Letting the Extraordinary Take Care of Itself

Letting the Extraordinary Take Care of Itself

I walked by “RonRon” during my early morning walk. I have a cordial, conversational relationship with him. Most folks around town know him. I don’t know why his name is doubled, or if that’s even his “real” name. I don’t know his last name. I don’t know if he’s...

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Battling Migraine Headaches – 10 Steps I Took

Battling Migraine Headaches – 10 Steps I Took

Whoot-whoot! I’ve gone one year without a migraine headache! Whoa, wait, what—I’m announcing that? You betcha. If you’ve ever suffered even one of these horrific, demon, PAINFUL nuisances, then you’ll understand my joy. Yes, they’re that bad. As in: •...

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Intriguing Characters in Real Life

Intriguing Characters in Real Life

--Are There Some in Your Everyday World?     It’s no secret I love to write and teach. So, I’m often asked from where I get ideas for names, plots, and characters.   As for names, I’ve been known to go shopping for ideas in cemeteries!   Plots...

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When a Million-Plus Words is Still Not Enough

When a Million-Plus Words is Still Not Enough

I love words. They’re my tools. I stitch them together in an effort to entertain, enthrall, and inspire readers. Sometimes I hit the mark; other times, I have to tear out the stitching and start over. And, with 1,033,322 words in the English language (Global Language...

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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