Martha Rogers was scheduled to share her writing tips and encouragement today–she didn’t publish her first novel until she was in her 70s, and by age 86 she’d published more than 70 novels, novellas, devotionals, and personal stories. She never let anyone tell her it was too late or she was too old!
Martha encouraged so many in the writing community, especially members of the American Christian Fiction Writers, who received a verse of the week and devotional from her each week. One author shared, “I believe it was Martha who took time to listen and encourage me at my first ACFW conference after a pretty horrendous meeting with an agent. So very kind.”
Sadly, Martha went home to the Lord this month. Instead of skipping today or posting something else, I wanted to take the time to honor and remember Martha. If you have a memory to share, please do.
If you never had the joy of meeting Martha, please take some time to get to know her now. She was a truly remarkable woman.