J. Grace Pennington

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I am a storyteller. I capture stories from my mind with a pen, from life with a camera, and from books with my voice. Here, you can learn more about my stories, or perhaps get my help in telling yours.


You Can Ride the Donkey or Walk, But Not Both

I regularly check the Amazon and Goodreads reviews. This isn’t because I’m narcissistic, or even fishing for encouragement (though encouragement is awesome), it’s because I like to post them on social networks to promote my works. I like doing this because first, I’m an introvert and don’t like promoting myself, and second, there’s that whole “let another man’s lips praise you, not your own” thing from Proverbs, and posting reviews seems to fit. At least, it seems that way to me.

Of course, not all reviews are unequivocally positive. All of my Amazon reviews are more or less positive so … Keep reading

All the World’s a Stage

And I am merely a player, playing many parts in a very short time indeed.

I’ve been traveling, editing, finishing revisions on Firmament: Machiavellian, reading, doing housework, and living life, just to name a few. Thus it’s been rather difficult to get blog posts together. I have several guest posts in the works, will soon be making announcements, and am writing up an article about how to receive negative book reviews, but in the meantime — I have some questions for you, my readers.

What would you like to see on my blog? What could make it better? What improvements … Keep reading

Happy As A Sunflower

My friend and fellow-author Sarah Scheele over at Stardust and Gravel (I must stop and say again how much I adore that blog name) tagged me to participate in the Sunflower Award! What is the Sunflower Award, you asks? Why, it’s just a fun blogging event where each blogger gives eleven random facts about themselves, answers eleven questions, then tags eleven more bloggers to answer eleven more questions! I’m not sure of the significance of the number eleven, or what it has to do with sunflowers, but I thought I’d try it out, anyhow.

So here are eleven random facts … Keep reading

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