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WhiteFire Scavenger Hunt Stop #3

By on June 22, 2017

Three Prize Packages!!! Welcome to the WhiteFire Publishing Scavenger Hunt! If you’ve just discovered the hunt, be sure to go back to stop #1 and collect all the clues in order (scroll down for a full list). Once you have more »

Why I Write

By on June 15, 2017

Today, my fifth novel releases. It might be easier to start off with why I don’t write. I don’t write to teach a lesson. I don’t write to spread a message. I don’t write to sprinkle hope or joy or more »

The moment you realize how subtle racism can be.

By on May 15, 2017

The moment you realize how subtle racism can be. As someone of Northern European ancestry, I approach this topic with caution and with the knowledge that I can never fully understand racism in America from a personal perspective. That being more »

Banned Paper Topics: Science vs. Religion

By on April 10, 2017

I think I learned more from my students in my first semester as a college composition instructor than I taught them. One of the first lessons was to create a banned paper list. Over the years, the list has evolved, more »

Writing from the Dust

By on March 21, 2017

Why I wrote Devil in the Dust. One Sunday after church, we decided to go to lunch with another family. We hadn’t had the opportunity to get to know this couple well, but the conversation was amazing, we laughed until more »

Dragon Fruit and Letting Go

By on November 2, 2016

MTL Article Nov. 1, 2016

6 Must-Haves for a Great Series

By on July 18, 2016

I love to read. Everything. I read mystery, literary, historical, contemporary, sci-fi, biographies, academic…pretty much anything I can get my hands on. And even though I am currently writing a series, I typically prefer not to read in a series because more »

Fresh Fiction – Enter to Win!

By on June 24, 2016

6 Things I Learned About Writing Suspense from Reading Suspense   Enter to win a signed copy of Soul’s Prisoner! Just comment on the blog at http://freshfiction.com/page.php?id=8459   Looking back now, I realize that every time I picked up a book as more »

Goodreads Giveaway! Starts June 24th!

By on June 18, 2016

Goodreads Book Giveaway Gathered Waters by Cara Luecht Giveaway ends July 07, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway

BookBub $.99 deal

By on May 21, 2016

Gathered Waters, 2016 Selah Award Finalist, is featured on BookBub today! $.99!