Stories Inspired by Song

As I finished polishing the manuscript I planned to pitch during the ACFW Conference this summer, I was challenged by a critique buddy to choose a song or two that captured the theme of my book. The manuscript is titled Camp Galatians.  Seventh grader Beth Shapiro doesn’t trust others, especially not her classmate Erick Moulder. …

2016 Pre-conference Mix and Mingle

As I prepare for my first writers conference, I’m excited to participate in this online mixer. Name: Laurie Smith Location: Cincinnati, Ohio What you write/tagline/trademark:  I write inspirational fiction for middle grade readers.  My tagline is “Building His Kingdom one project at a time.” Place in the book world:  Though I’ve been writing for the past few …