Another excerpt… Within a couple of days, Brendan and I started talking about when we would see each other again. It was the first week of December so Christmas shopping and decorating had just barely begun, and Brendan felt a little lost regarding what to do. In the past, he had relied on his wife, … More Christmas in Australia
I just read a blog post by Jeff Goins that challenged writers to believe we are a writer when we say we are. I love that! Last April I attended Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference for the first time. I was terrified, but I wanted to write since I was a kid. Attending the conference … More What Makes a Writer a Writer?
Another excerpt from “The Miracle of Us…” Riding a cable car seemed like the most exciting way to get to Union Square where we planned to eat at The Cheesecake Factory on the top floor above Macy’s department store. After putting our name in, we took our little pager thingy and browsed around the furniture … More Furniture Styles
On Tuesday I finally finished my second full book. Hooray! Now the real work begins. Wednesday and Thursday my goal was to define the themes so I could begin editing and restructuring. When I started writing, the main idea revolved around online dating, and while that certainly remains a big part, the major theme speaks … More Chop, Chop, Chop
The last post showcased the first poem Brendan wrote for me. In honor of National Poetry Month, I share a poem I wrote for Brendan: New Wine His world is grey and rain pours down His breath is gone, in pain he drowns No sense, no comprehension found Where did she go, and why, why … More New Wine
What Would You Like to Know? People seemed stunned and curious when I tell them my husband, Brendan, and I met on christiancafe.com, an internet dating site. Usually questions fly as soon as I relate a few of the details like: He was widowed with three young children and I, divorced with four grown children; … More INTERNET DATING FAQ