Writer Wednesday: Jaime Jo Wright

Congratulations to the following winners:  Linda Horin for winning a copy of A Place at Our Table! Wendy Newcomb for winning a copy of An Amish Christmas Love! Winners, please e-mail your mailing address to my assistant Christen (amy@triciagoyer.com). Enter below for a chance to win a copy of Jaime Jo Wright’s The House on Foster Hill! What was your favorite book as a child? Name a Nancy Drew novel and I read it! I remember one specific night, curled up {Read More}

Books I Read: April & May 2014

  Books I Read April & May 2014   In the last few months I’ve read some great books. If you’re a reader, or part of a book club, you might want to check some of these out. You may see that I read a number of cozy mysteries in April and May. Why? Well, because I’ll be writing one soon! (More details to come after I can make the announcement!) Cozy Mysteries The Christie Curse: Book Collector’s Mystery by {Read More}

Write Hard Things (Advice from Your Favorite Authors) | Plus a Giveaway

Write Hard Things I remember the first time that I really allowed my deepest secrets—my deepest pains—to make it into the pages of a novel. I had written a lot of “romance-y” stories and none of them got close to getting published, but then there was a book that broke my heart. It was the story of a women imprisoned by her enemies and another woman who dared to help her. It was a World War II story that included {Read More}

Editing Tips from Your Favorite Authors

  Becoming a writer is so much more than actually writing the book. Editing is half the battle to publishing, so I’ve gathered some of my fellow writing friends’ best advice about tackling the dreaded editing task. Editing Tips from Your Favorite Authors Just as you “become” the characters in order to write about them and their reactions and motivations authentically, “become” an editor in editing stage. Approach your manuscript without your writer-heart emotional attachment to it. Read as if {Read More}

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