Hope Prose Podcast Launch!

Hope Prose Podcast Launch!

  The Hope Prose podcast is dedicated YA Christian books – the authors who write them and the readers they inspire. We upload new episodes once every two weeks and hope to leave our listens with sparks that ignite their own stories–whether their own or fictional. We want our podcast to be a place that …

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Habakkuk: Everyone’s Favorite Minor Prophet!

Habakkuk: Everyone’s Favorite Minor Prophet!

Nestled between Nahum and Zephaniah, there is a little book called Habakkuk. It’s only three chapters long (56 verses), but very powerful. My dad once called it “everyone’s favorite minor prophet,” but it’s actually my favorite! Our church just finished a four week series on Habakkuk. I’d like to share three things I learned with you. …

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A Silence in the Shadows Book Release! Reviews and Author Interview!

A Silence in the Shadows Book Release! Reviews and Author Interview!

On Monday, Caleb E. King’s debut novel, A Silence in the Shadows, released! Since I’m on Caleb’s street team, I go to read an ARC (advanced reader copy) before it was published. My younger brother also read it and wrote a review of his own. Now I have several things to share in this post, so …

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Sunshine Blogger Award!

Sunshine Blogger Award!

Here are the rules: Thank the blogger who nominated you and link to their blog. (Thank you for tagging me, Fe! https://theunshaken.blog/) Answer the questions provided by the blogger who nominated you (11 maximum). Nominate new bloggers and make up 11 questions for them to answer. List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger logo …

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English Sonnets and Baseball Games

English Sonnets and Baseball Games

My last semester of high school, I studied Shakespeare’s tragedies (Julius Caesar, Hamlet, Macbeth, King Lear) and various sonnets. One of my assignments was to write my own English sonnet. I was inspired by the Irish tune “The Foggy Dew.” It’s beautifully haunting and one of my favorite pieces to play on my flute.   …

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The Ultimate Writing Conference Guide: You’re Finally Here–What To Do At The Conference

The Ultimate Writing Conference Guide: You’re Finally Here–What To Do At The Conference

You walk in the door of the conference and are instantly surrounded by the buzz of conversation and clusters of strangers with name tags. Oh boy. What was I thinking? I can’t do this thing. Maybe I should go back to the car. But you paid for it, so you decide to stick it out …

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The Ultimate Guide To Writing Conferences: What To Pack–The Essential Tools You’ll Need at a Writing Conference

The Ultimate Guide To Writing Conferences: What To Pack–The Essential Tools You’ll Need at a Writing Conference

It’s time! The conference is almost upon you and it’s time to start packing. But you freeze, unsure of what to take. You certainly don’t want to forget anything. Here are some of the essentials:   Backpack or other sturdy bag You’ll want a nice big bag to carry your papers and books around in …

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The Ultimate Guide to Writing Conferences: How To Prepare–What To Do Before You Go

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Conferences: How To Prepare–What To Do Before You Go

Welcome back! Today we’re talking about preparing for a writing conference. If you missed last week’s post, you can find it here: How to pick a conference After you have picked the conference you wish to attend and registered, there are a few things you should do before you arrive.   Conference Schedule Print off …

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