Inside A Writer’s Life-It ain’t always pretty

Posted by on June 23, 2014 | 5 Comments

The fabulous Lisa Wingate tagged me to participate in an Authors at Work: How They Do It blog hop. If you’ve ever been curious how an author works, here’s your glimpse at me. Don’t say I didn’t warn you ;) 8f144f9291d872e334e897b83fe46167

  • What am I working on?

Sabotaged- Book 5 in the Alaskan Courage series  - by Dani PettreyI am working on the revisions for the final book in my Alaskan Courage series. SABOTAGED is Reef McKenna’s story and here’s a sneak peek:

Growing up, goody-two-shoes Kirra Jacobs and troublemaker Reef McKenna were always … Read More

Winner of Fill In The Blank Contest

Posted by on May 24, 2014 | Leave a comment

Thank you so much for all who participated in my and Becky Wade‘s Fill In The Blank Contest. It was so much fun. You’ve all voted and the grand prize winner (by a very narrow margin) of an autographed copy of Meant to Be Mine and a $25 Visa gift card is…

  • Lindsey Grogg

Congratulations, Lindsey!!!!

Congrats to second and third place winners Tari and Erynn on winning an autographed copy of Meant to Be Mine by Becky Wade.… Read More

Fill in the Blank Contest Finalists

Posted by on May 23, 2014 | 11 Comments

Thank you to everyone who entered the Fill in the Blank contest! You guys are awesome! Becky and I had a fabulous time reading all your creative and hilarious entries. It was so hard narrowing it down to three finalists. Seriously. Hard. But we’ve done it. As a quick reminder here’s the excerpt we used from Meant To Be Mine by Becky Wade:


There he was.

She forgot how to ___(1. verb)___.

He was striding down the sidewalk … Read More

Fun Facts From My Trip to Bethany House

Posted by on May 9, 2014 | 2 Comments

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting my publisher–Bethany House–in Minnesota. As always, I had a wonderful time. Everyone at Bethany House is so warm and welcoming. This trip started out with a couple crazy plane rides and a soaked suitcase (along with its contents). But, I also got to experience some really fun times. Today I thought I’d share a few fun snapshots and facts I learned during my trip.

1. If you fly … Read More

Winners of the Mountains Are Calling Giveaway

Posted by on April 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

I am overwhelmed with gratitude and sincerely humbled by everyone’s amazing enthusiasm for Jake and Kayden’s story. You have touched my heart with your kind words of encouragement and your continued support for the McKennas’ adventures. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. You guys are the BEST! I wish you all could win, but alas, there are only two custom-designed Sevenly shirts to giveaway, and the winners are:


Congratulations, Sarah P and Paula K! I hope you’ll … Read More