Meet author Carla Hoch

Carla Hoch is the author of the Writer’s Digest book Fight Write: How to Write Believable Fight Scenes. Her blog, FightWrite.net, is #11 in Writer’s Digest Top Websites for Writers 2019, a CAN Gold Crown Award winner and has a companion FightWrite podcast. Carla has training in almost a dozen martial arts and regularly teaches […]

Meet Amish author Molly Jebber

Molly Jebber’s Amish Historical Romance award-winning books have made Publisher’s Weekly Best Ten List, live interviews on news sites, and received near excellent ratings from RT, and featured in USA HEA. She’s a national speaker for Women’s Christian Connection, and guest lecturer at Ohio State University, libraries & conferences on writing, publishing, & marketing. She […]

Meet author Megan Kinney

A foster mom and police wife, Megan Kinney combines her experiences and love of writing in her debut novel. When she’s not behind a book or computer, she’s enjoying the Black Hills of South Dakota with her husband and four daughters. Tell us about your newest book: My debut novel, Dakota Peace, is about an […]

Meet author Joy Avery Melville

Joy Avery Melville’s heart’s desire is to be the author God has called her to be by sharing Him with readers in such a way they long to have a deeply committed personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord. Surrendering to the genre God placed on her heart has given her new insight into the […]

Suzanne Norquist on Christian novella collections

Suzanne Norquist is the author of two novellas. Everything fascinates her. She has worked as a chemist, professor, financial analyst, and even earned a doctorate in economics. Research feeds her curiosity, and she shares the adventure with her readers. She lives in New Mexico with her mining engineer husband and has two grown children. When […]

Leanna Sain on Grit-Lit

Leanna Sain, earned her BA from the University of South Carolina, before moving back to mountains of NC. Her Southern suspense or “GRIT-lit,” showcases her plot-driven method. She loves leading discussion groups and book clubs. What inspired you to write Hush? The idea of a serial killer using the verses of the lullaby, “Hush, Little Baby” […]

Donna Schlachter on historical suspense

Donna is a hybrid author. She writes historical suspense under her own name, and contemporary suspense under her alter ego of Leeann Betts, and has been published more than 30 times in novellas and full-length novels. She is a member of ACFW, Writers on the Rock, Sisters In Crime, and CAN; facilitates a critique group; […]

Abused by your Boss?

Workplace abuse is grownup bullying at it’s worst. It’s any pattern of behaviors meant to intimidate, offend, exclude, and/or humiliate a person. It might be verbal abuse, gossip, yelling, sarcasm, spreading malicious rumors, offensive behavior, mistreatment, and even sabotage. So is making offensive jokes and gestures, sexual innuendos, or intimidation. Workplace abuse can also be […]

Lindsey P. Brackett on southern fiction

Lindsey P. Brackett writes southern fiction infused with her rural Georgia upbringing and Low-country South Carolina roots. Her latest novel, The Bridge Between, is a follow up to her award-winning debut, Still Waters, the 2018 Selah Book of the Year. Someday Lindsey hopes to balance motherhood and writing full-time. Until then, she’s just very grateful for her […]

The Christmas Yule Log

In Sara’s Surprise, a Bûche de Noël cake became a special Yule Log wedding cake. For Sara, it was the perfect cake for her Christmas wedding. But where did the Yule Log tradition come from?   The Custom The custom of the Yule Log goes back to before medieval times. It was originally based on […]