In a world gone crazy, writers, more than ever, need reader support. Book launches, fairs and signings have all been cancelled leaving authors dependent on word of mouth advertising. Personal recommendations, reviews and posts have become an increasingly critical part of the success of a new book. It is now both more difficult and more … Continue reading Shine the light
“As he passed the signpost for the trails, he realized he couldn’t see the other boys anymore. Maybe they went home, he thought. He had a choice. Trails and adventure or go home the old boring way. The late evening sun shone low through the trees and lit up the woods with a peculiar green … Continue reading The call of adventure
It’s been exactly one year since I announced the publication of my first book and a lot has happened since then! Embers has been out in the world for eight months and has been joined by the second book in the series, A Spark of Faith, which was released in May. Now I am anxiously … Continue reading A lot can happen in a year
For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holyand blameless in his sight. (Ephesians 1:4) A Spark of Faith Part One: Chosen
Through the Fire, the third installment in the Forged in Flames series, is now available for pre-order from Chapters Indigo! Through the Fire follows 17 year old Joey Floretti as he chases his dreams and faces life altering consequences. Through the Fire completes the series which started with Embers and continued in A Spark of … Continue reading The Forged in Flames series from Word Alive Press is now complete and available online
I am very excited and grateful to announce the arrival of book # 2 in the Forged in Flames series, A Spark of Faith! If you are in the Timmins area and would like your own copy I would love to hear from you. I look forward to hearing your comments and seeing your reviews! … Continue reading A Spark of Faith has arrived!
CHAPTER ONE Alex Smiley slammed the door and ran up the stairs to his room. His mother May turned from the dining table where she was folding laundry. Shocked, she looked at the stairs where her son had just disappeared. “Alex?” she called. She moved to the base of the stairs and tried again. “Alex? … Continue reading A Spark of Faith Sneak Peek: Chapter One
The Bible tells us not to worry. Not about clothes or food or finances or your life or your body. Do not worry about anything. This week marked eight years since I finished treatment for breast cancer. In the immediate days following, I saw my surgeon for intense back pain. He nodded his head sadly … Continue reading Do Not Worry