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Interview and Giveaway
If you’re looking for me today, you can find me on Lena Nelson Dooley’s award winning blog, A Christian Writer’s World. Come join Lena and me for a terrific interview and a giveaway drawing!
New Prize Drawing for Newsletter Subscribers
Called “One for the Road,” this little statuette stands 8 1/2″ tall and 7″ wide at the base, and it’s just perfect for my western genre Romance and Women’s Fiction novels. And the good news is that one of my … Continue reading
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
I didn’t realize it, but author Caleb Pirtle set up a post for me on Venture Galleries. Y’all come on by and catch an excerpt from The Final Ride! These sites are also still open: Ane Mulligan’s Southern-fried Fiction–discover why I so … Continue reading
Music’s Connection to Writing
One touch of a button on my CD player, one second of the galloping beat of “Hooked on an 8-Second Ride,” and I’m there—dead middle of the rodeo arena. Dust, cowboys, bulls so big they measure a foot and a … Continue reading
Posted in Give the Lady a Ride, The Final Ride Tagged bull riding, Chris LeDoux, Faith-Based Fiction, ranch, rodeo, romance, The Final Ride 9 Comments
The Final Ride Giveaway!
Whenever I’m involved in a novel, I find cute things related to it everywhere I look–and, of course, I have to have them, whatever they are. This time, I collected a group of things that I’m going to give away … Continue reading
Posted in Promotion/Publicity/Marketing, The Final Ride Tagged barbecue, coffee, Cowboy Church, giveaway, Kent Rollins, ranch, rodeo, Texas, The Final Ride 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