Book Reviews · Janette Oke · Terrific Book Tuesday

Terrific Book Tuesday: The Canadian West Series by Janette Oke

The Canadian West Series by Janette Oke Okay after having to leave a two-star rating for my favorite author last week, I had to revisit my favorite series from her and give her a glowing review to make up for the disappointment.   The Canadian West Series: #1 When Calls the Heart #2 When Comes… Continue reading Terrific Book Tuesday: The Canadian West Series by Janette Oke

Book Reviews · Janette Oke · Terrific Book Tuesday

Terrific Book Tuesday: Where Hope Prevails by Janette Oke and Laurel Oke Logan

Where Hope Prevails by Janette Oke and Laurel Oke Logan Janette Oke was the first Christian author I ever read. She was also the first author to make me anxiously await the next release. Her books largely helped me to understand life as a Christian when I first began my own journey. She is still… Continue reading Terrific Book Tuesday: Where Hope Prevails by Janette Oke and Laurel Oke Logan

Story Plotting · Writing Craft Wednesday

Writing Craft Wednesday: Michael Hauge’s 6 Stage Story Structure

In my search for the perfect story structure and plotting, I have read many books and continue to do so. However, so far, Michael Hauge’s 6 Stage Story Structure has been my favorite. I love his linear, clear-cut structure.   Mr. Hauge’s structure is centered around script writing and is very formulaic. Although the percentages are… Continue reading Writing Craft Wednesday: Michael Hauge’s 6 Stage Story Structure

Writing Craft Wednesday

Writing Craft Wednesday: Prepping for a Writer’s Conference

Okay, so today isn’t really Wednesday. Between all the family craziness and trying to get ready for my first national writer’s conference, I forgot to post until Friday this week.   Desperate for a quick, easy topic I thought I would share about preparing for a writer’s conference in a question and answer format. Feel… Continue reading Writing Craft Wednesday: Prepping for a Writer’s Conference

Point of View (POV) · Writing Craft Wednesday

Writing Craft Wednesday:Writing in the Male POV – Part 3

I am a woman. I think like a woman. I write like a woman. But what if I want to write like a man? If men are so straightforward and simple, shouldn’t it be easy to write in their point of view? Apparently not.   After my first failed attempt, I dove into researching how to… Continue reading Writing Craft Wednesday:Writing in the Male POV – Part 3

Book Reviews · Margaret Welwood · Picture Books · Terrific Book Tuesday

Terrific Book Tuesday: Marie and Mr. Bee

Marie and Mr. Bee written by Margaret Welwood and illustrated by Coralie Rycroft       I don’t usually do picture books, but Margaret Welwood reached out to me to review hers, and I have to say it was a cute read.   The book is meant to be read by an adult to a child and allow for… Continue reading Terrific Book Tuesday: Marie and Mr. Bee