Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a writer? Hope Toler Doughertyjoins us today to give a glimpse into her world! Be sure to checkout Hope’s latest release,Rescued Hearts.Children’s clothing designer Mary Wade Kimball’s soft spot for animals leads to a hostage situation when she spots a briar-entangled kitten in front of an abandoned house. Discovering the kidnapped woman ratchets the complications for undercover agent Brett Davis. Brett forsakes his three-month mission and helps her escape, the bent-on-revenge brutes following behind . . . and then Mary Wade’s safety is threatened once more.
Travel back in time to the Ohio-Kentucky frontier in 1774 as it pulses with rising tension and brutal conflicts and meet Clare, who is determined to emerge from the wilderness with her children, in Lori Benton’s new book, Many Sparrows. Clare will face the greatest fight of her life, as she struggles to reclaim her son from the Shawnee Indians now holding him captive. But with the battle lines sharply drawn, her son’s life might not be the only one at stake. Can a stranger convince Clare that recovering her son will require the very thing her anguished heart is unwilling to do—be still, wait and let God fight this battle for them? Read our story spotlight with Lori to learn more!
Character Interview with Clare Margaret Inglesby
What is the most interesting thing about you?
I’ve never thought of myself as exceptional, but sometimes we are put into exceptional circumstances… read more »
Follow along with thirteen-year-old Kusiima as he faces some tough decisions to make in book three, A Forest, a Flood, and an Unlikely Star, of J.A. Myhre’s The Rwendigo Tales. One day, Kusiima’s life suddenly changes when he travels into a nearby protected forest. In the forest, Kusiima is presented with many choices, all with uncertain outcomes. Readers of all ages won’t want to put down this exciting book that addresses current realities like AIDS, malnutrition, and environmental destruction, all set in a richly detailed African adventure story. Read our story spotlight with to learn more!
The Story Behind A Forest, a Flood, and an Unlikely Star
Tell us a bit about the story behind your latest novel. Where did you find inspiration?
Ten years ago when this book was actually written as a Christmas present for my kids, several things happened that caught my attention and drove the story line. Most… read more »
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a writer? Cindy Woodsmall joins us today to give a glimpse into her world! Be sure to checkout Cindy’s latest release,Gathering the Threads.After months away in the Englisch world, Ariana Brenneman is overjoyed to be in the Old Order Amish home where she was raised. Yet her excitement is mixed with an unexpected apprehension as she reconciles all she’s learned from her biological parents with the uncompromising teachings of her Plain community. Although her childhood friend, ex-Amish Quill Schlabach, hopes to help her navigate her new role amongst her people, Ariana’s Daed doesn’t understand why his sweet daughter is suddenly questioning his authority. What will happen if she sows seeds of unrest and rebellion in the entire family?
P.S. Be on the lookout for her upcoming Christmas book co-authored with Erin Woodsmall, The Gift of Christmas Past.
Don’t miss out on this year’s The Art of Writing conference and The Christy Awards Gala! Keep reading to learn about the conference, speakers, and gala.
The Art of Writing: A Focused Conference for Writers, Storytellers and Publishing Curators
November 8 from 1-5pm
Ezell Center, Lipscomb University, Nashville
Followed by The Christy Award™ Gala at 7 PM
The Art of Writing is designed to bring Christian creatives and publishing curators together for a half day of intensive seminars that celebrate the creative life, provide practical tips for overcoming challenges in a rapidly-changing industry, and answer questions authors are asking.
The speakers represent a wide range of roles and areas of expertise. Andrew Peterson, young adult writer and founder of the Rabbit Room, will give advice on how to create and benefit from a vibrant creative community, while Wheaton College professor Theon Hill, Ph.D. will present a survey of the obstacles and opportunities of diversity in… read more »