Tumor. And time off from writing.

In January I noticed a gland under my jaw would swell each time I ate my favorite snack: apples and peanut butter. My grandmother was deathly allergic to peanuts so I wondered if I was developing a peanut allergy. In March I went to a specialist about an ongoing sinus infection. While there, I mentioned…

Pinterest help. Getting traffic. Christian writer.

What’s the Point of Pins?

I’ve been learning about Pinterest. And I’m sharing what I’m learning in hopes it will help others. I’m not an expert by any measurement. I had a few readers tell me I should be on Pinterest. It would help get my blog articles “out there.” Pinterest would allow more people to hear what I have…

How to self publish. How to get a book published.

How Do You Publish a Book?

In blogger groups the question comes up fairly regularly — How did you get your book published? Invariably someone who has at least one book published answers. Someone who’s been there, done that. Often someone with a website and “branded” accounts on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. They’ve done all the things they recommend, and it’s…

Ron Quotes

We’ve been married more than 33 years.  Seven children. Five states. Ten houses. Many jobs, too many to remember.  We’ve been through some tough times and a few tragedies.  But we love each other and enjoy spending time together.  On Facebook I often post Today’s Ron Quote. Here is the one I posted tonight.  TODAY’S…

I am a writer (a book review)

Jennie Faith Allen, author of Stuck and other great studies, founder of IF gatherings, asked if I had read “bird by bird” last week. I ordered it. It arrived while I was out of town. I began reading it tonight. I am not even through the intro.  O M G!! Her thoughts! Her sentences! Her…

New Book

Some of you may have noticed that I haven’t been posting on my blog much. I also haven’t been reading any other blogs.  Why? Glad you asked! Last May I was in Chattanooga for an in depth study of James at Precept Ministries International. Turns out the man in charge of all of their publications…