life, personal

Baking Preparedness.

There's a photograph somewhere, of me baking with my grandma. I'm on a step-stool, sleeves rolled up, and I'm wearing an apron that was probably a flour sack in its former life. Grandma is supervising my determined cookie-rolling, a smile on her face. She is calm. I remember the experience probably just through that photograph.… Continue reading Baking Preparedness.

life, personal, world problems

Acquisitions. Lateness. People.

I have been working on the task of commenting on about 30 submissions for Crosshair Press, the independent small publishing press that three¬†other women and I co-founded in 2014. This was our first submission period and we considered it a total success. I manage the acquisitions, and I was so excited to receive so many… Continue reading Acquisitions. Lateness. People.

life, personal

Highlights from Realm Makers 2016

I'm a bit overdue for a recap of my visit to this particular writers' conference. It has been such a blessing to me each year I've gone, and this year was no different. I'll just jump right in: Deep Things I learned at Realm Makers 2016: Silence is special. God hears us. Crying is healthy… Continue reading Highlights from Realm Makers 2016