Novelist and Children's Author

Posts made in April, 2013

Have you ever felt like you stepped into a novel?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Faith | 12 comments

Have you ever felt like you stepped into a novel?

I enjoy writing stories set in California, a state that is familiar to me given that I’ve lived here since I went off to college in 1984.

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How Has God Answered Your Prayer in the Nick of Time?

Posted by on Apr 18, 2013 in Faith | 10 comments

How Has God Answered Your Prayer in the Nick of Time?

Sharing inspiring stories, bestselling author Karen O’Connor encourages you to talk to God often and to patiently wait for his answers.

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5 Ways to Help Our Tween Girls Keep the Faith

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013 in Faith, Family | 15 comments

5 Ways to Help Our Tween Girls Keep the Faith

Enjoy God’s creation. Take a hike in the mountains, along the beach, or around your neighborhood. Point out beautiful trees, the waves crashing against the shore, or pretty flowers. Remind your girl how God created them all.

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How to Celebrate A Book Launch

Posted by on Apr 4, 2013 in Fiction | 11 comments

How to Celebrate A Book Launch

Balloons ordered? Check.   Plates and Napkins purchased? Check.   Cake bought? Need to buy tomorrow morning at Costco.   When Delivered with Love, my debut novel, was released, our family was grieving the death of a family member and I didn’t celebrate like I should have. The release day came and went. I had some book signings, helped spread the word about the book through blogs, and even did a radio show, but I didn’t mark the occasion with a celebration. After...

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