Deo Volente! Wins 2nd place in the Women of Faith writing contest!

| March 1, 2011

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Writing Christian Historical Fiction

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Writing Christian Historical Fiction9 years ago I started writing my novel. 7 years later I found an agent who believed in the story. 2 years later, I attend the Women of Faith conference at the invitation of a church friend who had extra tickets and […]

Villa de la Misteria (Villa of the Mysteries)

| July 3, 2009

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Ancient Rome

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Ancient RomeI needed a villa in Pompeii to be the “Metellus” family vineyards and after some research, I found the “Villa de la Misteria” Click here to view it on Bing Maps It’s located northwest of Pompeii, just outside the city walls, in the foothills […]

Roman Influence in Today’s Culture: Wedding Traditions

| June 6, 2009

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Roman Influence in Modern Society

Ever wonder who started all these wedding traditions that most brides and grooms go through? And for what? What does it mean? It’s good luck. Yeah, if they only knew that it all started in pagan Greece and Rome.

Vesuvius then and now.

| May 28, 2009

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Ancient Rome

What did Vesuvius look like before it erupted in 79 AD?

My Inspiration

| May 15, 2009

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Writing Christian Historical Fiction

What inspired me to write a novel? I’ve always be fascinated with New Testament times – what would it have been like to live then and be part of the new Christian church? I’m a history buff so I started looking into church history and found the church’s amazing growth from Pentecost to what it is today is very rich.