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Work Willingly

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Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. Colossians 3:23 NLT.

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Make Your Hero Choose

Have your hero make a choice with the greatest story potential. Forcing her to choose between values she holds dear is an exceptional and meaningful way to add tension and conflict to the story.

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How Will Your Hero Die?

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Today I want to discuss how to add more depth and suspense to our stories. It doesn’t matter what genre you write; this title question applies to all of them. 

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Proverbs for Writers

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There is so much wisdom and wise counsel in the book of Proverbs. Like many believers, I spend time in this book every day. Sometimes a single verse or a few verses grab my attention. Other times, I’ll read an entire chapter. Often, what I read will speak to a …

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Finish Well

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Finish Well is the title of one of the daily devotionals in Cara Whitney’s Unbridled Faith: 100 Devotions from the Horse Farm. As I perused it the other day, I snickered. “Finish well,” I thought. “How about finishing at all?” I have numerous projects in the starting stage. Some have …

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Meet the Author, Part 2

This week, it’s my pleasure to once again welcome debut author, Rachelle Harp. She first joined us on  December 11, 2019, to talk about her novel, The Breakout. In the earlier post, Rachelle shared her vision of a story world where people were physically separated into zones based in large part …

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