I’m writing a new book for a proposal I’ve sent to Love Inspired Suspense. I guess writing it is a step of faith. 🙂 Since we’re talking about faith–my heroine has faith but she struggles with a lot of fear about the future and all kinds of things that can happen in this world. So many bad things have already happened. I put together a playlist of worship songs that I think Georgia Maxwell needs to hear–songs that tell her story and would fuel her faith and to help her battle fear.
And it happens to be a timely message. We are still living in uncertain times. There’s a lot of fear and anxiety. While concern is legit, I don’t think paralyzing fear is!
I thought I’d share the Spotify playlist I’ve been listening to for weeks while I work through this story.
Since I’m the author I already know she’s going to overcome it and rise up stronger than ever. God is our Author and Finisher of our faith and He knows how our story ends as well…in victory in Christ. We’re coming out of this stronger than before!
If you listen to the playlist (or follow it if you’re on Spotify) I’d love to hear which song meant the most to you. Answer in the comments or find me on Facebook and let me know!
This week has been busy and it’s flown by. Tonight my house will be packed with teenage girls, as my daughter is turning 13 tomorrow! Happy Birthday, Boo! My friend “Jane” will be sleeping over as well.
Quite sure we’ll get into some kind of ridiculous mischief. We always do. She had to go and get her teaching degree and then to top it off she had to go and get a job, so our weekly adventures have only been through texts, but we go for some rides with those. We’re roasting dogs/mellows and then anything goes I guess.
I’m not doing NaNoWriMo. I’m editing. Always editing, but hey at least I have something to edit, right? I’m cheering all you writers who are participating on! Woohoo!
I’ve added a few new shows to my line up. Grimm, Once Upon a Time, Prime Suspect and Unforgettable. None of them will probably go over because anytime I get into a good show, they dump it.
I’m having moments with Green Apple Tootsie roll pops. Only don’t eat one after you brush your teeth. Not tasty.
And I’m loving Spotify because I can star songs and make playlists. I write to music and sometimes one song just gives me what I need for a scene, so I’ll listen to it on repeat. Sometimes a few times, sometimes for a couple hours. Literally. Hours.
Right now. Here’s the song I’m editing/rewriting to.
My favorite line is: “You’re a beautiful woman and I’m just a man.” That moment in the song feels so intimate and vulnerable. Chill bumps break out on my skin. My heart races and my stomach plummets to the floor. And there’s something about a piano and violin making sweet music love that sends me right over the edge. Or maybe I was listening to it while eating the green apple Tootsie roll pop…you decide.
It’s pretty awesome, huh?
What’s going on in your neck of the woods? Are you hooked on any new shows, candy, or songs? Have a great weekend!
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