About Nicole Lisa Maria

Hi! So pleased to meet you! I’m Nicole Lisa Maria, aka Nicole Schrader.

When people ask me about myself, I don’t really know how to respond. Most of my adult life, I homeschooled my three children. They are grown and gone, and I currently live in central Florida with my husband.

I began writing when my children were teenagers as part of “school.” We each wrote a 50,000 word novel in November – the National Novel Writing Month (https://nanowrimo.org). I continued to write each November, even after the kids graduated.

Although I have several first-drafts of novels saved, my first published work is a picture book. Darwin Finds Freedom is on sale NOW! It’s illustrated by HC Ward, a young and talented woman who was homeschooled herself.Darwin Cover

I don’t know where this writing journey will lead. But whether it’s a devotional blog, a children’s book, or a letter to a friend, my goal is to revere Jesus Christ as Lord and give the reason for the hope I have with gentleness and respect. (from I Peter 3:15 NIV)

Offering hope for every generation!