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The other day I read a fascinating post on the blog “Tiny House Talk” about transforming an out building (not an outhouse!) into a tiny house and renting it on Airbnb.
See that post here: “Before and After: Tiny House Backyard Studio Transformation.”
Here’s one of the photos of the “before.” Yech!
I think my character, Berly Charles, in my novella “Big Love,” which is part of the Coming Home: A Tiny House Collection, would absolutely jump at the chance to dig into this project! Berly has a mind of her own, runs her own tiny house construction business, and isn’t afraid of projects. Which is a good thing, since the other character in the story, Nathan “Rafe” Rafferty, is quite a project.
But the blog post linked above got me thinking. And here’s what I thought in a video. Watch it and vote! Out of everyone who votes, I’ll pick one winner to receive a copy of “Coming Home,” which includes my novella — and six others!
If you want to connect with a great source for tiny house info, here’s a good place to start: TinyHouseTalk. Appreciate that they shared about our collection!
Could I live in a tiny home? I think I could, but I have questions. What are they? Read this guest post on Linda W. Yezak’s blog. How about you? COULD YOU LIVE IN A TINY HOUSE?
I’d love to take credit for the design of this interview, but it’s all from the mind of Michael Ehret, the only male contributor to our new release, Coming Home: A Tiny House Collection. The guy’s a riot—I get a kick out of him, and his novella “Big Love” is one of my favorites in the collection.
Me? Live tiny? But what about … ?
Today, I’m talking with one of my co-authors for the Coming Home: A Tiny House Collection about whether he could live in a tiny house or not. And when I say “he,” if you’re familiar with the collection at all, then you know I can only be talking with Michael Ehret, author of “Big Love,” since he’s the only man in the tiny house.
But, before we get to whether Mike could live tiny, I have another burning question:
What was it like to…
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Personal integrity is key for me. See what I mean with my guest post today on Jennifer Slattery’s blog, “Jennifer Slattery Lives Out Loud.”
Our culture says certain lies are okay, that motive rather than content matters, and, well, everyone fibs once in a while. But God doesn’t take our words quite as lightly because truly, what we say matters. As believers, we’re telling some pretty outlandish stories. We know this Guy who died then rose again. This same Guy walked on water, gave sight to the blind, and brought the dead back to life. Oh, and yeah, this Guy, this God-became-man, He lives in us.
Truth, yes, but truth that may be hard for some to believe. So why muddy the waters by adding sometimes-fibs, sometimes-truth into the mix?
Lying and Integrity–What We Say Matters
I’ve never told a lie.
And that’s where my smile would give me away if we were face-to-face. Truthfully, I’m one of those guys who can never play poker, but not because of any theological aversion…
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I was asked this question by the author Lena Nelson Dooley in a blog interview yesterday for her site. Here’s what I said:
“Truthfully, finding the time to write is the hardest thing. My job is very demanding, and I have other commitments that are important to me. But when God personally invites you into “a new season of writing” it’s hard to say no.”
Read more of that interview. Enter to win a copy of the book there, too.