Another Book

Another Book

At my age, you’d think I’d rest on the laurels of the books I’ve already written, yet here I am with another deadline and deep in research. Writing is a joy and an occupation not confined to an age group. To see the words spring into being on the pages and trusting...

Hey, I’m an Author!

At workshops I often tell the story of how my first book got published. It was the result of many years of trial and error and chasing down editors at conferences.  It was Journey to the Well and no one was doing Biblical Fiction.  It was finally suggested to me that...

Why Biblical Fiction?

I did a couple of Christian Fiction books, House of the Forest, Smoke Before the Wind,  and Shadows on the Mountain,  but have had the best success with Biblical  Fiction. I have learned so much about that era, Jewish customs and the people, and the research has been...

Reflections as a Writer, part 5

My college sojourn lasted only a year and a half.  By that time I was given a new respect and love for the Scriptures.  God’s Word was imbedded in my heart and a hunger was birthed to know His Word deeply and intimately. I had learned what God sought to teach me, to...

Reflections as a Writer, part 4

In re-assessing the use of my gifts, I’ve come to the conclusion that perhaps they do indeed build the community.  If the words to a song can life someone’s spirits and encourage; if my testimony can draw the hungry soul of a woman to Christ; if reading about the...

Which Bible do I use as a reference?

In response to this reader’s question, my answer is, MOST of them!  Along with my personal Bible, The New Living Translation, I use the Message Bible, the Amplified Bible, The Living Bible, and of course The Complete Jewish Bible, to name a few.  Seeing the same...