A Writerly Blog
The coronavirus pandemic is weaving in and out of our conversations, social media posts and creative endeavors. Twice, now, I’ve heard people refer to the ‘empty chairs and empty tables’ song/scene in Les Misérables. So, I thought I’d share my Misérables ponderings with you. They relate to our fears surrounding this crisis.
I had the privilege of visiting England the last week of February -- one of my favorite destinations. Since I am a historical fiction author, are you surprised? My purpose was threefold. First, to do a bit of research and sightseeing in Bath, where my latest WIP takes place, although many centuries ago. Second, to do an author's talk at the Bristol homeschool coop near my host's town.
Today I'm featuring a portion of an interview with Mesu Andrews, well-known author of Biblical novels, found on her site, and shared with her permission. Mesu's latest work, Isaiah's Legacy, takes place in a dark time in Israel's history. I had to know - how does one write about evil and speak truth at the same time? Below, Mesu Andrews shares her author's heart and the process. . .
A Biblical Adolescent
My MG Biblical fiction "The Heart Changer" debuted in 2019 with Ambassador International.