Posts Categorized: ABNA


Authors are an odd bunch. We’re just a little bit dreamy, a little bit quirky, and a whole lot of strange. I don’t mean that in a bad way, it’s just something I’ve come to realize. It’s time for the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award once again, and of course I’m entering, despite two years in… Read more »

Things this contest has taught me

1. Blessings really do sometimes come in disguise.I was very bummed and disappointed about not making it to round three. However, I was determined to accept it without complaining, whining, or feeling sorry for myself. I think that this has really helped me move into a new level of maturity when it comes to my… Read more »

Down, but not for the count

Well friends, the news finally came in around 10pm EST, and my excerpt didn’t make the cut. Yes, I’m disappointed. Yes, I’m feeling a bit down and subdued tonight. But… “… he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the… Read more »