Over the years, I have talked to many writing students and would-be writing students about the joys and challenges of writing. When students ask me what I enjoy most about writing, I tell them that I love creating characters and world that didn’t exist before I created them. The more time you spend on them, … More Falling in Love…Again
Before the launch of Salome’s Charger on Sept. 1, fellow author Céleste and I decided it would be a good idea to introduce the two main characters in our story. Stephanie Sloane is the proprietor of Spero, an antique store in downtown Dallas. Ezra Huddleston is investigative reporter for the Dallas Daily. GR: Maybe I … More Meet Ezra Huddleston and Stevie Sloane
Just in case you haven’t understood the message behind my spluttering for the past few months, I am writing a book! Let me correct myself: WE are writing a book. Famed Christian fiction writer Celeste Perrino-Walker and I are down to the last few days of writing our latest endeavor–a first in co-authoring for me–entitled … More Announcing: 60 Days of Giveaways!
Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson by S. C. Gwynne. 672 pages. Simon and Schuster. If you were to take a look at my yearly goal of 30 books that I posted on Goodreads, you’d see that the vast majority of books I’ve read so far this year (and I am … More Review: “Rebel Yell” by S. C. Gwynne
I’ve always considered myself somewhat of a coward. I’ve always been a big guy–or a big kid. Knowing this, my mother always instructed me to never fight back, to look for solutions other than physical fighting. When I didn’t fight back in school, some of the guys considered me a coward, and I started believing … More Redemption of a Coward