BOM: Delilah Q&A

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Thanks for the questions!  Photo:  We’re in the middle of a tropical storm right now, so I AM praying for flowers . . . June 7th:  Delilah’s official release date!   Sioux asked: My question is, as a fledgling author myself, I often find myself researching unusual topics. What was the strangest thing you had…

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BOM: Delilah, Reaction and Reviews

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As I write this, Delilah hasn’t been officially released, though reader review copies have gone out. And so I’m happy to report that so far, the reviews for Delilah have made me very happy. I read reviews, not to feel pumped up, but to see if I’m reaching my goals–if readers are catching the theme…

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BOM: The Editing of Delilah

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Every book needs to be edited–no exceptions.  Dave Long is my most excellent editor on this series, and honestly, the thing I remember most is this:  When Delilah is feeling threatened by an enemy from her past, Dave wrote, “Why doesn’t she just send Samson to kill him?” LOL!  Sometimes the most obvious things .…

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BOM: The Writing of DELILAH

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I keep a ten-year journal–I’ve done it for 18 years.  I can only write a few lines on each page, but it’s enough to remind me of where I was at that point in each year. The other day–May 11, to be exact–I read the entry from May 11, 2015: Worked VERY hard to finish…

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BOM: The Research

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When writing about ancient times, a writer must do a lot of research on daily life–how did people travel? Cook? Make clothing? Work?  What were the social circumstances? What was the status of women? What gods were worshipped, and by whom? In writing DELILAH, I faced one unique challenge–from the Scriptures, we know she existed.…

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Book of the month: Delilah!

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As you may know, whenever I have a new book releasing, I like to do a “book of the month” feature to answer any questions about the new book.  So it begins today and will continue for the next week or so. This month’s book is DELILAH, the third and last book in the DANGEROUS…

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