Announcement: Merch Shop

At the end of today's Story Time, I announced something that has been in the works for several months: I am launching a merch shop! I love writing, and I also love making art. The best of both worlds is making art related to my stories, and I've been trying to figure out a better … Continue reading Announcement: Merch Shop

April Anniversaries

April is a big month of anniversaries for me—particularly this week. A year ago today, I published "The Lake of Living Water." Tomorrow marks the six-year anniversary of my very first publication, The Weavers' Blessing. There are several festivities happening this week! I recorded a Q&A video today about "The Lake of Living Water." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjWesdLAz8Q&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3oaIfD0U_yZ_qa1AeKrB4YQak65Ga3m94JNPDlUGvRqP6H7JSSxmqV3lEContinue reading April Anniversaries

Cravings

All my cravingsare hollow echoesof my need for You Lord God,my Savior,my Life.

Grammar with Beth: Sentence Types

Happy April! Can you believe it? In just six months, we've made it through the basics of grammatical terms! Today we're doing a bit more terminology and starting to discuss rules. Moving forward, we'll go back through grammar terms, going more in-depth and learning rules related to them. Our focus today is on the essential, … Continue reading Grammar with Beth: Sentence Types

Featured Story: Mark of the Raven

March's Featured Story: Mark of the Raven, by Morgan L. Busse. #fantasy #bookrec

Grammar with Beth: Phrases and Clauses

Ah, the sweet wonder of winter! The whimsical clouds filling the sky, the temperatures cold enough for sweaters, the steam rising from mugs of tea, the snow blanketing someone else's yard. I only pretend to boast about the snow-free winters where I live; in reality, I envy you all who experience the mysterious phenomenon called … Continue reading Grammar with Beth: Phrases and Clauses

Grammar with Beth: Objects and Complements

Finally, it's February! Am I the only one who felt like January was a year in and of itself? It certainly feels like it's been 2019 for a long time. Today we continue our foray into parts of sentences, which we began last month in an introduction to subjects and predicates. As a simple review: … Continue reading Grammar with Beth: Objects and Complements

2019 Goals

Hi all! There isn't going to be a featured author post this month, because I'm working on getting the Recommended Books section of this website off the ground and soon there will be MANY books featured there 🙂 We'll return to regular practice with that in February. In the meantime, here are my plans for … Continue reading 2019 Goals

Grammar with Beth: Subjects and Predicates

Today, we begin putting the parts of speech together and looking at parts of a sentence. I give you: Subjects and predicates

The Basics: Conjunctions and Interjections

Sometimes, people don't live up to our expectations. I feel like I’m in that camp right now. NaNo was incredible—I didn’t win, but I wrote more than 30,000 words, wrote 6 days a week for a month, and almost completely edited a short story. I learned I can do much more than I think, but … Continue reading The Basics: Conjunctions and Interjections