Month: August 2016

Help Choose My Cover?

I would love, love, love help choosing the cover for my novel, which will hopefully be released in October.  Please feel free to tell me which one you like best … or if there are elements from more than one which you would combine.  Just leave your comments below.  And thank you so much!!!!   Read More …

Memorial Stones

Memorial stones are a wonderful way to build your faith, and they figure prominently in my upcoming novel, Beauty For Ashes.     I wrote this back on September 13, 2003, in my journal about our move from California to Tennessee, about how a particular memorial stone was helping me to trust God:     Read More …

Setting the Scene

Part of my novel is set at Westmont College, my alma mater, in Santa Barbara. Westmont is a really wonderful school, very high academic standards, and a place where your faith is really challenged and enriched. Of course, Santa Barbara is gorgeous, as is Montecito, where the school is actually located. The campus is an Read More …

Heads Up!

I’m feeling so jazzed! I’m pretty sure that I will be able to release my novel in October … at the latest November. Around the middle to end of September, I’ll take pre-orders. Those ones will be autographed, and if they are for a Christmas gift, birthday, or whatever, you can send me something specific Read More …

The Bitter-Tasting Bud

The novel I’m writing is about a college junior who is raped, and how God moves in her life, like a composer. Each person has their own part, unaware of how it all fits together into a beautiful symphony, until the end.     Here’s the last part of one scene (in the middle of the Read More …