Double Header Novel Hits a Home Run

Love contemporary fiction with a mystery, great dialogue, and relatable characters that will make you laugh out loud? Then don’t miss the second-place winner of Jerry B. Jenkins’s Operation First Novel Contest. Double Header Synopsis: Four years have passed since Casey Gallagher’s …[ read more ]

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Book Review: The Calling of Ella McFarland

For what good works did Christ create you? Are you completing them? In December, I posted interviews with Linda Brooks Davis and Clarice G. James, the other two winners of the 2014 Jerry B. Jenkins Operation First Novel contest. Today, I’m …[ read more ]

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Interviewing Award-Winning Author Clarice G. James

Clarice, I was so excited to meet you at the Writer to Writer conference in Hershey, PA, and then discover we were both winners of the Operation First Novel contest! How did you feel when you found out you were …[ read more ]

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Interviewing Historical Fiction Author Linda Brooks Davis

Hi, Linda! How did you feel when you won Jerry Jenkins’s 2014 Operation First Novel contest? Traumatic—in a good sense—would describe the experience of learning I had won. I wasn’t able to attend the conference where Jerry made the announcement, …[ read more ]

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An Interview with Romance Author Brandy Vallance

Hi, Brandy! I still remember the lovely dinner we shared at the Writing for the Soul conference and the moment Jerry Jenkins announced you won the 2013 Operation First Novel contest. Can you tell us about your journey from a …[ read more ]

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