Category Archives: Writing

Grab Angelhood before the sale price disappears!

For a while now, the ebook price of Angelhood has been $1.99. That price is going up within the next few days, so if you’ve been thinking about buying a Kindle, Nook, or iBook copy of Angelhood, now is the … Continue reading

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Behind-the-scenes of one of my settings!

Last weekend, I went out and did some photo shoots of some of the Chicagoland locations used in my upcoming middle grade mystery Seven Riddles to Nowhere. In this video, I take you behind the scenes of the Chicago suburban … Continue reading

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Happy Easter Week!

Hope you are enjoying a great Easter week! I successfully pulled off co-hosting Easter dinner with my dad. We had 19 people for dinner. For those of you keeping track, I’ve now hosted Thanksgiving dinner and Easter dinner in less … Continue reading

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Selling Your Books on Pinterest

In January, I had the pleasure of speaking with the Chicago chapter of ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers) about how to use Pinterest as a marketing tool for authors. If you missed it, you still have a chance to hear … Continue reading

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My Word-of-the-Year and a new “Good News” Jar

If you’ve been around the blog for a few years, you may have seen my previous posts about picking a word of the year. Instead of making a list of new year’s resolutions, I choose one word to focus on. … Continue reading

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Why Christian Authors are Gaga over Star Wars

As the days drew closer and closer to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the hype and excitement online grew palpable. As more and more people talked about it on Facebook, I noticed that a great deal of … Continue reading

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The 99 cent sale of Angelhood

We’re halfway through the month of December, and that means you only have 15 more days to get an ebook copy of Angelhood for 99 cents! That’s ALL ebook versions: Kindle, Nook, and iBook. Grab a copy or buy one … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Pope Francis on the World Meeting of Families and the Synod on the Family

Soon, Pope Francis will be in Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, and then in October, he and bishops from around the world will meet in Rome for the Synod on the Family. There will probably be talk on … Continue reading

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My Love/Hate Relationship with Social Media & Marketing

Since my book came out in April, I’ve been engaged in a lot (and I mean, A LOT) of social media marketing. In the past few weeks (since my return from the Italy/Spain trip), I’ve had some time to really … Continue reading

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How to create Pinterest pins that bring traffic to your author website

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been doing a lot of research on how to use Pinterest as an author, and a number of my author friends have asked me to share what I learned. Because Pinterest is a visual … Continue reading

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