Through words and pictures, we walk the winding trails of the untamed west. As a Wyoming Christian author, I breathe in the beauty around me and put it on paper, but I dare all to take a leap into God's country. Learn of its untold stories and discover . . . where the wild meets the Forgiven.
Welcome Mary Ball to the Coffee Corner. Grab a cup.
Pull up a seat and stay a while. We’re talking about life, writing, and her new
book, Stone of Destiny. Leave a comment for a chance to win a e-copy of her book
Thanks for coming today, Mary. They always say, ‘home
is where the heart is.’ For those of us who’ve never been to North Carolina,
what can you tell us about your beautiful state?
the best of both worlds. We have glorious
beaches and wondrous mountains. I’m
lucky enough to live in the middle of these two scenic areas. I can take a
three-hour drive in either direction and be walking in the surf of Carolina Beach
or hiking at Grandfather Mountain.
Wow, I love the beach, and since I’m
from Wyoming, who knows? I just may need to visit that wonderful place. And
soon, especially since one of my favorite things to do is fishing. The other is
classical guitar. What do you do when you’re not writing?
also share a fondness for fishing. Last year I caught a forty-pound Red drum.
That is the biggest fish I’ve ever hooked. Another thing I enjoy is singing
Gospel music with my husband. We praise
the Lord in song as our time allows.
Time can be an issue in a busy life, that’s for
sure. I see you have a new release this month.
Would you share a little bit of Stone of Destiny with us?
a mysterious ring change lives?
Harrison has given up on everything but her work. The youngest CEO of Mugful’s
Beverage Company, her life is complete. That is, until her grandmother asks her
to oversee renovations at the family home and find the missing heirloom.
contact with what she believes is an insignificant ring, lost for fifty years,
sends her life spinning. Taylor experiences strange dreams. Feelings surface;
she doesn't understand; thoughts that should remain unspoken, voiced.
emotional journey begins, testing a heart as cold as the ring itself.
this a fairy-tale or her soul, reaching out for a life she can only find
through faith and trust in God?
This book seems quite interesting. What’s your
Taylor finally realizes the one thing she has been denying, even to herself.
Then sits out to make her life complete.
Mary, I’m so glad you stopped by the Coffee Corner
today. Before you leave, can I pick your brain? Do you have any advice
for the new writer?
on sending out those queries and rewriting (if necessary). Always believe in
Thank you! I’ll remember that. Now for all those
hungry fans out there…what’s next on your agenda?
work in progress is a story about a man who has fallen prey to an addiction and
the struggles he has to find faith and the strength to overcome.
Now that sounds interesting indeed. Thanks for coming, and the chance to win a free book.
winner receives a free e-copy of her book,Stone of Destiny. Leave a comment about the interview with your email address.
In a week, I'll draw for the lucky winner (with any entries from my website). **********WINNER********* Barbara Thompson Congratulations!
Lou Ball lives in the south and writes novels and Christian articles. Her
passion is weaving together inspirational romantic suspense and mysteries,
which show the imperfect lives of everyday characters as they face hardships
and struggles while discovering the real meaning of grace. Her books will
encourage you to see the magic of love, hope and a divine guidance that often
lies dormant, waiting to be found by each of us. When she’s not writing she
enjoys family and singing Gospel music with her husband. Some of her Christian
Articles are found on Examiner.com at: http://www.examiner.com/christian-living-in-greensboro/mary-ball.
Learn more about Mary at http://MaryLouwrites.weebly.com.