The Fourth Day of Christmas: A Writer’s Holidays

Meet Jayla Cruz, an awesome aspiring author, who's here to talk about the holidays from a writer's perspective.   It’s the most wonderful time of the year. With the kids jingle belling And everyone telling you be of good cheer It's the most wonderful time of the year With the days getting colder and the … Continue reading The Fourth Day of Christmas: A Writer’s Holidays

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The Third Day of Chistmas: Why We Don’t Sing Jingle Bells in Church

Happy December 16th! I’m sitting at my desk with a pilfered book of my dad’s: 101 Hymn Stories: The Inspiring True Stories Behind 101 Favorite Hymns by Kenneth W. Osbeck and my phone on Wikipedia, ready to impart some beautiful information on some of our favorite Christmas hymns.   O Little Town of Bethlehem This … Continue reading The Third Day of Chistmas: Why We Don’t Sing Jingle Bells in Church

The First Day of Christmas: When Christmas was Outlawed (and a speedy update from yours truly)

Aaaaah, Christmas. The time of the year when half of the world starts praying for snow. After all, what is the holiday if not a White Christmas? Normal, in my opinion. It’s a good 75 degrees outside today, and the family is doing yard work. Welcome to South America, where ‘tis the season to wear … Continue reading The First Day of Christmas: When Christmas was Outlawed (and a speedy update from yours truly)

Spoiler Warning 101 – Watch Your Back Or You’ll Fall in Love With My Characters Too

Aaaah, NaNoWriMo. The time of year wherein I ignore this blog (more than I do usually). The time of year when my communication levels vary from a grunt (as my fingers still continue flying over the keyboard) or high-level rambling, like maybe talking will remove my plot problems. This year, it's also a time for … Continue reading Spoiler Warning 101 – Watch Your Back Or You’ll Fall in Love With My Characters Too