Melanie Dickerson’s novels are usually adaptions of fairy tales such as “Beauty and the Beast” and “The Little Mermaid,” and Veil of Winter is no exception. It is part of a new series, Dericott Tales, which Dickerson began after completing her intriguing Hagenheim series. … More Veil of Winter: A Book Review by Kathryn Dover
There’s no way around it. Writing a children’s novel takes time. I know writer friends and writing challenges that boast they can whip out a picture book in one day. Not so with a children’s novel. The setting of the story. The plot. The characters. The shortest time frame most people can claim for writing … More Amazing Hack for Writing the Setting of a Story
In her book, Mud and Water, Cherie Haines creates an engaging world with compassionate characters you won’t want to miss. … More Book Review: “Mud and Water” by Cherie Haines
Behind the Story of Inside the Ten-Foot Line Inside the Ten-Foot Line by Lori Scott broaches issues such as life goals, God’s leading, and relationships, but also deeper relevant subjects like eating disorders, grief, and physical abuse. All these themes grow together to create a riveting and profound narrative cloaked in a setting that’s relatable no … More Inside the Ten-Foot Line by Lori Scott: A Review by Guest Blogger, Amanda Moyer
As children’s writers, we all know the importance of choosing the right word to use. Shakespeare has a famous quote “What’s in a name? that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” That philosophy might work in Romeo and Juliet’s situation but not for ours. In a nonfiction book … More THE WORDS WE CHOOSE TO USE
Sally Matheny recommends 3 books for Christian teens. … More 3 Books Guiding Christian Teens to Make Wise Decisions – by Sally Matheny
MEET HOPE BOLINGER! More than 1200 of her works have been featured in various publications ranging from Writer’s Digest to Keys for Kids to HOOKED to Crosswalk.com.
Recommended books for teens and tweens.
… More 27 Books Teens Should Read
Book review of The Sky So Heavy by Kathryn Dover … More The Sky So Heavy: A Book Review by Kathryn Dover
Guest blogger Esther Bandy recommends several books for middle grade readers and young adults. … More Seven Great Books for Young Readers by Guest Blogger, Esther Bandy