November 2016 New Book Releases

November 24th, 2016 by Sarah Moser

November 2016 New Releases You will find the November releases of Christian fiction below. I hope you find these lists useful as you look for provocative and edifying reading for yourself and your students. Please email me with any comments or feedback you have if you read any of the listed books. I am always […]


October 2016 New Book Releases

October 5th, 2016 by Sarah Moser

NEW MONTHLY FICTION LIST! Christian fiction’s premier writers’ group, American Christian Fiction Writers, publishes their list of new releases every month. Beginning this month, October, 2016, I will include this list in this blog. If you or your students are looking for new fiction, this may be just for you. Below is this month’s list. Take […]



January 3rd, 2014 by Sarah Moser

7 MEDIEVAL WORDS TO SAVOR Guest Post by Northwest Author Janalyn Voigt SAVORING UNFAMILIAR WORDS A precocious reader at a young age, I collected words the way some children collect stickers. I can remember reading adult novels at the age of nine and pausing here and there to savor an unfamiliar word. Never mind consulting […]


Take a Mental Vacation – Part I

October 20th, 2013 by Sarah Moser

TAKE A MENTAL VACATION – WRITING EXERCISE, PART I WRITE A VOCABULARY POEM! NaBloWriMo Post Number 14 by Sarah Gunning Moser Ever been stuck on a writing assignment?  Take heart. Sometimes, you just need to take a little vacation…even if it’s only a mental one. How? Well, follow me through the mist of “writer’s block”. […]


Take a Mental Vacation – Part II

October 19th, 2013 by Sarah Moser

TAKE A MENTAL VACATION – PART II NoBloWriMo Post 15 Welcome back! Yesterday, I promised you I would teach you the five steps necessary to write a vocabulary poem. They are the prerequisites to take your mental vacation. If you follow them exactly, you will find freedom in your writing and your thinking that you […]


Children Who Become Readers…

October 15th, 2013 by Sarah Moser

“CHILDREN WHO BECOME READERS…” NaBloWriMo Post 12 NY Times Bestselling Author, Debbie Macomber, from Port Orchard, Washington, recently published a new book called Once Upon a Time, one of her excellent nonfiction books replete with her signature openness and warmth. On page 34 of the book, she remarked upon something about children that bears repeating: […]


The Word Geek: borborygmus

October 14th, 2013 by Sarah Moser

THE WORD GEEK: borborygmus NaBloWriMo Post 11 Sometimes in my guise as The Word Geek, I come across a word I have never seen before, and it makes me giggle. Borborygmus is just such a word, and the picture to the left should give you a hint as to its origin and meaning. If not, […]


Sounding Off: Pet Peeves III

October 13th, 2013 by Sarah Moser

SOUNDING OFF ABOUT MANNERS: PET PEEVES III NaBloWriMo Post 10 I continue to get wonderful feedback on this blog post series. It is always nice to know posts are not falling into a cyber-hole somewhere. I hope you will enjoy reading this one, too. Several of you have sent me some of your favorite pet […]


Sounding Off: Pet Peeves II

October 12th, 2013 by Sarah Moser

SOUNDING OFF ABOUT MANNERS: PET PEEVES II NaBloWriMo Post 9 A DECIDED LACK OF MANNERS I promised you the Pet Peeves II list today, and I shall deliver. I suspect most of these peeves are some of yours, too. If you think I left an important one out about minding one’s manners, please leave a […]



October 11th, 2013 by Sarah Moser

SOUNDING OFF ABOUT MANNERS: INTRODUCTION NaBloWriMo Post 8 PET PEEVES, CONTINUED So far during this 2013 NaBloWriMo, the post generating the most comments so far was my Pet Peeves post a few days ago. I had so much fun with that one I think I will publish two more lists after today. The next blog […]