Category Archives: Lynette Sowell

That four-letter word

That four-letter word. No, not that word. It’s not dirty or profane, but it’s full of rottenness. Envy. I think most writers go through a time when they have to do battle with it head-on. Envy just doesn’t play fair. … Continue reading

Posted in Lynette Sowell | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Old words are new again

When I was 13, I joined a teen Bible Quiz team at my church, and our group was led by a young married couple. Our quiz topic was the books of 1 and 2 Thessalonians, and we needed to learn … Continue reading

Posted in Lynette Sowell | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Dry Times

The Bible tells us there’s a time and a season for everything under heaven, and I think that means dry times, too. Three years ago Texas was plunged into a severe drought and during the summer the area where I … Continue reading

Posted in Lynette Sowell | Tagged , | Leave a comment

New Release–A GRAND TETON SLEIGH RIDE by Elizabeth Goddard and Lynette Sowell

I’m pleased to announce a new release by two Christians Read authors–Elizabeth Goddard (that’s me!) and Lynette Sowell. Lynette and I have been talking about writing a story set in Jackson Hole for years and finally got something submitted last … Continue reading

Posted in Elizabeth Goddard, Lynette Sowell, NEW RELEASES | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Time to regroup… by Lynette Sowell

There are times when we’ve gotten so busy or overwhelmed with life and all the goings-on, we like to say, “I need time to regroup.” And sometimes, that’s exactly what we need. Whether it’s job woes, family “stuff,” the general … Continue reading

Posted in Lynette Sowell | Leave a comment

Christians Read Fall Catalogue Released

(Click below to view the Christians Read Catalogue, 2013 Fall Edition, which includes Chapter Excerpts! Click to view Christians Read Fall 2013 on GLOSSI.COM

Posted in Elizabeth Goddard, Hannah Alexander, James L. Rubart, Julie Arduini, Kathi Macias, Kristen Heitzmann, Lynette Sowell, Maureen Lang, NEW RELEASES, Sarah Goebel, Tara Randel, Uncategorized, Vicki Hinze, Yvonne Lehman | Tagged | Leave a comment

Sharing Our Stories by Lynette Sowell

We made a very important and momentous trip a little more than one week ago. No fanfare and media frenzy, unlike what happened outside a London hospital not long before. Just a simple trip, three ladies in a bright-red extended-cab … Continue reading

Posted in Lynette Sowell | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

A Double Standard?

I hesitated to write this, but I thought I’d think alound and ask the question. I think it’s safe to say that for many readers, books aren’t their only form of entertainment. The realm of what we call inspirational or … Continue reading

Posted in Lynette Sowell | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Read, read, and listen

I’m going to tag along with Elizabeth’s post, because her venture homeschooling and reading with her children reminded me of when my two were very young. Some of the best memories I have of my children growing up involve our … Continue reading

Posted in Lynette Sowell | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

A “Perfect” Book

I’m going to piggyback my post with Beth’s from yesterday. The ACFW awards gala was amazing. It was a special evening to recognize winners in published and  published fiction. The air felt weighty with anticipation: whose work will win the … Continue reading

Posted in Lynette Sowell | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What’s in a word?

I love pizza. I love Saturday morning breakfast. I love the full moon. I love swimming at twilight. I love my cat. I love my husband. I love hearing the still small Voice. One word and so many different meanings. … Continue reading

Posted in Lynette Sowell | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book overload!

I’ve always believed that you can never have too many books. However, with the advent of the electronic reader and the recent ebook explosion, I’ve noticed that while I still have a good number of paper books, my “load” of … Continue reading

Posted in Lynette Sowell | Tagged , | 2 Comments

CHRISTIANS READ MEGA CONTEST AT THE BOOK CLUB NETWORK

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Christians Read has teamed up with The Book Club Network for a special contest.  Details follow! June 19-21 Enter the contest atThe Book Club Network HERE. Contest runs for the month of June.  Be sure to enter–otherwise, you … Continue reading

Posted in Camy Tang, Elizabeth Goddard, Hannah Alexander, James L. Rubart, Julie Arduini, Kathi Macias, Lynette Sowell, Maureen Lang, Sarah Goebel, Uncategorized, Yvonne Lehman | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Words We Throw Around by Lynette Sowell

We’re so quick to throw “Christian” words around in the confines of our church doors. Mercy, forgiveness, love, grace. We smile and nod that there should be more of those qualities in the world. We also know that we should … Continue reading

Posted in Lynette Sowell | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Living Water…Accept No Substitutes by Lynette Sowell

I don’t have to tell you that getting lost in a book is a great source of joy to readers (and writers). I feel sorry for people who never learned the skill of letting a book pull their imagination along … Continue reading

Posted in Lynette Sowell | Tagged | 2 Comments