What do disciples, writers, and faith have in common?

How many times have we as writers been discouraged, passed over for a book contract, received a rejection letter or fought writer’s block? What did we do? Peter gives us a great example of what we should do. His faith inspires us to step out of our comfort zone and meet Jesus. But we can all relate to what happened next. Peter turned his attention to the storm.

Angel in the Storm by Lisa Grace, a review

In the current book, Jude kidnaps Megan’s 9-year-old brother Max and sells him into sex slavery. Jude (really Lucifer) decides he wants Megan, who’s exotic to him in two ways: as a believer she is protected, and as someone who can see angels and demons, she can see through him. Jude offers her a choice: kiss him and he tells what he did with Max, or walk away.

Created to live forever

Do you know the Bible says our lives are similar to vapor? (James 4:14) But when we die, we are still somewhere, just as the water isn’t gone when it becomes steam. We are made to live forever.

Don’t give up on your dream …

My Tales of Faeraven series began as a story to entertain my little girl during a drive. For the main character of my story, I twisted the name of her doll, Cinda, and came up with “Syl Marinda,” a half-breed princess in a divided land. Long after my daughter had forgotten that first story, the world of Elderland took shape in my mind.

Entertain me

What’s wrong with me? I have books to write, dishes to wash, projects to complete, and people to pray for. Why would I rather be entertained?

Free ebook: a tale of the Oregon trail

Our featured free ebook for today is Toward a New Beginning by r. William Rogers, a Christy Award winner from 2003 republished as an ebook in March. The Christy awards come from the Christian book industry and recognize outstanding Christian fiction, this one in the Western category.

From black to green thumb

This year a friend who is also very good with plants gave me about eight new plants, some flowers some vegetables. I was so sure that they would be dead within weeks. But for the first time in my life my pots are green and fruitful.

Free featured ebook: The Hope of Shridula

Today I’m featuring The Hope of Shridula by Kay Marshall Strom, a story of revolutionary India published March 1 by Abingdon, a major Christian press, and favored with 4.25 out of 5 stars by the eight people who have reviewed it so far on Goodreads.

The Masterpiece, a devotional story

Today we have a guest post, a devotional story from author Linda Rondeau.

I was created for a noble cause. I believed this from the beginning. With loving patience, Giovani transformed me from imperfect, undefined clay into the finest porcelain urn in all of Italy.

Free ebook for today: Biblical fiction

Gods and Kings by Lynn Austin is the free ebook I am featuring today. It’s the first in the Chronicles of the Kings series. Readers really like it; it received 4.7 out of 5 stars on 80 customer reviews at Amazon. You can download it and read it on your computer if you don’t have an e-reader. Remember to do it soon; the special deal may end shortly.