Photos from the book launch

This entry is part 14 of the series Story Behind the Book

The night of the big launch!

The night before and the morning of the big launch, the family joined together in a first-time-ever work-party. There was much fun, laughter, clowning, and even some hard work.

For me this was one of the highlights of the evening: having almost my entire family around, working together. I missed my daughter and family far away in freezing Kazakhstan but everyone else was there – even the dog! read more

Book Launch with a Difference

This entry is part 11 of the series Story Behind the Book
I ended my previous post in this series with the question, “What Is a Book Launch?”
I also asked, “If you were invited to a book launch, what would you expect?”
 A few of you answered, and I’ve also asked a number of other people. The general feeling is that the one thing you have to have at a book launch is a book.
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Countdown to Launch

This entry is part 10 of the series Story Behind the Book



Up until now, I’ve been giving you the background story as to how the Lord took the germ of an idea and grew it into a book that will soon be available across the globe. I say the Lord. I’m hoping that if you’ve read through this story, you will see, as I have, that this has been no casual procedure. read more

Answer to Prayer? Or Co-incidence?

This entry is part 7 of the series Story Behind the Book

Before arriving at the Florida Christian Writers’ Conference, I had selected four possible editors to preview my proposal for Rise and Soar (now called Strength Renewed). I intended to see that one of the four got my manuscript before the start of the conference, and I would make appointments to see the other three during the conference.  read more