Belinda Pollard is the author of crime novels, light memoir, devotionals and non-fiction, and the founder of Gracewriters. Belinda shares what she learned from revising and republishing both a devotional book, Meet the Real Jesus, and her first crime novel, Poison Bay.
In this episode, Belinda Pollard, Donita Bundy and Alison Joy interview Jack Countryman, author of 35 books based on Bible promises, blessings and prayers, which have sold more than 27 million copies. At 93, Jack has just released another book. He encourages all Christian writers, and especially those writing devotionals, and those who fear they are “too old”.
In this episode, Belinda Pollard, Donita Bundy and Alison Joy interview Christian non-fiction author Jo Swinney. Jo’s eight books cover important and sensitive topics from dating to depression, but her most challenging project yet was co-writing a book on hospitality with her mother, Miranda Harris, after she had passed away.
In this episode, Belinda Pollard, Donita Bundy and Alison Joy interview spy-thriller author Mazzy Adams. Mazzy shares her writing practices, the joy and complexity of defying genre norms, and how writing actually helped rehabilitate her brain after a stroke.
Roma Flood has endured the loss of a mother, daughter, husband and granddaughter, but has found a way to bless people with her story of loss and grief. For others who are writing from painful personal experience, she shares about lives that have changed as a result of her book… including her own.
Jubilee Lipsey writes biblical fiction based on Old Testament narratives. She shares the methods she uses to invite readers deeper into the stories that form the backbone of Christian faith, while also being changed by the Bible in the process herself.
Lisa Boucher has trained polo horses, worked as a flight attendant, hairdresser and bartender, and then reconstructed her life as a registered nurse. Lisa’s books help women overcome alcoholism, and she draws from her rich life experience to encourage readers to stop micromanaging and surrender to God.
Steven James is the author of 18 bestselling thrillers and winner of 4 Christy Awards. His non-fiction titles include STORY TRUMPS STRUCTURE and TROUBLESHOOTING YOUR NOVEL for Writer’s Digest, and he challenges us to defy the so-called “rules” of writing fiction.