Writer Wednesday with Ronie Kendig

Congratulations to Deborah Freeman for winning a copy of Unraveling and Karen Johnson for winning a copy of Hiding from the Kids in my Prayer Closet. Please e-mail your mailing address to my assistant Christen (amy@triciagoyer.com). Scroll below for a chance to win a copy of Ronie Kendig’s Conspiracy of Silence!  Most all of my creating is done in my office at home. This is both wonderful and a bit frustrating. Wonderful because it’s my own space in my own {Read More}

Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt (Win a Kindle Fire HDX & more!)

Welcome to the Autumn 2014 Scavenger Hunt! You have arrived at Stop #8.   The hunt begins at noon (Mountain Time Zone) on October 17, 2014. You may have arrived here before the start which could mean all of the sites aren’t ready quite yet. Once the official start has begun, you should go to Stop #1  and then work your way through the sites, gathering clues and entering bonus giveaways, until you reach the final stop which will also {Read More}

My Favorite Marketing Tools for Authors

My Favorite Marketing Tools for Authors You think that writing a book is the hard part, right?! Getting your book noticed (and appreciated) by readers is a whole new thing. Here are ways I’ve connect with readers and have grown my fan base … without being annoying! Just a few quick tips that have worked for me… Marketing: 1. I’ve hired a nearly full-time assistant to help with marketing. She posts my blogs, formats my newsletters, sends out packages, etc. {Read More}

The Balance Between Mom and Writer

I started writing when my kids were five, two, and a newborn, and I was starting my first year of homeschool. My husband was in college and worked at night. We were poor. LOL. I started writing during naptime, but by the time I started getting book contracts, my kids were too old for naps, we still homeschooled, and my kids were home all day. So for years I wrote when they were around the house—usually in the afternoon. I {Read More}

Rewriting is the Real Work of Writing

Rewriting is the Real Work of Writing I get letters almost daily from people who want to write a novel. Most of them have started one, and some are close to the end of their book. But once the writing starts, the fears come quickly. We know what we want to say. We know what story we want to share . . . but the words on the page often don’t match. We look at our manuscript and see that {Read More}

Ways I Fuel My Creativity

  Ways I Fuel My Creativity I’m an author of a lot of books and a lot of blogs— 40+ and 3,000+ respectfully! I write a lot. I plot a lot, but one of my biggest weaknesses is in taking time to consider how to fuel my soul. There’s a lot outbound and if I’m not careful I get drained. Creativity: There’s a lot outbound and if I’m not careful I get drained.  @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Ways I fuel my writing day: {Read More}

Messy Beautiful Love: Book Giveaway & Author Interview

Messy Beautiful Love: Interview & Book Giveaway   You may be familiar with one of my favorite bloggers, Darlene Schacht, also known as the TimeWarpWife. I’m happy to announce that Darlene’s book is releasing tomorrow! To celebrate, I’m giving away 3 copies of her books and letting you know a little more about why I’m so excited about this book. She answered the following questions for us… Yay! @TriciaGoyer is celebrating @timewarpwife’s book release with a giveaway! Click To Tweet Your book is {Read More}

One Woman’s War: September 1, 1939

Happy Labor Day! I hope you get the chance to take a break from everyday life today and spend some time with your loved ones.   In anticipation of my upcoming WWII release, Where Treetops Glisten, I’ve teamed up with my co-authors of the book and some other author friends of WWII fiction for a blog tour and giveaway! (Details are at the end of this post.)   Here is a fictional diary entry from Helene, one of my characters in From Dust and Ashes. {Read More}

Fall 2014: Favorite Blogs

My Favorite Blogs: Fall 2014 As a writer, I’m honored to have my work featured on some of my favorite blogs. I thought I’d share the blog-love with the readers on my own site too! Here they are, in no particular order… The Mob Society: FOR Moms of Boys, BY Moms of Boys Created in 2010 by Erin Mohring and Brooke McGlothlin, The MOB Society has quickly become a beacon of hope for boy moms, and the online home for all things boys. With five {Read More}

What I Learned About Homeschooling from the Kiberia Slums

What I Learned About Homeschooling from the Kiberia Slums Before I left for my summer trip to Nairobi with AWANA, I knew my heart was going to break seeing the children living in poverty in the slums of Nairobi’s Kibera … but I never expected to learn so much about homeschooling from the teachers and students I met. I never expected to learn so much about homeschooling from the Kiberia slums. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet First, the slums are a {Read More}

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