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Tag Archives: Christian Fiction
The Newest in Christian Fiction Titles
More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Romance Grows in Arcadia Valley by Valerie Comer, Mary Jane Hathaway, Elizabeth Maddrey, Danica Favorite, Lee Tobin McClain and Annalisa Daughety — Is … Continue reading
Posted in Reading Tagged ACFW, Christian Fiction, Fiction Finder 2 Comments
Theme or Story: What Comes First?
Which comes first, the theme or the story? Someone asked me that recently as I autographed her book. Did I find a verse or theme in the Bible and wrap a story around it? The answer from others would probably … Continue reading
Posted in Give the Lady a Ride, The Cat Ladys Secret, The Final Ride, The Simulacrum, write tips, Writing, Writing Tips Tagged Biblical themes, Brad Seggie, Christian Fiction, Faith-Based Fiction, Give the Lady a Ride, Linda W. Yezak, Linda Yezak, The Cat Lady's Secret, The Final Ride, The Simulacrum, theme, Writing 9 Comments
Pat and Talon–Through Katie’s Eyes
When Patricia Talbert first met Katie Pierson, her immediate response was pure jealousy. A natural reaction, considering Katie wrapped herself around Talon Carlson like sparkly Christmas paper. But Katie, Chance Davis, and Talon have history together, having been raised in … Continue reading
Genre-qualified: Remember Your Audience
The first novel I ever wrote was a mystery. More precisely, it was a mish-mash police procedural-cozy-suspense/thriller with a romance subplot. I used my experience watching Law and Order as my guide and sole source of investigative and procedural techniques. For the rest, … Continue reading
Posted in write tips, Writing, Writing Tips Tagged audience, Christian Fiction, fiction writing, genre, readers, Writing, Writing Tips 14 Comments
Review: 50 Days of Hay
I met this author and his wife at the Gathering of Authors in Texarkana not long ago. He’s not really a fiction writer; he’s an expert in human resources, leadership, management–things like that. And I have to admit, you can … Continue reading
Posted in Reading, Reviews of exceptional books Tagged 50 Days of Hay, Christian Fiction, fiction writing, Greg Gilbert 2 Comments
The God Hater, by Bill Myers
What a stunning book! Bill Myers wrote the quintessential novel involving Christian apologetics, wrapped in a compelling plot and peopled with lively characters. Travis Mackenzie has developed an amazing computer program that tests the different socio-economic philosophies on a tribe … Continue reading