Tag: Aaron D. Gansky

Author Spotlight—Kimberly Rae

Author Spotlight—Kimberly Rae

It’s my pleasure to spotlight fellow LPC author Kimberly Rae this week. She’s lived in Bangladesh, Uganda, Kosovo and Indonesia. In addition to being published over 250 times, she has work in 5 languages. Her suspense/romance novels on international human trafficking and missions (Stolen Woman, […]

Author Spotlight: Cindy Sproles

Author Spotlight: Cindy Sproles

This week, I have the honor of “spotlighting” Cindy Sproles. She’s a good friend and great writer. We’re in the process of collaborating on a novel as we speak, but that’s not the only thing she has going on. You’ll see just how busy she […]

Author Spotlight—M. B. Dahl

Author Spotlight—M. B. Dahl

This week it’s my honor to feature M. B. Dahl. Mary Beth has won several writing awards at Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers’ Conference. Her essay, “Little People,” was part of the Life Lessons from Teachers anthology, and her first novel Through the Balustrade was […]

Author Spotlight–Steven James

Author Spotlight–Steven James

Today I have the extreme pleasure of featuring best-selling author Steven James. He’s penned more than thirty books ranging from psychological thrillers to  prayer collections. He has received wide critical acclaim for his work including four Storytelling World Honor awards, two Publishers Weekly starred reviews, […]

Author Spotlight: Dennis Fulgoni

Author Spotlight: Dennis Fulgoni

It’s my genuine pleasure to feature Dennis Fulgoni on today’s Author Spotlight. Among other things, Dennis is a fellow Antioch Alum (he sat next to me at our graduation ceremony) and a great friend. He won an Intro Journals Award, a Kirkwood Award for Fiction, […]

Author Spotlight: Lee Stoops

Author Spotlight: Lee Stoops

This weeks Author Spotlight focuses on Lee Stoops, fellow Antioch Alum and fellow fiction editor at The Citron Review. I’ve had the pleasure of working with him for some time now, and you’ll recognize his name as my guest blogger for the last few weeks […]

Author Spotlight: Bill Giovannetti

Author Spotlight: Bill Giovannetti

This week on Author Spotlight, Bill Giovannetti weighs in on his writing journey. I think you’ll enjoy his answers. He’s got some great insights. Bill Giovannetti teaches at AW Tozer Theological Seminary and is the senior pastor of the 2,500 member Neighborhood Church of Redding. […]

Author Spotlight: Douglas Bauer

Author Spotlight: Douglas Bauer

Today marks a new (hopefully weekly) feature of my blog: the Author Spotlight. Sometimes it’s nice to hear other writer’s journeys and their keen insights on the craft. I’ve asked each of them a few questions, and I hope you’ll find their answers helpful as […]

The Redemptive Act

The Redemptive Act

Study writing long enough, and you’ll hear someone talk about complex characters and the importance of believable villains, the significance of sympathetic slime-balls. Anyone can craft a one-dimensional bad-guy bent on world domination, but it takes a certain sense of subtlety to create a character […]

The Whole Story

The Whole Story

I’m at Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writer’s Conference today, and having a blast. I was talking with a friend of mine about her book. I noticed a few moments of melodrama—something I’ve done before myself. For me, and for many other writers, melodrama, especially in […]