About Me, Grace Series, Writing 101

Writing Influence for Grace Series

Growing up, our family was a family of readers. Influenced by my mother, an elementary school librarian my entire life and even my dad was a librarian for a few before moving into IT services. So needless to say, reading was a way of life in our home. My sister and I always had a book in our hands, and we took one with us wherever we went. Even now, if we’re going somewhere (Doctor, Dentist, Restaurant) there’s a book in our purses to read while we wait.

When I sat down to write my first novel, Restoring Grace, I didn’t consciously think about writing influences. I just wrote down the words that popped in my head.

Only now, after learning about the writing/publishing process, I’ve been more introspective of my journey.

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About Me


I’m improvising today because it’s been a tough week. Definitely happy it’s Friday. Why? I was accidentally glutened by something I’ve been eating for months with no issues. Now, recovering from the gluten-migraine, I’m still proofing book four, writing book five, all the while working 40+ hours a week at my paying job… well, it was difficult to come up with a blog post for Friday.

Rough? Yes.

Problem? No, because God gave me a new 2nd grader to mentor.

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