Seasons of Writing

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I have been blessed by the group of authors on the Clean Indie Reads Facebook group and am so excited to be part of this book sale. There are lots of clean books written by independently published authors either free or on sale. Check them out here. There are some awesome books on there!

As part of the blog tour, we are supposed to answer this question:

Do the changing seasons influence your writing and/or choice of books to read?

For me the answer is a no and yes. No, the changing from Summer to Fall doesn’t influence my writing or choice of books to read very much. There are a couple of books I sometimes read in the Autumn and not in most other seasons, but usually it doesn’t. The only writing related things influenced by the seasons is the fact that I usually think more about the Christmas Story retelling I’ve been mulling around for a couple of years.

However, there is another kind of changing season that does influence my writing. Life goes through different seasons and those seasons can definitely influence my writing and reading choices. As an very vague example, recent things going on and happening in my life have influenced both Be Thou My Vision andΒ Amazing Grace slightly, both intentionally or unintentionally. I look forward to seeing how my next season in life influences my writing. πŸ™‚

What other authors think

To read about more authors who answer the question I just answered, check out this link.

Today is the last day…

A Mighty Fortress frontcoverTo get A Mighty Fortress on sale. Earlier this week, I was excited to see my rankings go up a LOT. On Sunday, AMF was ranked #601,264 overall (ranking all books) and didn’t rank in the top 100 of either the Christian Western or Western categories. On Tuesday evening, I saw this:

Best Day Ever

As of this posting, the ratings have gone down some, but that’s not surprising since I haven’t sold as many.

BTMV Preorder Promo2There are also only a two weeks and one day until Be Thou My Vision launches and goes up to the normal price of $2.99.

And last, but not least:

I have a short and sweet giveaway. To one lucky commenter will win a $0.99 Amazon gift card. All you have to do is answer the following question:

What is your favorite part of autumn?

For extra entries, go to my Facebook page and Amazon Author page and give them a like. Then come back here and tell me what number like you were (or if you had already liked it). The giveaway ends Sunday at midnight, so don’t delay in entering!

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15 thoughts on “Seasons of Writing

  1. garrywright says:

    My favorite part is the cool weather, by far. Not much here in the south, but I appreciate it when it comes along. πŸ˜‰

  2. Thanks for posting, Faith. BTW: If you lived “Down Under,” how would the seasons affect you differently regarding the Christmas “season” when that is the time it gets hotter there???

    • Faith Blum says:

      That…would just be weird. Sorry, but as someone who has lived in Wisconsin and had snow almost every year, that would be…weird. If I were writing a Christmas book while living down there, it probably would affect me a little.

  3. lindacovella says:

    Faith, thanks for participating in the blog hop, and congrats on your impressive Amazon numbers! πŸ™‚

  4. I enjoyed this, Faith. I especially enjoyed your reference to seasons of life.

  5. My favorite part of autumn is the cool weather. It is just perfect in the North Carolina mountains, cool days and crisp snuggly nights!

  6. I enjoyed getting to read more about you! Wonderful blog post!

  7. DK Stevens says:

    I enjoy Fall & Spring weather πŸ™‚
    I am a FB fan
    #26 fan who liked you on Amazon πŸ™‚

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