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MB Dahl
Writer of fiction, warrior at heart
MB Dahl is an award-winning author who believes in the power of a good story. She has written everything from dramas to full-length novels. Currently, she works as a technical and marketing writer for a software company. When not writing there, she writes short stories and novels that will take you on a journey to being more than a warrior and encourage you to be the person you can become. Her debut novel, Through the Balustrade illustrates a young girl’s journey through her own insecurities to discover truth and hope. In addition to her writing efforts, Dahl seeks to help others on their trip through life.
She leads an online chapter of the internationally established Word Weavers critique group, and she launched the Christian Writers Hub, a group dedicated to encouraging writers to keep learning and keep on writing. She is also a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers Association and the Light Brigade, a writers’ group. In addition to all that, when she’s not napping or searching frantically for her cape, Dahl teaches online writing courses for young writers.
Ramblings of a Warrior
MB Dahl Blog Posts

So Blessed – A Short Story about True Riches

Oct. 12, 2018 by

(Note from the author: I wrote this short story a few years ago and ran across it a few days ago. It struck a note in my heart as I’ve been struggling with the ambiguity found in the church. Blessed

I May Have Taken the Warrior Thing Too Far

Oct. 4, 2018 by

I’ve been wondering if I’ve gotten this warrior thing all wrong. Maybe putting up a good fight and not running away at first blood isn’t the goal. Could it be I’ve twisted my concept of what a warrior should look

Time to make a change.

Preferring My Life of PB&J and Never Tasting Success     

Sep. 27, 2018 by

Nothing against peanut butter and jelly. I love a good PB & J on white bread. Tasty. But sometimes it’s not the tastiness that attracts me. It’s the easiness of it.  And therein lies my loss. The comfort of the

A Rant about a Rant Because We Can Do Better

Sep. 21, 2018 by

  How would you like it if someone created a vlog (video blog) about something you did wrong? They didn’t name you or show your picture, but you knew it was about you. They quoted a conversation word for word,

Beta Reader or Life Reader – Listening to and Learning from Others

Sep. 14, 2018 by

Being criticized hurts. I used to cry about it, but my skin is tougher now. As a writer, being critiqued is a necessity. You get familiar with it, and it doesn’t seem so life shattering anymore. I know the opinions

MB's Birthday Book - Making a difference

Showing Up Makes More of a Difference than You Know

Sep. 6, 2018 by

(Before you read this post, I wanted to point your attention to the special note on the side of this webpage. If you’re reading this in your email, then you’ll need to click the link to go to the webpage.

June – Story of the Month – Signs

Jun. 21, 2018 by

This month’s story of the month illustrates how some fall away from their beliefs and stay away because of their own stubbornness to see the truth. The setting is a military base, but the war is not with flesh blood.

A Sketchy Story and a New Frontier

Jun. 14, 2018 by

I wrote a scary story complete with sex, lust, murder, and a freaky supernatural element. You can read it HERE. The short story was selected to be a part of this year’s edition of the Embers Igniting Magazine. Ember’s Igniting

Being honest isn't easy

Keep Crazy to Yourself. I’ve Got My Own to Deal With.

Jun. 6, 2018 by

Maybe I’m being harsh. You know, all that love your enemies and deny yourself stuff. Maybe I should be okay with someone yelling at me as they speed by or calling me stupid when I keep pulling even though the

Finding Hope when the GDPR Stuff Destroys My Saturday

May. 30, 2018 by

Please note: this article will not help you with your GDPR junk, but it will point you in the direction of having some hope and keeping your eye on the prize. What the heck is GDPR? This GDPR stuff is