Interviews with Teen Girl Writers

Did you know that we are surrounded by teen girl writers? I can name many who live near me and others who live far away. Their creativity and passion inspires me immensely. To think that behind the mask of mortal human flesh, the wheels of spirit and soul are turning and crafting worlds; etching them… Continue reading Interviews with Teen Girl Writers

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Is it a Discourse Community?

Today, I decided to share another paper I wrote for a college writing class. I figured because BJJ is so much a part of my life, sharing some of my research and findings on the subject would be helpful for those who don't know what Brazilian jiu-jitsu is. (If you are considering doing a martial… Continue reading Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Is it a Discourse Community?


More “Kissed By Winter” Photography

I was inspired by the sunshine today. I could see God's hand in all the little details of the items fringed in frost. Isn't God's creation just beautiful? These pictures don't do the real things justice. Even with the beauty of winter, I still find myself missing the warmth of spring and summer. Seed catalogs… Continue reading More “Kissed By Winter” Photography

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A Christmas Gift Guide For Fantasy Writers

I intended this post to be for writers who know other writers. I wanted to give ideas on Christmas presents that other writers can get for fantasy writers. Hopefully some of these ideas will fit your writing friends.  Fill a mason quart jar with tiny rolls or folded slips of paper. Each paper should have… Continue reading A Christmas Gift Guide For Fantasy Writers