Tag: Perfectly Unique

Perfectly Unique Gift Guide

If you are Santa (you aren’t. Santa is real.), then I want to be your elf. For the next few days, I want to help you. If you are going to gift one of my little books, I want to share with you some easy things that go along with the book, in case you

31 books: Perfectly Unique (book #2)

[Going ahead and knocking my books out so that we can catch up on the 31 books. Don’t hate. 🙂 ]   Title: Perfectly Unique . . . . . Author: Annie F. Downs (meeeeeeee!) . . . . . What the book is about: Your body is an instrument. No, it’s not a flute,

13 Highlights of 2013

I find it necessary to recap my life at the end of every year. Or, close to at least. If you’ve got too much time on your hands, here is my 2007 recap and my 2008 recap. In 2009, I didn’t want to officially recap apparently, I barely survived the stress of 2010, and in

Day 4 :: Lyrics

I cannot think of a finer writing style than songwriting. Truly. What a songwriter says in 35 lines it takes me 35 paragraphs and you are surely bored at the end of my rant and you’re teary by the end of the song. It’s incredible. I never appreciated lyrics much until I moved to Nashville.

Why Jamie-Grace?

Jamie-Grace and I met a year and a half ago at a Mac Powell country concert. Here’s what. I thought she was really cool and my friends who know her LOVE her, so Mac’s wife introduced us and we both were like, “whoaaaaaaa I think we should be real friends.” And so it began. We

Speak Love: A Cover Story

You know, the whole way that the cover of Perfectly Unique worked out was kinda a miracle. Here’s the story if you missed it first time around. I absolutely loved it the moment that I saw it. I mean, LOVED it. So when the first email came through with the cover for my next book,

TOP 5 FRIDAY: Easter gifts for teen girls!

Last week, I got to spend the night at my parents’ house on the way to a retreat in Georgia. As I packed my car up and headed out, a wrapped bag awaited me on the table by the front door. My Easter gift. I love that my mom still gets us little treats on


Thank you, friends, for all your excitement yesterday. Trust me, I am sooo grateful to you the reader and Zondervan for making it possible for me to get to do this again. So there isn’t too much I can tell you yet about the next book, but I’ll tell you everything I can. What’s the

I like March 6th.

Last year, on March 6, I signed the book deal for Perfectly Unique. This year, on March 6, I FINALLY get to tell you…. You guys? I signed my next book deal with Zondervan last week. Squeal. Freak out. Panic. Shock. Whoa. I know. I felt all those things too. I’m going to tell you

Write a note. Words give life.

I have a whopper of a weekend ahead of me. Tonight and tomorrow night, I get to speak to a few hundred girls at Camp No Boys Allowed [hilarious] through Fellowship Bible Church here in Nashville. Smack in the middle of Camp No Boys Allowed, GIRLS OF GRACE NASHVILLE! [You know how I feel about