Entries by Darlene Franklin

Celebrating Cracked Ice

  Cracked Ice is the second annual collection of short stories from Oklahoma City Christian Fiction Writers. It’s my privilege to be the guide and mentor. One of my challenges is coming up with a theme that authors from multiple genres will be inspired by. Coming from New England by birth and Colorado by choice, […]

50 Book Giveaway EXTENDED

Hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving. I have GOOD NEWS! My 50 Book Giveaway has been extended! Leave a comment below to enter to win. *Every commenter on the blog will win a copy of a book (one per commenter), up to a limit of 50.

Writing Tips — Mary L. Hamilton

Today I’m happy to introduce Mary to you… ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— Suspense author M L Hamilton never let monsters under the bed bother her, but the man hiding in her closet kept her awake many a night. She never figured out who he was or how he managed to hide in her messy closet, but she has […]

Writing Tips — Davalynn Spencer

Today I’m happy to introduce Davalynn to you… ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— Davalynn Spencer writes heart-tugging, Western romance set along the Front Range of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. She is the wife and mother of professional rodeo bullfighters and a recipient of the Will Rogers Gold Medallion for Inspirational Western Fiction. A former journalist and crime-beat reporter, Davalynn lives […]

WRITING NEWS

Writing News: Forward progress: I’m at 150 of 365 prayers written Praying Through the Bible (Barbour, TBR Nov 2018) When I add in others I’ve started down the road, I’m over half-way through the rough draft. Cracked Ice: What Happens When the Lights Go Out?, a short story collection from Oklahoma City Christian Fiction Writers, […]

Special Contest

This is the year of nonfiction books! That is, 12 chronological months, not calendar year. So here is #1, just in time for Christmas shopping or for yourself, a perfect tool who want to get serious about their quiet time with God in 2018. Daily Wisdom for Women is part of an ongoing year-long devotional […]

Writing News — November 5

Victory Dance! Last Monday a host of people joined me in waging war on heaven through prayer. I’ve been feeling quite ill and getting desperate to get my bipap repaired. Monday afternoon, helped arrived, the bipap was fixed, and I’m sleeping well again! GOD! GOD! GOD! That’s the big news this week. Every week, but […]

Writing News — October 22

Now all together for the first time for the low price of $2.99: MAPLE NOTCH ROMANCES: Eight Couples Find Love Over the Year Purchase here I have completed 78 days of 365 for Prayer Through the Bible in a Year and written fifty-eight percent of All Roads Lead Home, my Harvey Girls/Charles Lindbergh story. I’m […]

Reviews for “An Apple For Christmas”

An Apple For Christmas Ruby Nelson trades her job in the laboratory for teaching in a small girls’ school in Vermont. Twin sisters challenge her position—and their father captivates her imagination. Will the orchard grower graft Ruby onto his heart? Learn more at Amazon REVIEW SNIPPETS: “What a wonderful Christian fiction story. Mac has recently […]

Writing News — October 15

***NOW AVAILABLE FOR 99 CENTS. TAKE ME HOME: Three Romantic Novellas by John Denver*** I have completed 55 days of 365 for Prayer Through the Bible in a Year and written the forty percent of All Roads Leads Home, my Harvey Girls/Charles Lindbergh story. I am sad to say one publisher has passed on my […]