Confession: I don’t like my first book. I’m actually pretty embarrassed by it. Back in 2017 when I first wrote What Could Be, I was like a proud new first-time mama. My book baby was perfect. Beautiful. And certain to make its mark on the world. Aaaaaaand then I read it again months after I’d […]
Book Sightings #Giveaway
In 2005, I went to my first American Christian Fiction Writers Conference. I was so overwhelmed, didn’t know a soul there, and it seemed like everyone I met was published. Don’t get me wrong, I met really nice people. They weren’t bragging. But it seemed like everyone there was published. Except me. After that first […]
Wedding Plan Mishaps and a 99 Cent Novel Set!
Hello Inspy Readers, I’m currently researching for my next book which will be called Holding Onto Hope. You may remember Hope from my new novel Healing Skye. She has always helped her mother plan events and weddings. She loves making brides feel like princesses, despite the fact that she’s never gotten to plan her own […]
The Making of an Unlikely Rock Star Romance Writer with Author Emily Conrad
The Making of an Unlikely Rock Star Romance Writer! Hi Inspy Romance Readers! My guest today is author Emily Conrad, and I’ve enjoyed her inspirational stories with these musical characters. I’ve asked her to share about creating her rock band heroes! Welcome Emily! Thank you for having me! If you met me, I doubt you’d walk […]
Character Hometowns: Dauphin Island, Alabama #giveaway
When my friend’s daughter began telling me about her internship with the Dauphin Island Sea Lab a few years ago, I knew right away that I wanted to set a book there! She was studying manatee migration patterns. The large mammals had started leaving their habitats in Florida during the summer to forage for food […]
Novel Weddings! And a Freebie!
Happy Holidays, Inspy Romance Readers! I’ve just spent the weekend at a family wedding in Birmingham, Alabama! It was just so beautiful. The ceremony was outdoors on a ranch with horses, and the rehearsal took place in the beautifully refurbished barn. There were some fun things I hadn’t seen before, like a corn hole game […]
New Book Preorder! Healing Skye with Excerpt!
Hello Inspy Romance! I’ve been working hard and doing a lot of research all year for a new novel called Healing Skye! I decided to share an excerpt with you today! My heroine is Skye who is a marine biologist. If you follow my on social media, you know I love taking pictures of creation. […]
When Characters Travel: Nashville and a #free eBook
While writing Tackling the Fields, I sent two of the characters who were musically inclined to Nashville, Tennessee. The city is also known by many as Music City, and these two young characters, Audrey and Bryan, were on the verge of being considered by an agent. The Southern City in Tennessee is about six hours […]
Emily Conrad’s To Bring You Back and Four Regional Romances to Transport You Around the Country
Welcome Emily Conrad to Inspy Romance to talk with us about her new inspirational romance: To Bring You Back! I’m excited about this release! Who doesn’t love a Christian musician?! And I love to hear about regional romances! Thank you for having me! I’m excited to be here! I wanted to share about: Four Regional Romances […]
Character Hometowns: Boone, North Carolina
I’ve been writing about how I choose settings for my novels, and I’ve also been sharing about how I come up with my characters’ hometowns for their back stories. For this post, I’m writing about my character Dylan Conner’s background in Boone, North Carolina. Dylan is the hero of my novel Going Up South. (You […]