Draft One–Done!

I finished the first draft of “Kiera” last week. Saturday to be exact, so I had more time to write. It was also raining, so I was feeling extra creative. Armed with these advantages and one more ingredient–encouragement from my family and a friend who let me recite the whole plot to her–I finished. 😉 … More Draft One–Done!

Redeemer

I was thinking about the book of Ruth today. It’s one of my favorites in the Bible. Maybe because it has a female main character and gives a nice break from the violence and hopelessness of Judges. More probably because it is partly a love story… Boaz never apologizes first. Ruth doesn’t have a cute car (more … More Redeemer

Book Review: Emmeline

“What if Jane Austen’s Emma lived in America in the year 1930? The talk of stock market crashes and depression isn’t going to keep Emmeline Wellington down. Born to wealth and privilege, Emmeline wants nothing more than to help her new friend, Catarina, find a husband. Emmeline sets her sights on one of the town’s … More Book Review: Emmeline

Life in Pencil

I have this cute calendar that helps me keep my brain on straight. I tried the digital thing, and no sirree! I need paper. I use it to track everything I need to do (blog posts, dentist appointments, and other lovely, important things) as well as what I have accomplished because I need to be reminded … More Life in Pencil

Allison Tebo Interview

Join me in welcoming author Allison Tebo to Once Upon an Ordinary! *sets off celebratory fireworks* Allison, tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a Christian homeschool graduate in my mid-twenties.  I work part time in a family owned freight brokerage as an agent for a major transportation company, but my real ambition is to … More Allison Tebo Interview