Teachers Teach the Messengers

In class? After school? During the summer? Yep, Simon has seen it all! It’s about that time of the year when teachers reflect on their year and maybe—after a nap or twenty—begin a little dreaming for the future. I’ve had the delight of visiting classrooms, seeing posts, and hearing about ways that Simon and his fellow Messengers have helped others …

Happy Birthday, Simon!

It’s time to celebrate! It’s Simon’s birthday. On April 11, he’ll turn either four or seventeen, depending how you count. April 11, 2015, I wrote the first few sentences of The Messengers: Discovered. It’s unreal to me that four years later, an entire trilogy is resting on my shelf. What a whirlwind! So much to be thankful for. Speaking of …

Gratitude

This is a month of gratitude. Of thankfulness. Some people wait till Thanksgiving while others post a note of thanks every day. The past few days, I’ve been filled with gratitude when contemplating my role as a writer. I’m grateful for my fiction readers. Oh, how I am thankful for you. I knew from the start that this would be …

The Value of a Review (and a Giveaway!)

“You should try this restaurant! It has fresh ingredients, and the service is fast. The atmosphere is catered to those who love the outdoors.” “Sounds great! So, you’ve tried it?” “Tried it?! I own it!” Tell me, what do you think of the restaurant review now? Sometimes, I feel this way as an author. In fact, it’s a pretty big …

Big News for Summer Reading

Hello! It’s hard to believe that it’s been one week since the release of The Messengers: Revealed! So much has been happening, it’s hard to keep track of it all. But! That doesn’t mean I won’t try. So how’s this for starters? For TODAY ONLY, Concordia Publishing House is offering a HUGE sale on the trilogy! If you buy all …

Book Trailers

I love book trailers. There’s something about using text, image, and music to set the tone for a story. And there’s something about capturing an entire novel in one minute. Concordia Publishing House has done a fantastic job capturing The Messengers series in a series of videos. And the last trailer is out! To celebrate, here are all three videos, …

A Note to My Readers

A little while ago, I wrote a blog about the scariest part of writing. The answer? Readers. Crazy as it sounds, it can be intimidating to share a piece of yourself with someone else! But today, I want to talk about one of the very best aspects of writing. What is that? Readers. I know, I know. I pull rhetorical …

First Look at Revealed

It’s always great fun to talk about a new project. So when Hannah Osborne of Concordia Publishing House asked me about The Messengers: Revealed, I jumped at the chance to talk about it. Click here to read the 60-second interview, plus check out the first chapter of my upcoming novel!

The Messengers Launch Team!

Have you read Discovered and Revealed from The Messengers series? Do you love to read and tell others about books? Are you one of those people who posts selfies with your current go-to read? Yes yes and yes? Sounds like you’d be a great addition to The Messengers Launch Team! Fill out the form below to apply for the team. …

Release Date for The Messengers: Revealed!

Pardon the super-surprised face and frizzy hair; that’s how I roll some days. Most days. But hey! I have fun news! If you haven’t looked at my Facebook page recently, I don’t want you to miss out on the next big announcement for The Messengers: Revealed. Here is is! Big news about The Messengers! Posted by Lisa M Clark on …