A guest post by novelist, Peggy Trotter

Peggy Trotter Heat Shot 1

Perhaps God didn’t infuse a love of writing in my blood at birth, but around age six He surely opened my eyes to the fascinating lure of it. My mother and I stood in front of a downtown’s attorney’s window where my 3rd place story winner hung, entitled, The Puppy’s Surprize. Yes, with a, ‘z’. […]

Weekly Wrap Up, July 18, 2015


Fun (and funny) things that happened to me this week: I accidentally lost my new contact lens while rubbing my eyes :-/ I uploaded a new pretty new blog layout (Can you see it?). I’ll be designing and making it pretty myself. This is called the “Budget Friendly DIY Writer Website Plan” I’ll be learning […]

Editing Brilliantly by Catherine Castle


It is perfectly okay to write garbage–as long as you edit brilliantly —C. J. Cherryh For most writers editing is the part we hate. When we first begin writing, we believe each word is golden and we don’t want to give a single one up. But in order to move forward, we have to see […]

I’m Speaking at the ACFW Virginia Conference!


On Saturday, July 25, in Woodbridge, Virginia (Northern Virginia, Metro DC), the Virginia Chapter of the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) will be holding their first annual Christian Writer’s Conference! I’ll be giving a talk on “Juggling Books and Babies.” In addition to 14 workshops, they are offering personal appointments with a Literary Agent, and […]