Blessed by the Butterfly Award

My dear friend, Cynthia Ruchti, nominated my blog for the Butterfly Award. Cynthia is an author, a blogger, and the newly elected president of American Christian Fiction Writers.

Cynthia's blog is also a favorite of mine! She shares insight on spiritual life through her delightful sense of humor at

The rules of the Butterfly award are:

1. Put the logo on your blog.

2. Add a link to the person who awarded you.

3. Nominate 10 other blogs.

4. Add links to those blogs on yours.

5. Leave a message for your nominees on their blogs.

I'm pleased to nominate these awesome blogs - in no particular order. This isn't one of the rules, but I’m also going to tell you a little bit about them. See if you can find something that will strike a chord with you!

Rachelle Gardner’s Rants & Ramblings
On life as a literary agent.

Writers gain better understanding of the publishing world as Rachelle shares her life as an agent. She cares about people – published and those aspiring to be published. She talks straight, but with a soft tone.

Annette Irby’s Net’s Notes
Devotions based on daily life experiences.

Cynthia also nominated this blog. Annette is a close friend, author, and critique partner who has encouraged me both spiritually and as a writer.

Annette Irby’s Net’s Book Notes
Author interviews and book reviews.

Annette will help keep you in-the-know on Christian fiction.

Ocieanna Fleiss’s Mommy-O
Encouragement, tips, and fun for moms.

Ocieanna is another good friend and critique partner. Besides being a home schooling mother of four children, she’s also a writer and a freelance editor. Her sense of humor always makes me laugh.

Lisa Harris’s The Heart of Africa
On the life of a missionary mom in Africa.

Not only is she a published author of Christian fiction, Lisa and her husband are missionaries in Africa. She shares snippets and colorful photos of their life in that country.

Nora St. Laurent’s Finding Hope Through Christian Fiction
Book reviews and author interviews.

Nora is a writer who works by day at a book store. She also runs three book clubs. Her author interviews are always fun to read because she doesn’t ask the typical questions.

Michelle Sutton’s Edgy Inspirational Author Blog
Book Reviews, giveaways, and more . . .

Sought out in the publishing industry as a book reviewer, Michelle gives it to you straight on the latest books being released in Christian fiction. She covers all genres and gives many books away to readers of her blog. She’s also a published author, an editor of the Christian Fiction Online magazine, and a friend.

Rachel Hauk
Spiritual lessons through everyday experiences.

An author of contemporary Christian romance and chicklit, Rachel offers variety on her blog, including author interviews and what she’s learning in her own spiritual life. Rachel is a worship leader and the wife of a minister. I’ve had the privilege of singing with her for several years on the worship team at the American Christian Fiction Writers conference. She’s a wonderful spiritual leader with a sense of humor.

Susan May Warren’s Scribbles by Susie May
Thoughts on love, writing, and living the great adventure.

Susie is talented author who’s been able to cross genre boundaries. She’s written Christian contemporary romance, chicklit, historical fiction, and suspense. She lives in northern Minnesota and since I lived in that state for fifteen years and grew up in Wisconsin, her blogs about her writing life in the area are especially fun for me to read. She and Rachel Hauk also provide Book Therapy group for writers The writing tips that show up in my email box have been a valuable resource.

Happy Reading!


1 comment:

  1. It's always great to know someone is enjoying my blog. Thanks for letting me know!




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