Over the next few blogs, we’ll be exploring some of the most common obstacles every writer faces at least once in their career. We’ll begin with the obstacle of time. “I think I’ve got a book in me if I could only find the time to write.” We’ve all heard …
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Whether we make the time to work with single moms or with disadvantaged or challenged kids, we are showing them they are worthy. For Christians, there is the evangelical aspect of helping others draw close to God because when they meet us, they are meeting Jesus in action through us.
Someone once asked me which authors influenced my writing. I was ready to snap off a few names, but stopped. I needed to think about it. In what ways, and in what areas, did they influence my writing? I ended up with a list of twenty-nine names. Now I had …
As Christians, one of our assignments is to help others. The specific form of helping can take very specific aspects. Overall, they fall into three general areas: finances, time, and talent.
(Don’t miss the announcement at the end of this blog.) Well, as the title says, it’s been a while since I’ve posted a blog. The last post was in the middle of July. Then I dealt with some writer’s block. But the primary reason I haven’t been posting is on …
Here are some things I’ve done to keep it all straight. I pray it may be helpful as you organize your own writing projects.
Everybody we encounter can teach us something.
To really walk in the fullness of all God has for us, we have to honor the blessings he’s given us and be responsible for our choices.
We don’t want readers to read about our characters, we want them to experience their lives in the pages of our stories.
People have asked where my characters come from. My response frequently is, “I don’t know. He just showed up one day and said he had a story to tell.”