If you're ready to query your novel, you definitely don't want an unformatted manuscript reflecting poorly on you. Show agents you're willing to put in the work by following this quick guide to formatting your manuscript.
I can't speak for all readers of faith-based fiction works, but here is a list of all my favorite things when reading religious writing.
I've read. I've written. I've asked. I've researched. And the result is a collection of faux-pas that amateur romance writers commit. Agree? Disagree? Share in the comments.
Here is a handy timeline of Gabby Petito's disappearance and some theories about what happened.
Rebecca Serle takes the reader through an array of emotions in this book, all the while keeping the ending hidden. You will truly have no idea where she is going with it, until she gets there.
Mount Airy is a charming town in the North Carolina foothills with many things to do, whether you are visiting due to a love of the Andy Griffith show, or while you travel along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Recently Elon Musk tweeted that he’s open to suggestions for how to donate money in a way that actually makes a difference, which he said is way harder than it seems. I can understand why. In this article are five ideas of how the super rich can make the world a better place.
I love it, then I hate it. It sucks up my time, but it connects me to others. I'm not addicted, or am I? Could I live without it? What does it add to my life? I'm sure you can relate to my daily struggle with social media. Maybe some of the boundaries I put on myself will help you, too.
With so many to choose from, I'm here to help you narrow down your search. Here are the best Netflix Christmas movies in my opinion.
DuMaurier's 1938 novel was an instant classic. The recent Netflix adaptation of the novel "Rebecca" is a treat to watch, but differs greatly from the text.
Kitchen Roselli is a destination restaurant that attracts Italian food lovers from miles around. Forget franchise chains, this spot has a "cafe-in-Florence" feel, while being just a stone's throw from the Yadkin River.
Nothing is worse than being around a kid that is a total brat. You have to start early so your kids are a joy to be around, rather than being a nuisance to everyone. Here are some tips that can help you train and tame your toddler.
You have heard it said that there are many fish in the sea. Actually, there are many fish that need to be thrown back. If you are a wise man, you'll focus on finding a woman who fulfills certain qualities and does not exhibit other negative ones.
In today's world, we are told to follow our hearts. As far as adultery is concerned, the less our hearts have to do with it, the better. This article explains why adultery is never the answer and has too many risks.
Men are out there, but many ladies do not realize that their own behaviors isolate them from exposure to single members of the opposite sex in every day environments. Here are some steps you can take to increase your traffic with single dudes in hopes of sparking a long-lasting romance.
While no two marriages are alike in their beginnings or biggest problems, you and your spouse can create a safe, nurturing, and communicative environment by implementing some of these strategies.
After years of tossing and turning on a hand-me-down queen, my husband and I opted for an upgrade to a king-size and began to research mattresses. The best we found was Nectar, and the 365-day free return was a real selling point. The Nectar has proven itself a comfortable and supportive mattress.
Having a baby in the US is downright expensive, and in most middle-class families, both parents have to work to make ends meet. If you are looking to take longer than the (shockingly short) 6 weeks of maternity leave offered by most jobs, below are a few ways to finance your own leave.
Learning languages is best done at a young age, but you may notice a need to know more Spanish as an Adult. Below are some tips and ideas for broadening your Spanish abilities long after the crucial language-exposure years of youth are past.
In a world of instant online critiques, three mega-stars have recently come under attack for their shade of skin. This article attempts to educate critics and defend these women.
Strong personalities in the workplace can come off as condescending. In this article, you will find ways to cope with infringement from a coworker, as well as set healthy boundaries that will make your working relationship flourish and your job satisfaction return from hiatus.
With the Gypsy Rose Blanchard situation, there is so much more than meets the eye.Through a little digging around, I have been able to come up with some sound hypotheses to some of these doubts, but at times have been left with even more questions.
In a day and age when mother and daughters-in-law seem to always be at odds, hope towards peace and reconciliation can still be found, as long as both parties seek compassion, kindness, and understanding. If you are a MIL, consider changing your tactics, as well as remembering how you felt as a DIL.
Throughout history different populations have occupied the Iberian Peninsula. The most influential group that occupied what is now Spain were the Middle-Eastern and North African Islamic peoples that entered from the Maghreb, bringing their styles of art and architecture with them.
Ensaladilla Rusa is a delightfully refreshing potato salad like you've never had before—unless you've been to Spain. Ditch the onions, mustard, and horseradish, and try this tasty summer dish.
This arroz con pollo recipe is one that has been in my mother-in-law's family for generations. She taught me how to make it nearly a decade ago, and it shows up every month on our dinner table. I hope you enjoy this chicken and rice dish from Extremadura, which is in the west of Spain.
When I began researching my family tree, I found people who fought in the Civil War. Most documents shed very little light on life from 1861-1865 in America. So, I got interested in learning about life during the war. Below are 13 resources to help you get started on this journey.
For expats and Spain-lovers alike, this Spanish omelette recipe will not disappoint. It was created by my husband after realizing how cumbersome it is to make a tortilla de patata. This was such a success in our family that I decided to share it so you can satisfy your cravings with half the work.
Relationships with your mother-in-law can be particularly trying, because women tend to stick their claws out when threatened, which is exacerbated when two women love the same man. If you can handle this article, then you may be on the way to mending your relationship with your MIL.
My husband and I lived in Cáceres for years. Many of the things below are activities that we would do together or with other locals but did not usually see tourists doing.
Spain is an extremely culturally intact nation that can be intimidating to visit at first. Here are a few things that you will need to know to have a successful trip, specifically to Cáceres in Extremadura, but also all over the mainland.
For the typical tourist visiting Cáceres, the maps and tourist offices may point you toward the Plaza Mayor for meals. If you’d rather avoid the touristy part for meals and go places where you can mingle with the locals and really experience the Spanish way of life, this article is for you!
If you're headed to Spain this summer, you may want to get off the beaten path and opt for an escapade to Extremadura's northern province of Cáceres (KAH-thur-ace)—an ideal place to have an authentic Spanish experience.