Launching a book at any time is challenging, but doing so during a pandemic can be especially trepidatious. When we released I'm a Saint in the Making in October, I really wasn't sure what to expect. I knew that I was personally in love with this book. With a message that is very close to my heart, … [Read more...] about “I’m a Saint in the Making” Earns “Seal of Approval”
I'm a Saint in the Making
I log into my little blog world and note that in the blink of an eye, a whole month has gone by since the last time that I posted one of these updates. How could that be? Pandemic life is complex: days seem both endlessly long and also too short to accomplish all that's on my plate. Honestly, the … [Read more...] about In the Making: Update from the Ball Chair for 10/15/20
When I penned I Am God's Storyteller in 2019, I learned a big lesson about creating work for children that truly reinforced the message of the book. God has given each of us unique and beautiful gifts with which to share the story of his love for us. My creative partner for that book was Eric … [Read more...] about Companions for the Journey: Update from the Ball Chair for 09/14/20
I should have learned this lesson years ago: be careful when you decide to write a book about living your faith. God will expect you to "walk your talk". My first experience with this came with the writing of my very first book, The Handbook for Catholic Moms: Nurturing Your Heart, Mind, Body and … [Read more...] about It’s a Book: Update from the Ball Chair for 09/10/20
Today, I'm delighted to invite you to a fancy red carpet premiere! Go ahead and don your fancy dress or suit. Touch up your lipstick and get your best selfie smile worked out. Here's a virtual box of popcorn and some Red Vines (my theater treat of choice!) But seriously, I'm super psyched to give … [Read more...] about I’m a Saint in the Making: Book Trailer Premiere!