|Please tell us a bit about yourself.
Bonnie S. Calhoun is the publisher of ChristianFictionOnlineMagazine.com. She is also the Northeast Zone Director for American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW), the President of Christian Authors Network (CAN), and the Appointment Coordinator for both the Colorado Christian Writers Conference and the Greater Philadelphia Christian Writers Conference. In her day life she is a seamstress, clothing designer, and conference speaker for writing techniques, website design, and social media.
What is your favorite Bible verse?
Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. (NKJV)
What was your inspiration to develop Cooking the Books?
Entertaining an audience of readers, and showing how the human spirit can triumph over all odds when we lean on the Lord.
How much of the story comes from personal experience?
Most all of it, in one way or the other. We all have BC (before Christ) lives that remind us that we actually are trophies of grace. It gives lasting impressions of just how much the Lord has brought us through.
How much research did Cooking the Books take?
Almost none. Most research was just verification of legalities.
What are some of the challenges you face as an author?
Toning down real life experiences enough to make them acceptable to the publishing and reading audience.
What aspects of being a writer do you enjoy the most?
Being a storyteller and entertainer.
What clubs or organizations are you involved with helping with your writing?
Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW)
Christian Authors Network (CAN)
Advanced Speakers And Writers Association (AWSA)