Writing Fiction About Real Issues
I write young adult and contemporary women’s novels.
Words, written or spoken, can change lives. My goal is to help readers understand that in every situation there is hope. Sustaining faith can be found even in the midst life’s hardest situations.
Story communicates. It does more than entertain, it prods us to think. A well-crafted tale challenges, soothes, imparts truth, or attempts to conceal it. For seekers, stories open blind eyes. They speak a language the heart can hear.
They bring the prodigal home.
Life is messy and beautiful. In everyone’s story there is truth and hope. My novels are about common struggles and the triumph of finding faith to carry on through those battles.
What’s on The Blog
My blogging is squeezed in between novel writing right now, but I do try to update when I can.
The Book Break posts are short, mini reviews. These are also shared on my instagram account. I occasionally post longer reviews here on the blog when time allows.
I review books from a variety of genres. Every book I review is one I have found some value in. On the longer reviews I try to include things I feel may be issues of concern for parents and teachers. I often link to related materials or free study guides if available. I review adult, young adult, and middle grade fiction and nonfiction. Every once in a while I review a television series or a movie.
My Book Review Policy
If you wish to send me a book for possible review, please know that I cannot promise to get to a particular book, but I can try. If I don’t review your book, it doesn’t mean I didn’t like it. Time and circumstance may have intervened.
Where You Can Find Me