How does a writer turn into a novelist? More than desire, hard work, years of developing skill, networking, and persistence? Yes, more, for we need inspiration. An idea. Mine came in the form of paper bags, totes, and boxes full of vintage photos, letters, and receipts from my father's family. They threw little away. Self-named … Continue reading Those Resilient Muldoons (Novel Series)
Author Spotlight – EV Sparrow
A lovely guest interview by a generous and supportive author, Aurora J. Alexander. I enjoy meeting new readers and other authors! Thank you.
Please introduce yourself. Hey everyone, my pen name is E.V. Sparrow. I’m happy to meet you.
1. When did you start writing? May of 2015. But I always told stories in my childhood.
2. What motivates you to write? Words.Communication.I love dialogue and the power of storytelling, and then God called me at the perfect time in my life to write.
3. What genre do you write in and what made you chose this particular genre? Writing Christian Historical fiction, and a bit of romance. My dad’s family made me the keeper of their history with bags, and totes of photos, letters, and documents I kept with me for 35 years. It was the perfect situation to start stories.
4. What is your goal in writing? Do you have dreams where your writing should take you? First, write them. Ha! The goal being to usher ordinary readers into the…
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Preparing a Novella to Introduce Mick Muldoon
After signing a three-book contract with Celebrate Lit Publishing, I decided I want readers to discover more about Mick ahead of the historical fiction novel in which he is the main character. Mick is a simple Irish farmer in a small village in 1866 Ireland, but he's a complex man. He battles with poverty, multiple … Continue reading Preparing a Novella to Introduce Mick Muldoon
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March’s Lucky Hop into Spring Giveaway!
Happy March Reader Friends, As an author, I am thankful for your love and support. I wanted to show you how much by partnering with my publisher, Celebrate Lit Publishing for their Hop into Spring Multi-author Giveaway. 🐰 🍀📚Here is your chance to win 40 books or a $500 Amazon card! Enter at: https://promosimple.com/ps/2430f/2023-hop-into-spring 🍀The event and giveaway are from 3/12 through 3/18. … Continue reading March’s Lucky Hop into Spring Giveaway!
This was my third published short story by Inspire Press included in their Inspire Love compilation. Sometimes, love is expressed by a person in ways others don't understand or appreciate. Actions which come out of Ella's love create self comfort, but pain for someone dear to her. Click here for her love story. EV_Ella'sHeart
Recent A.C.F.W. Blog Post, Mismatched in the Yoke
Grateful to ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers) for the opportunities they give us members to write articles for other authors. I hope mine blesses any discouraged authors. We occasionally need to adjust to a helpful mindset while we bump shoulders with the world of writing and all its challenges. Mismatched in the Yoke by E.V. … Continue reading Recent A.C.F.W. Blog Post, Mismatched in the Yoke
Love’s Perfect Heart
The first time I read this quote, I gasped. Its imagery of the Lord Jesus Christ on the cross was acute in my mind, but the truth of this statement profoundly moved me by its purity. His motivation for His suffering and sacrifice was to save me and you from the power of sin in … Continue reading Love’s Perfect Heart
February’s Celebrate Lit Multi-Author Giveaway
Happy February Readers! February is the month we celebrate love. As an author, I am so thankful for all your love and support! I wanted to show you how much I love all my readers by partnering up with Celebrate Lit Publicity for their We Love Our Readers Multi-Author Giveaway. Here is your chance to win 45 books or a $500 … Continue reading February’s Celebrate Lit Multi-Author Giveaway
A Journey for Hope
Today, January 17, 2023 is release day for Stacy T. Simmons' second book. She passed away before seeing it birthed. Stacy was an author with Celebrate Lit Publishing, and I recently contracted three books with them. She was enthusiastic and encouraging to me via social media. Please, read the press release and visit her Facebook … Continue reading A Journey for Hope
Happy New Year Readers: Publisher Giveaway
My publisher, Celebrate Lit, began a huge giveaway! My short story, South Dakota Foreman, is in the Heartland Treasures anthology. See it in row 3, 3rd from the left. Here is your chance to win over 45 books or a $500 Amazon card to buy a ton of books for yourself in Celebrate Lit’s Happy New Year Readers … Continue reading Happy New Year Readers: Publisher Giveaway