JANNA VANDERVEEN

Acrylic Finger Painting | Girl in Forest I had a vision of a girl standing between the trees with her bunny, staring out at the world. She was neither happy nor...

Watercolor Illustration | Children's Book I am having a fun time developing a new set of characters for another children’s book. Sheep has a bad day and learns to use healthy language...

Our desire to create is fueled by the power of our imagination. We only need to observe a child playing to see that this is true. Take my daughter’s artwork as an...

UPDATE: AMY O’NEAL is the winner!!! Congratulations. Stay tuned for more giveaways in the future. I have an AGENT!!! It is official. I’ve signed a contract with Credo Communications, who will...

Watercolor Attempt #21 I cannot help but contemplate the work of God’s hands, while writing Lumen, the second book in my Eden’s Gate series. Psalm 19:1 comes to mind and lingers… “The heavens...

Crazed is the gaze Of sorrow worn, When flesh fails to adorn This metallic face. So violently erased Torn, rendered, disgraced. Ripped apart, Like my shattered heart. Oh, but your eyes Dripping tears, from blue skies You...

My mission is to discern, awaken, and inspire truth in myself and others. “May my tongue be the pen of a skillful writer, my pen be the tongue of a masterful orator,...

There is something about reading and writing science fiction and fantasy literature which stirs my heart to worship. I am repeatedly drawn into magnificent worlds of wonder inhabited by heroes and heroines...

I am currently working on a novel. It is a futuristic mystery-suspense thriller.

Things that interfere with writing the next great American novel: #1. FLIES! I’m not kidding. My daughter Chloe (who just turned four) is terrified of flies. She doesn’t understand the correlation between leaving the...