April 5, 2016

They had all received a personal invitation, but where was their host? The guests stole glances at each other, a few exchanged pleasantries, as they gathered in the study. It was only after the door was closed firmly behind them that they noticed the shadowy form on th...

March 8, 2016

“I’m reading John Le Carre’s The Constant Gardener right now. Frankly, it’s making me feel more inadequate than I’ve felt in a long time.”

~ Elisabeth George, in her journal (after publishing twelve bestsellers).


 Her story starts in the place all good fiction writers s...

February 25, 2016

I know God answers prayer. He’s answered mine, at times in dramatic ways, perhaps to let me know He’s actually listening.


God moves my heart and my life in directions every day, and as I look back, I can see where. But I’ve heard him actually speak to me three times in...

February 14, 2016

Robin Lee Hatcher is the best-selling author of over seventy-five books. Her well drawn characters and heartwarming stories of faith, courage, and love have earned her both critical acclaim and the devotion of readers. Here at WriWoW, she kindly agreed to answer all th...

February 9, 2016

What's on my mind? Surviving February...


Let's see, there's Chinese New Year on the 8th -- take-out and good drinks by the fire with family or friends, predictions about what the year will hold.


Then Valentine's Day and its obvious prospects for staying warm -- chocola...

January 29, 2016


This is it, the post that started my Writing Without a Wife journey, and became fascinating and illuminating interviews with primarily, but not exclusively female authors and artists about their journeys, as well as their best advice for balancing life and art. Join m...

April 28, 2015


I’m drinking one of the best cups of coffee I’ve had in weeks, produced by a portable espresso machine with a woman named Mercy at the helm, who spontaneously sets up shop in different locations around my hometown. Thank God for Google Maps. 



The coffee’s great, and...

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