Marcia Lee Laycock


Marcia’s writing began in the attic of her parents’ home where she wrote stories for her dolls. They didn’t complain so she kept it up.

God has blessed her with publication in magazines, newspapers, on radio and the web. Her work has garnered praise from notable writers Mark Buchanan, Sigmund Brouwer and Phil Callaway.

Her first devotional book, The Spur of the Moment won an Award of Merit at Write Canada and her novel, One Smooth Stone, won the Best New Canadian Christian Author Award in 2006.

Marcia writes a weekly devotional column that goes out to over 4,000 people. Her devotionals have been published by The Upper Room and The Quiet Hour, among others, as well as in anthologies compiled by Multnomah and Thomas Nelson.

Marcia was the Sunday devotional columnist for Novel for several years and is a contributor to The Hot Apple Cider books. Marcia’s second novel, A Tumbled Stone ( was shortlisted for an award at Write Canada when it was released. Visit her website at

Where to buy in print


Missing Christmas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Stuck in a northern town for Christmas with no tree, no turkey and no presents. How could Christmas get any worse? Or is there another way to look at the circumstances?
Spur of the Moment
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 59,070. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
A third expanded edition of this award-winning devotional book by Marcia Lee Laycock. Winner of the Award of Merit at Write!Canada. Marcia is a sought-after speaker and pastor's wife. Her devotionals have appeared across Canada and on the web as well as in several anthologies and magazines in Canada and the U.S.
The Day God Laughed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
A testimony of God's mercy. It was on the road to Mayo, Yukon that I heard Gods' voice for the first time.
A Small Patch of Blue
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity
A misty day on The Dome above Dawson City Yukon reveals a timeless truth
Abundant Rain
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(4.75 from 8 reviews)
Written by award-winning author, Marcia Lee Laycock, Abundant Rain contains inspirational words for writers of faith. Follow Marcia on her journey as a Christian writer.
God Doesn't Go Poof
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
When diagnosed with cancer it's natural to want a quick miracle.
Where Are You Nesting?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 580. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
When my daughter lost her job she and I had some decisions to make. A short devotional on trusting God and abiding in Him.
A Grand Spectacle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short devotional about God's Promises. God is faithful and His promises hold true forever. In this poignant devotional Marcia Lee Laycock describes a spring event that will remind you of God's mercy and grace to us all.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a family struggling through the trauma of a child's death. This story will transport you to the wilderness of the Yukon and show you what forgiveness and grace look like.