How did you begin writing?
When my kids were teenagers I began writing a manuscript at the urging of my daughter. Then, began blogging.
Do you write every single day?
No, but most days.
What is the most difficult part of your writing process?
How do you motivate yourself to keep writing?
I don’t really have to motivate myself, it’s become a calling. I have to write.
Which genre do you prefer?
What books have had a strong influence on you or your writing? Can you name some of your favorite books and explain why they are your favorites?
Boundaries, A Man’s Search for Meaning, Bird by Bird
Do you have a blog?
LuSays.com LuSays is about relationships, love, family, marriage, and faith.
Tell us something about the book you recently published
“From Me to We: A Premarital Guide for the Bride- and Groom- to- Be,” 2017, Shiloh Run Press, a guide to help engaged couples.
“The Intimacy You Crave: Straight Talk about Sex and Pancakes,” 2019, Shiloh Run Press, helps women get the closeness and intimacy they desire in their marriages.
“The Impossible Kid: Parenting a Strong-Willed Child with Love and Grace,” Shiloh Run Press, Releasing: Sept. 2021, a book to help Mom’s with impossible kids.
What was your greatest failure and what did you learn from that?
I don’t view things as failures, only learning. But I would say I had a “ten year learning” process when I was rejected over and over by publishers, until I finally got my first book deal.
What advice would you give to emerging writers?
Keep writing. If you love to write, write.