Posts by Leslie DeVooght

Faith in Seasons of Waiting by Lauren Luckhart

Faith in Seasons of Waiting by Lauren Luckhart

Lately, it seems, my life moves from one season of waiting to another. I would be willing to bet, too,...

Research Makes a Good Story Great

Research Makes a Good Story Great

In the South, when we invite you to a barbecue, the only meat being served will be slow smoked pork,...

A Work in Progress

A Work in Progress

Some days I feel like such a fraud—as a writer, as a mother, as a Christian. How about you? I...

Flash Fiction: A Surprise in Seat Two

Flash Fiction: A Surprise in Seat Two

  Happy Fall, Y’all. Now, if the weather could get the message.  Since this is the first week of the...

Inspiration for the novel Still Waters by Lindsey Brackett

Inspiration for the novel Still Waters by Lindsey Brackett

I’m so happy to have my friend and mentor, Lindsey Brackett, guest blogging this week. If you have been following...

Why We Need Critique Groups

Why We Need Critique Groups

A published novel is always the work of a team. One of my favorite parts of books is the acknowledgment’s...

The Right Path

The Right Path

A few weeks ago, I was working on my book proposal and emailing it back and forth with my agent....

Flash Fiction: Coming Back from Forty Love

Flash Fiction: Coming Back from Forty Love

Welcome back, friends. It is the first week of the month, so I will be posting a Flash Fiction piece,...

Southern Tides Newsletter

Southern Tides Newsletter

This week’s post will be a little different because there is an extra Tuesday and Wednesday in September. It is...

How to Write Flash Fiction by Kimberly Duffy, editor of Spark

How to Write Flash Fiction by Kimberly Duffy, editor of Spark

Life is busy. There’s kids, cooking, work, grocery shopping, and all-too-often trips to the ER. Sometimes opening up a good...