An author spends a great deal of her workday (alright, pretty much ALL of my workday) alone in her office, living in a world of fictional people who she can control with a tap of the ‘delete’ key. But the launch of a book is a time to get out of the office, away from the cats, and […]
As they continued their journey he entered a village where a woman whose name was Martha welcomed him. She had a sister named Mary [who] sat beside the Lord at his feet listening to him speak. Martha, burdened with much serving, came to him and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has […]
“Every woman in Bethany wishes they could make cakes as light as the clouds, like my Martha.” — Martha’s father in the first chapter of The Tomb, A Novel of Martha.
Martha’s cooking skills are the envy of every woman in the small town of Bethany. I can’t claim to be as […]
When Jesus arrived, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days . . . And many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them about their brother. John 11:17, 19
Raising of Lazarus (Attribute: Everhard Rensig or Gerhard Remisch (Victoria and Albert Museum) via Wikimedia […]
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The art department at Howard Books has been hard at work creating a stunning cover for The Tomb, A Novel of Martha. I can’t wait to hear what you think of it!
I’ll reveal the new cover on . […]
During the last few weeks, I’ve been finishing up edits on The Tomb, a Novel of Martha, the third book in The Living Water Series. We read in the Gospel of John about the ultimate miracle that Jesus performed in Bethany—bringing Lazarus back to life after four days in the tomb. But what do we know […]
How does a trip to the UK with 4 teenagers sound?
Absolutely. And also a great way to make memories as my family grows up and my children start leaving the nest at an alarming rate. (Ok, my oldest daughter is not technically a teenager, she just turned 20)
On the other hand, traveling with six […]
Many thanks to the lovely and talented Rebecca Kanner for including me on this relay blog tour. You can read about her writing process here or take a look at my review of her debut novel, The Sinners and the […]
One of the best parts about writing The Living Water series has been finding new friends in the writing world. Some help me market, some give me much-needed encouragement, and some make me smile. This newspaper article by Alan Daugherty does all that. I couldn’t resist sharing it with you as we finally welcome spring.
As many of you know, I’ve been busy finishing up the last edits to The Tomb, the last book in The Living Water Series. Thus, I’ve been remiss on posting my Biblical research and historical tidbits. Today, I’m happy to welcome Caryl McAdoo as a guest blogger. She has graciously agreed to tell us about […]