I Fall for it Every Year

I Fall for it Every Year

As I type this, I’m chuckling. At myself. This quote is what I murmur under my breath ALL SUMMER LONG here in southeast Georgia, where the summers are stifling hot, humid, bug-filled, and breezeless. Just make it through the summer, and it will be Fall! I try—truly I...

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Are ‘Vivid Memories’ on Your List of Blessings?

Are ‘Vivid Memories’ on Your List of Blessings?

Confession: I had never thought of ‘vivid memory capabilities’ as a blessing before! Have you? It is so wonderful how a visual or a taste or, especially, a smell can bring instant recall of a poignant moment in our lives. How could I have failed to add this to my...

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Can Creating Be More Rewarding than the Creation?

Can Creating Be More Rewarding than the Creation?

“What is it?” That’s what my 23-year-old son asked as he skeptically and gingerly lifted one of his Christmas presents out of its gaily wrapped box. Several answers swirled through my head: “It’s your mother’s effort at channeling her inner hippie.” “It’s the hottest...

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Stand Back! Deadly Hands Are in the House

Stand Back! Deadly Hands Are in the House

This quote reminds me of another, coined in 1839 by English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton: “The pen is mightier than the sword.” But, what few people know is that—like much urban wisdom—the thought behind it stemmed from the Bible. Hebrews 4:12 says, “Indeed, the word...

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Novels blending historical intrigue, modern-day suspense, and romance.

The occasional deep thought or creative pursuit.

About Koontz’s Writing:

DLKoontz

An award-winning writer, former journalist and corporate escapee, D. L. Koontz writes about what she knows: muddled lives, nail-biting unknowns and eternal hope. Growing up, she learned the power of stories and intrigue from saged storytellers on the front porch of her Appalachian farmhouse. Despite being waylaid for years by academia and corporate endeavors, her roots proved that becoming a writer of suspense was only a matter of time. She has been published in seven languages.

Memberships

American Society of Journalists and Authors

ACFW

American Christian Fiction Writers