… one story at a time. How has a story given you hope? In this video I describe how I create characters that will give my readers hope. I’m interested in knowing what types of characters you like. What aspect of a fictional story draws you in?
Empathy is the capacity to understand what another being feels. … More “Writers Write from Empathy”
I would love to hear some fun factoids about you! Leave a comment below after you check out this silly video. ______________________ Walter Plume and the Dehydrated Imagination Walter’s summer looks downright boring. But before his imagination breathes its last breath, Walter stumbles into a mystical land–a land where he has a special power! … More Author Factoids
Hi, friends! I was tinkled pink when Ladybug Magazine accepted, Not Now, Natalie! over a year ago. And now they have placed it in their Nov./Dec. holiday issue. The illustrations by John Joven are brilliant, with just the right amount of quirkiness. You can check out his work here: http://www.johnjoven.com You can pick up an … More Not Now, Natalie!
What are you imagining for your life? All things are possible for those who believe. Watch below and discover. Walter Plume and the Dehydrated Imagination is available for PRE-ORDER NOW on Amazon! http://www.amazon.com/Walter-Dehydrated-Imagination-Rebecca-Morales/dp/1462117805
When I think about forgiveness, I think about the big things — hurts, wrongs, insults — either received or given. And as my savior did for me I forgive and release the traumatic thing back to God. Then my chest loosens and I feel peaceful once again. But, what I find difficult to forgive … More Forgiveness
I had a conversation with someone the other day who was adamant that reading books doesn’t help you in life. His argument was that he knew a lot of people who did a ton of reading but never did anything. Naturally, I wanted to reach through the phone and give him a slap. He could … More Words Change Us
Scout as a free-spirited, sassy young lady brought a smile to my face when I read the first chapter in Harper Lee’s, Go Set A Watchman. She’s just as vibrant in her adulthood as she was in childhood, maybe even more so. I plan to read the whole book. I’ve added it to my list. … More Thoughts on Go Set A Watchman
Have you ever made it through an entire day without complaining once? I can’t say that I have because most of the time I’m either too hot or too cold. The current novel I am working on explores this theme. As a result I have realized that a day full of nothing but positive … More Raining Words
Are you wondering what books to have your kids dig into this summer? Check out the American Library’s list of notable children’s books. I’m going to pick up a few of these for those occasional lazy Saturday mornings. http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/notalists/ncb Chandler is loaded up with books from the library!