It’s been a while since I’ve updated here. (I feel like I say that at the beginning of every single blog post. Perhaps I should update more?) To be fair, we have been living and teaching during a pandemic, which is enough mental stress for about 5 years all crammed into a few months. But, […]More
Laura Wadsworth Carter is a native of Oxford, Alabama, and a graduate of the University of Montevallo, from which she received a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Education. By day, she's a high school history teacher, amateur gardener, and voracious caffeine consumer. By night, she writes faith-oriented fiction for children and teenagers. At all times, she is a wife and mother, covered by grace. You can follow her on Twitter @MrsCarterWrites or visit her website at https://laurawcarter.com.
Last year, I had the humbling opportunity to help our friend, Patrick Johnson, write the liturgy for our church’s advent season. With his blessing, I am sharing it here with you all. This season has been dark – very dark – for many people. But there is hope – a starlit glimmer in the night, […]More
Not to get too metaphorical here, but I thought this gardenia (pictured above) had died – like, dead dead – after a hard freeze caused it to suddenly drop all its leaves last fall. My in-laws sent it to me years ago for my birthday, and I planted it by the front door so I […]More
RESTORATION will release on February 26, 2019! August’s first attempt to destroy the Foundation not only failed, it also nearly got him killed. Now stuck inside a refugee camp in the bordering nation of Staridruch, he’s determined to get back to Belstrana and finish what he started. So, when an anonymous benefactor offers him weapons […]More
I am so excited to share the cover of RESTORATION with you today. This book, the sequel to THE ELECT, was a labor of love that took over two years to complete. The back cover blurb will come soon, but for now, let me introduce you to RESTORATION! As usual, Amanda Matthews (the cover artist) […]More
Happy Friday, y’all! Who’s in the mood for some great news? Firstly, the audiobook of THE ELECT released this week! You can check it out (and BUY it) here and here! The narrator is TJ Clark, and I think he did a phenomenal job bringing August to life. I couldn’t be more pleased with the final […]More
It’s been a while since I posted, and you all deserve an update. A lot has changed, and yet at the same time, very little has changed. So, here’s what’s going on in my writer world lately. PICTURE BOOKS and SUBMISSIONS As you may already know, I’ve written about a dozen picture book manuscripts so […]More