I was first introduced to Liz’s writing when I read her wonderful novel, Bookends. Liz is a lovely, kind, funny person sharing joy everywhere she goes. She’s here today talking about her Christmas book, A Wreath of Snow.
1. The book is full of truths when dealing with family issues. What truth from the book stood out the most to you as you wrote this story?
One of the joys of writing fiction is having your characters teach you! More to the point, having the Lord teach you through your characters.
Out of a desire to protect Alan, the Campbell family ended up stifling his growth. As a parent, I understand that need to keep your children from ever experiencing any kind of pain—physical, emotional, financial—but that’s often how we learn and mature.
I never expected Alan’s story thread to wrap itself around and through A Wreath of Snow, but it certainly did. [Read more…]