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The Meaning of Christmas

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Christmas isn’t about gifts. It’s about celebrating the Gift no one else can give—the gift of Jesus. We remember he loves us. We walk in faith that he walks with us through this crazy year. Christmas is about anticipating the joy that awaits us in eternity.

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The Post Conference World


Hello, fellow writer! Another way to phrase this title is, “You Just Finished a Writers Conference. Now What?” At a conference, your mind fills with visions of submitting requested material. Then there is the looking forward to applying all you learned. And let’s not forget firming up the networks you …

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What Inspires My Stories?

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People often ask where I get my story ideas from. The most common way I get story ideas is from an image that pops into my mind. Many times, I can’t remember what I was doing, reading, or thinking when the idea came to me. I gave up asking myself, …

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New Book Coming

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Emily’s reluctance stems from her believing the accused is guilty, but they agree to take the case because her father believes every person is entitled to legal representation.

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Writing Through the Struggle

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There are times when writing is hard or at least seems harder than it should be. Ideas don’t come. Or the ideas do come, but the words to flesh them into coherency flutter away like a butterfly in a swift breeze. You reach for it and it’s gone. Then an …

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