As I sat watching this month’s Tommy Nelson Mommy resource, The Legend of the Three Trees, with my girls, I was a amazed at how little has changed over the years. […]

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Featured YA Author | Scott Abel


Please welcome this week’s featured YA Author, Scott Abel! About Scott… Scott Abel is a husband and father who has a love for storytelling. You can learn more about Scott and his stories by visiting his website at About Sunrise… When your world goes dark, can you wait until sunrise or will you give […]

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Fiction Friday | The Dreaded Synopsis!


So, since I spend a lot of time studying the craft of writing fiction, I thought I’d take a minute each week to share some of the resources I’ve found. This week’s topic is… The Dreaded Synopsis! No matter which way you swing it, trying to condense your novel into one or two pages is […]

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On Writing | Research Setting with Google Street View

Here's a screenshot from Google Street View of my MC's home.

Plus March Winners Announced! I’ve never been to New York City in my life. And yet, somehow, I’m absolutely in love with the place. Oh, I’m sure the films have romanticized it for me a bit, but what can I say? Someday I’ll be exploring the Big Apple, chilling in Central Park, and waiting in […]

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Meet Featured YA Author Christen Krumm

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My featured author this week is one of my critique partners, as well as one of my favorite people in the whole world. We share a love of coffee and books and though we’ve never met in real life, I just love her to pieces. I can’t wait to give her a big hug at […]

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Hermie and Friends | Review and Giveaway


“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself.” Matthew 6:34 I’ve had quite a week. Vacations are supposed to be relaxing getaways, right? I’m supposed to be stress free and at peace, right? Excuse me while I literally “laugh out loud”. What I’ve just described is vacation as a […]

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Featured Author | Cynthia Toney


Plus enter to win a digital copy of Cynthia’s book, Bird Face! Please welcome this week’s featured YA Author, Cynthia Toney! About Cynthia… Cynthia holds a BA in art education and began her first novel while working as an advertising designer and marketing copywriter for a number of publishers. She enjoys writing both contemporary and […]

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