Join Marji Laine with her new release Counter Point AND A GIVEAWAY

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Welcome Marji Laine! Marji Laine writes about hope and redemption. Her characters, tangled in desperate situations, rely on authentic faith in God to carry them through treachery, betrayal, and impossible circumstances. She’s collaborated in five novellas over the last two and a half years with Write Integrity Press. The first, The Christmas Tree Treasure Hunt, rose to best-seller status, catapulting …

Favorite Five Friday is happy to have Margaret Daley

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For Favorite Five Friday (FFF), we have Margaret Daley. Thanks so much for being here, Margaret! It’s always fun to learn something new about some of my favorite authors and I know my readers enjoy it, too. So thanks for stopping by to answer these five questions and give away a book! Back cover blurb: Drugs. Murder. Redemption. From USA …

Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt Stop #6

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Welcome to the Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt! If you’ve just discovered the hunt, be sure to start at Stop #1, and collect the clues through all 33 stops, in order, so you can enter to win one of our top 3 grand prizes! The hunt BEGINS with Stop #1 at Lisa Bergren’s site. The hunt is BEST VIEWED using Chrome …

Characterization – Part 2 on BRAINSTORMING the next novel

Lynette Eason ACFW, author, books, building characters in fiction, characterization, Christian Fiction, lynette eason, publishing, reading, romantic suspense, story, Suspense, writing

Thanks for all of the great ideas about Olivia’s background. I’m still mulling over the suggestions and will let you know when I come up with her character sketch. A lot of you have suggested getting to know the characters better would interest you so thanks for that feedback. One thing I’ve learned when starting a new novel or new …

BRAINSTORMING FUN – Write with me! PART I

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I’m so excited to share that I’m getting ready to start a new series with Revell. It doesn’t have a series name yet other than the one I’ve given to it – The Female Bodyguards series. Terribly uninspiring, I know, but Revell has a wonderful team that will come up with a fabulous name for it. I’ll give input, of …

SPRING 2014 SCAVENGER HUNT STOP #5 Welcome Ronie Kendig!!

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Welcome to the Spring 2014 Scavenger Hunt! This is STOP #5 so if you’d like to start at the very beginning, please go to: Robin Lee Hatcher Stop #1 The hunt begins at noon (Mountain Time Zone) on April 4, 2014. You may have arrived here before the start which could mean all of the sites aren’t ready quite yet. …

Contest announcement! Coming soon! Win a Kindle Fire and other prizes!

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Welcome to my new website! I have to give a big shout out to Jones House Creative. Matt and Emily have done a fabulous job and I’m so excited to share it with you. I’m going to be running a contest with several giveaways. All you have to do is click on the CONTEST page of my website (WHEN IT …

Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt Stop #23

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Welcome to the 2013 Fall Scavenger Hunt! This hunt has 25 stops and runs 10/18-10/20. You can make the loop, reading unique content from 25 different authors, and if you complete the loop, and fill out the Rafflecopter form at Stop #25, you’ll be in the running for an iPad Mini, or one of two runner-up prizes—all 25 of our …

Karen Barnett stops by on the Mystery Blog tour. Enter to win a free book!

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Hey everyone, welcome to the next step along the blog tour. My guest today is Karen Barnett and she’s giving away a copy of her newest release, Mistaken. We’ll get to more about that in a moment, but for now, Karen, why don’t you tell everyone about yourself?  I live in Oregon with my husband and kids. Other than reading and …

Story and THEME

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Themes and the story. Theme is what your story is about. Theme gives your story a below-the-surface deeper meaning. Recently I’ve begun thinking about different themes that run through stories. I love it when I’m reading and the theme begins to emerge and by the end of the story, I get it. I go, “Wow.” And the story stays with …