A gut-wrenching post, “Healing in the Intensive Care Unit,” on Janyre Tromp’s blog is an honest look at what it means to go through trial after trial and try to keep your faith intact. Life is hard, folks, but it amazes me to read stories like this where one weight is placed on another, and then another. I’ll be honest enough to say I’m not sure how well I’d deal with that kind of refining.
Do you ever find that you need to extend as much grace and mercy to yourself as you do others? The devotion “I’m Not the Judge” by Andrea Merrell rings so true.
My daughter had her favorite preschooler books, so I thought “Our Family’s Favorite Picture Books” on the Never Not Reading blog would be of interest if you’re looking for picture books for your child.
“…when they [authors] spend as much or more time on the similarities between the protagonist and antagonist, those characters come with built-in tension….” Have you ever focused on creating heroes and villains with similar characteristics? “When Your Protagonist Sees Your Antagonist in the Mirror” in Southern Writers Suite T made me think.
Are you looking for an agent or editor? “Book Promotion: Do This, Not That—May 2018” on The Book Designer blog provides information to “converse with, sell to, and negotiate with those in the publishing industry who hold the key to your success.”
Sandra Ardoin engages readers with stories of love and faith. She’s the author of heartwarming and award-winning historical romance. Visit her at www.sandraardoin.com. Subscribe to receive her updates and specials: http://eepurl.com/Xjqwr. Connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, Pinterest, and BookBub.