Category: Faith and Spirituality

Book (Launch Day for The Illuminated Heart!)

Well, this is it. Today is the day that The Illuminated Heart officially goes live. I was going to talk about how I wrote it (short story: In a very intense two weeks during Camp NaNo and after finals), how awesome my editor was, and how long it took me to finally make the paperback (months. Literal months). I was going to tell you some of the great reviews the ebook’s gotten and show off what the paperback has that the

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Heart (The Illuminated Heart Book Launch)

Last time, after finding some breathtakingly beautiful photos of Iceland and benefitted from the research skills of a friend, I was able to take the story idea even further from the original “fairy tale with zombies” to “A Christian Icelandic girl goes away with a polar bear to save her family from poverty, screws up and gets the bear into huge trouble, then goes and saves him from a draugur queen.” But, even still, the idea had something huge missing.

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Research (The Illuminated Heart Book Launch)

Last time, the original idea for The Illuminated Heart developed from “a fairy tale with zombies” to “A Christian Icelandic girl goes away with a polar bear to save her family from poverty, screws up and gets the bear into huge trouble, then goes and saves him. Also zombies.” Which is what one might term as “progress”. But I still couldn’t seem to start writing the darn thing. Something was missing, and I didn’t know what it was, only that I

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Idea (The Illuminated Heart Book Launch)

First of all: Yes, you read that title correctly. The Illuminated Heart paperback is officially ready for a launch. In the days leading up to launch day, I will be posting about how this book came into existence. At the end of each of these posts, there will be a video of me reading one and then the next and then the next of the first three chapters, straight from the paperback. Cool, huh? So let’s get into today’s part

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The Choice Between Life and Death

My mom was telling me recently about a Christian she met who seemed to focus quite a bit on sin and how he had to keep out of sin. She found it odd, and a little troubling, and I do, too. After our conversation about it, I kept thinking about it, and then this verse popped into my head: Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is

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Erica's Story (WIP title) | The Books of Bílo (WIP title) #1
First draft 29%
Hunter and Prey | White Changeling #3
First draft 100%
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