The Bounty on the Porch

The Bounty on the Porch

Barring none, this is the most perfect spot in the world. To me. Yes, I know what it is not. It is not the Grand Canyon, a crimson sunset, foaming ocean waves, a chic sidewalk café, or any one of a thousand bucket list destinations, the kind we squirrel pennies away...

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When a Writer Drives Alone, the Car will be Crowded

When a Writer Drives Alone, the Car will be Crowded

When I tell my non-writer friends (NWF) that I sometimes drive eleven hours between Marpennsylginia and Georgia without ever turning on the radio, they cock their heads in wonder as though they’re trying to figure out this phenomenon. Their next question: “You travel...

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Let’s Add a Little Pizzazz to Tax Season

Let’s Add a Little Pizzazz to Tax Season

The beginning of February marks that time when all government-required tax forms should have been received. Our toil diminished to numbers. Now the race is on until mid-April when those numbers must be filed. In the interim, we’ll go shopping for a blood-sucking...

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Is It Okay to Alter Nature in Our Writing?

Is It Okay to Alter Nature in Our Writing?

For brevity sake, I’ll shorten what I had written:  An intricate tale of…the series takes place...on a crypt-like hillside…and the raging Potomac River...  A friend, reading my book proposal, looked up, a pout on his face. “You can’t say that,” he said. Say what?  I...

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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