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I became a Christian late, in my late 30s, so I had a lot of things that I was bringing into my Christian life that I regret. And I had a lot of questions about faith, so that's where I start when I write. ---->>>

I start work by spending time in personal Bible study. Because my projects center on a question in my own faith walk, I find Bible study essential. And God gives me scriptures daily that speak to the question with which I'm struggling. ---->>>

My favorite book is 'Redeeming Love.' It was my first as a born-again Christian, my statement of faith, and the most exciting year I've spent writing anything. ---->>>

I had been raised in the church, but I wasn't a Christian. I had a lot of head knowledge but no heart knowledge. ---->>>

I want to see Christian fiction speak to the hard and real issues that tear people's lives apart. ---->>>

When we love like Jesus does, lives change for the better. ---->>>

My job is to allow the character to live and breathe - and become as real to the reader as he or she is to me. ---->>>

That is one of the reasons I write: to feel the Presence of God and know He is speaking to me in a very personal way, instructing me, correcting me, redirecting me. ---->>>

I actually worked in the general market for many years writing steamy historical romance, and I had more freedom in the Christian market than I ever did in the general market to write about any issue that I needed to write about. ---->>>

I'll often dream about characters before I start writing their stories. ---->>>

Like everyone else, there are days when I don't want to go to work. However, writing is a job like anything else. ---->>>

The goal is to have every character take on a life of his or her own. Sometimes characters will come into the story that I haven't planned. ---->>>

Well, I always wanted to write from the time I was very little, and my mother encouraged me. She wrote a journal from the time she was 15 up until about the age of 76. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 2015
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Occupation: Author
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Francine Sandra Rivers (born 1947) is an American author of fiction with Christian themes, including inspirational romance novels. Prior to becoming a born-again Christian in 1986, Rivers wrote historical romance novels. She is best known for her inspirational novel Redeeming Love, while another novel, The Last Sin Eater has become a feature film (wikipedia)