This is another in a series on common obstacles to being a writer. Talent has been described as something you either have or you don’t. You can’t learn it. I and many others disagree with this notion. You can learn to be a writer whether or not you have talent. …
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Obstacles to Being a Writer–Who’s Got the Time?
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 …
Why Be a Giver?
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.
Authors Who Influenced My Writing
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 …
Be A Giver
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.
It’s Been a While
(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 …
Keeping It Straight
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.
6 Lessons from a Writers Conference
Everybody we encounter can teach us something.
Change My Words, Change My Attitude
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.
More Thoughts on the Birth of a Character
We don’t want readers to read about our characters, we want them to experience their lives in the pages of our stories.