All posts tagged Christian author

GLASS

Suzanne D. Williams Today we have one of our most active GNFA authors. She’s here to tell us a little more about herself and her book,  Suzanne,what inspired this story? Actually, I dreamed it in its entirety. I saw every character, every scene, heard the dialogue in my head, and only had to […]

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CrossReads Book Blast: Carlene Havel’s “Here Today Gone Tomorrow”

Send to Kindle Here Today Gone Tomorrow By Carlene Havel About the Book Disappointed, dumped, divorced. Everything Casey Slaughter counted on is gone. While contemporaries start their families, Casey works two jobs to haul herself out of debt. Friends and family recommend a new husband to solve all her problems, but Casey resists their well-intentioned […]

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Holding the Door

By Staci Stallings I’m always amazed by the lessons I learn teaching Sunday School.  Last week was a good example. I teach fourth grade, which is an interesting age.  These kids are just starting their faith journey.  They are not theologians. Their faith is pretty basic and very practical, and I’m convinced that […]

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Tripping Over Prepositions, Coming Apart at the Seems

By Precarious Yates Lately, in the process of learning to write with greater power and skill, there are two aspects of my writing that I’m combating: Using a preposition in the place of a verb. *shudder* Using ‘almost’, ‘seemed’ and ‘tried’ in the place of what my characters are really doing. Attacking these […]

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Feeling like a Misfit

By Joana Melisia James The following is an excerpt from “Trusting God with Your Future” the second volume of the Soul Food series. This book is FREE for Kindle TODAY (October 23, 2013)   The world’s values are often the opposite of God’s values. This can often cause Christians to feel like misfits. Many […]

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Staying Relevant (but keeping violence in YA fiction under control)

by Deborah Heal A Dangerous Trend I don’t believe fiction, especially Christian fiction for young people, needs gratuitous violence to make the plot exciting. I was happy to discover Wall Street Journal book reviewer Meghan Cox Gurdon and her Imprimus article, “The Case for Good Taste in Children’s Books.” In it she gives examples of […]

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Book Blast: The 21 Day Challenge!

Send to Kindle Get 5 FREE eBooks – 2 Days Only 10/17/13 and 10/18/13 PLUS enter to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card!   Why 21 Days? It’s a commonly known fact that it takes 21 days to form a new habit. You may spend 21 days trying to form a good exercise routine or […]

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Digging Up Your Past so You Can Resurrect Your Future

By Gina Conroy Sometimes when writing a novel, the story takes on a life of its own. The words and themes seem to flow naturally, without much thought, and by some miracle, it all seems to work together. As if God planned it that way. That’s how it was with Digging Up Death. […]

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Interview with Corine Hyman

Welcome Corine to our Grace and Faith Blog. We know that you have a new book. Tell me about your book? What was your inspiration for the book? As a young child I was forever asking questions.  Naturally some of the questions I would always have around Christmas was “why are we doing this?” “Why […]

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Park & Pray

By Joy DeKok Because you are my help, I sing in the shadow of your wings. Psalm 63:7 (NIV) When my heart hurts, and it’s warm outside, we ride. With Sophie and Tucker riding shotgun, hot coffee or cold water (sometimes when it’s really bad, both), my cell phone (in case of an […]

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