Archive for July, 2013

  • What is the day like for a typical Mormon teenager?

    Thursday, July 25th, 2013

    I’ll share with you what a school day was like for me as a teenager. I woke up at 5:30 am to shower, get dressed, and get my stuff together for school. I had scripture study with my family at 6:30 am. Sometimes we had to wait for my dad to get back from playing […]

  • Can Mormons Date?

    Thursday, July 18th, 2013

    Yes. Dating is fun and a great way to get to know other young people. I would say a date is a boy and girl going together on a planned activity. In my novel, Not of This World, Marti’s parents are very restrictive on her dating. In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, […]

  • I’m a Mormon, Yes I am

    Friday, July 12th, 2013

    As a child I listened to and sang the song, “I’m a Mormon,” by Janeen Brady. It is set to a marching beat and made me proud to be a Mormon. Now I’m writing a YA novel about an ultra-conservative LDS family and I’m still proud to be a Mormon but am concerned that my […]