In November, I had the honour of being interviewed by Erika Oley for the Surthrival Diaries Podcast, a podcast on overcoming loss and grief. Having read my blog post, “Miracles & Trauma,” I was invited to share more of my experience and testimony on Episode 6 of Season 1, “On Child Loss & Keeping Faith.”… Continue reading Podcast Interviews & More
“Raphaël” A Poem
“Raphaël” A Poem
Raphaël’s Story: Submissions!
In the writing world, November is known as National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). The goal is to write an average of 1667 words per day with the goal of 50,000 words written towards a novel. This year I’d decided to participate for the first time. My current project is a Contemporary Adult Novel called, “Straddling… Continue reading Raphaël’s Story: Submissions!
Novel Idea Generation—Tips & Tricks
Where do writers get their ideas? That’s a good question, one that varies from writer to writer. I’ve had ideas spring up from dreams, conversations, from reading novels, and all manner of sources. But how can you generate ideas when the well is dry? I was asking myself this today and decided to research the… Continue reading Novel Idea Generation—Tips & Tricks
Coming SUMMER 2022!
After a two year hiatus from my novel writing (thanks to the interruption of a global pandemic), I’ve been easing my way back into my writing profession with HUGE projects, including the publication of my debut novel, ”FANTACY: Daughter of Fate.” This is the first instalment in my Young Adult/Teenager Fantasy Trilogy and is expected… Continue reading Coming SUMMER 2022!
“Weapons of War” A Short Story
Unsheathing my weapon, I sharpen it to a lethal point. Concealed beneath the squalor of an apocalyptic sky, I charge the front lines with calculated strokes, stripping my adversary of integrity. Years of practice have shaped my craft and refined my skill so that I hit my mark but draw no blood. “Hide that before… Continue reading “Weapons of War” A Short Story
Lands of Ink&Paper—2020
The writer, the reader, the creative dreamer—to these three I will always belong. I have a hunger to write and create, and yet I struggle with plot development. The ideas burst forth at first in a rush, my fingers trip over themselves as they fly across the keyboard unable to write fast enough. Before long,… Continue reading Lands of Ink&Paper—2020
Joy in the Unknown
A little late, but here is my reflection from the month of October: “When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.” —Psalm 94:19 NIV The “Unknown” is not a comfortable place to be, especially if it triggers feelings of isolation or of being misunderstood. Many insecurities are unearthed and we can find… Continue reading Joy in the Unknown
Equipped for Battle
“For this reason I kneel before the father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of His glorious riches He may strengthen you with power through His Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that… Continue reading Equipped for Battle
Claim This Moment
"'My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me” —2 Corinthians 12:9 What does being a Homemaker mean? Before having kids, that’s all I wanted: that simplistic yet demanding life of… Continue reading Claim This Moment