A lot to crow about…

The last few months have seen Faith, Hope and Love online RWA ® chapter members (and former members) achieve admirable semifinal results in many contests for inspirational authors. The chapter is very proud of the talent and perseverance of (and recognition extended towards) each author entering publishing industry contests. First up is the Continue Reading

Dealing with Change

Richard Mabry is a retired physician, now writing “medical suspense with heart.” He is a new member of RWA and the FHL chapter. His novels have been a semifinalist for International Thriller Writers’ debut novel; finalists for the Carol Award, Inspirational Reader’s Choice Award, and Romantic Times’ Reader’s Choice Award; and winner of the Selah Continue Reading

Crafting Effective Scenes

Winnie Griggs is the author of Historical (and occasionally Contemporary) romances that focus on Small Towns, Big Hearts, Amazing Grace. She is also a list maker, a lover of dragonflies and holds an advanced degree in the art of procrastination. On a fun note - having been born on a Friday the 13th, Winnie has always considered 13 her lucky Continue Reading

Telling Details: Adding Color and Life to your Scenes

Winnie Griggs is the author of Historical (and occasionally Contemporary) romances that focus on Small Towns, Big Hearts, Amazing Grace. She is also a list maker, a lover of dragonflies and holds an advanced degree in the art of procrastination. On a fun note - having been born on a Friday the 13th, Winnie has always considered 13 her lucky Continue Reading

Getting From Here To There: Transitions

Winnie Griggs is the author of Historical (and occasionally Contemporary) romances that focus on Small Towns, Big Hearts, Amazing Grace. She is also a list maker, a lover of dragonflies and holds an advanced degree in the art of procrastination. On a fun note - having been born on a Friday the 13th, Winnie has always considered 13 her lucky Continue Reading

When the Words Won’t Come

Mary Ellis writes Amish fiction and historical romance for Harvest House Publishers. Her current release is The Lady and the Officer, from the Civil War Heroines series, a tale of espionage, spies, and a woman caught between two worlds. She can be found on the web at: www.maryellis.net Every writer whether our contemporaries or long gone has Continue Reading

What Came Before?

Winnie Griggs is the author of Historical (and occasionally Contemporary) romances that focus on Small Towns, Big Hearts, Amazing Grace. She is also a list maker, a lover of dragonflies and holds an advanced degree in the art of procrastination. On a fun note - having been born on a Friday the 13th, Winnie has always considered 13 her lucky Continue Reading

My View From Here: Vannetta Chapman

Vannetta Chapman writes inspirational fiction full of grace. Her novel, Falling to Pieces, was a 2012 ACFW Carol Award winner for best mystery. She writes Amish mysteries for Zondervan, Amish romances for Harvest House and Amish novellas for Abingdon and Zondervan. All of her books have been Christian Book Distributor bestsellers. Her first Continue Reading

Being the Cheering Section

Nancy J. Farrier has been the coordinator for FHL’s IRCA for fourteen years. She is an award winning author who lives in Southern California in the Mojave Desert. She loves the Southwest and interesting historical past. Nancy and her husband have five children. When Nancy isn’t writing, she loves to read, do needlecraft, play with her cats, and Continue Reading

Never Too Late: Part II

DiAnn Mills is a bestselling author who believes her readers should expect an adventure. She currently has more than sixty books published. Her titles have appeared on the CBA and ECPA bestseller lists; won two Christy Awards; and been finalists for the RITA, Daphne Du Maurier, Inspirational Readers’ Choice, and Carol award contests. DiAnn is a Continue Reading