5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Pat Simmons, author of A Christian Easter

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Pat Simmons, author of A Christian Easter
(Generation Quest Press)

How to celebrate Easter becomes a balancing act for Christian and Joy Andersen and their four children. Chocolate bunnies, colorful stuffed baskets and flashy fashion shows are their competition.

Despite the enticements, Christian refuses to succumb without a fight. And it becomes a tug of war when his recently adopted ten year-old daughter, Bethani, wants to participate in her friend’s Easter tradition.

Christian hopes he has instilled Proverbs 22:6, into the children’s heart in the short time of being their dad.

Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write A Christian Easter?

Pat Simmons: I wanted to see more Christ-centered celebration in Easter. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Pat Simmons, author of A Christian Easter

5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… MG Edwards, author of Real Dreams: Thirty Years of Short Stories

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MG Edwards, author of Real Dreams: Thirty Years of Short Stories
(Brilliance Equity)

Real Dreams: Thirty Years of Short Stories is an anthology of stories I wrote between 1981 and 2011. Each reflects changes in my writing style and interests over time. I wrote the earliest story at the age of ten, and the latest thirty years later.

The stories are grouped by genre and style. You will find themes of hope, dreams, light, darkness, perseverance, and spirituality wrapped up in some novel ideas. Enjoy these diverse and timeless works three decades in the making.

Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Real Dreams: Thirty Years of Short Stories?

MG Edwards: When I was ten years old, my elementary school teacher asked students to write tall tales in small groups and present them in class. Some chose to tell the story of Paul Bunyan and other well-known legends. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… MG Edwards, author of Real Dreams: Thirty Years of Short Stories

5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Parker J Cole, author of The Other Man: The Sins of the Flesh, Book 2

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Parker J. Cole, author of The Other Man: The Sins of the Flesh, Book 2
(eLectio Publishing)

Leah Westwood loves her husband Jacob with all her heart, even as the smoldering glances of her ex-flame Vincent Miller continue to affect her. What she once shared with Vincent threatens to rip apart the bonds she is trying to build with her husband.

Jacob’s heart belongs to Leah, but his body refuses to accept that. Rachel is the one who has been his mainstay at the most difficult times in his life. How could he leave her alone?

Vincent wants Leah back and all he has to do is watch and wait as Jacob and Leah’s relationship unravels.

Ultimately, Leah must make a choice . . . between fantasy and fidelity.
 
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write The Other Man: The Sins of the Flesh, Book 2?
 

Parker J. Cole: I often personify the voices in my head as characters looking for an escape route. Therefore, I was sitting down one day, and Leah and Jacob started talking to me. I began on their story when her sister Celeste and Solomon pushed them out the way and demanded I tell their story first. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Parker J Cole, author of The Other Man: The Sins of the Flesh, Book 2

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