My Name is Absalom: Part 1 by P.M. Gilmer

“My Name is Absalom”–A Story Told in Seven Parts My sister, Tamar, is the most important person in my life. That may sound strange, but let me explain about my family life. My father, a king, has a multitude of wives and, consequently, an even greater multitude of children. I am the third of sixContinue reading “My Name is Absalom: Part 1 by P.M. Gilmer”

Characters & Spoilers

As a writing exercise for myself, I have been writing a section of my manuscript through the eyes of the antagonist, Absalom, rather than the protagonist, Solomon. This exercise has been beneficial for helping me better understand that character. But, another reason has come to me and that is to share this story on myContinue reading “Characters & Spoilers”

Crossing the Waters by Leslie Leyland Fields

What first grabbed me about Crossing the Waters is the subtitle: Following Jesus through the storms, the fish, the doubt, and the seas. Fields, originally from New Hampshire, married a fisherman in Alaska changing her life completely as they built a house on a small island, raised children and caught fish. Not sugar-coating anything, Fields sharesContinue reading “Crossing the Waters by Leslie Leyland Fields”