This past month, I’ve been featuring authors who contributed tips to my book Proofreading Secrets of Best-Selling Authors. Anita Higman and Kathi Macias have both shared with us. This week Lena Nelson Dooley, author of more than 800,000 copies of her books sold, joins us. Let’s start by sharing with my followers how the […]
In honor of the first anniversary of the launch of my Proofreading Secrets book, I thought my readers might like to know more about the authors who contributed tips to the book. This week’s guest is Kathi Macias, the multi-award-winning author of nearly forty books.
Repeat after me: “Editors are my friends. They are not enemies determined to ruin my devotion, article, or novel. Their job is to make me and my work the best we can possibly be. Editors are my friends.” Now that we’ve established this, we can move forward on the premise that because editors are […]
When I was judging the Promising Beginnings contest, there were two entries that rose to the top. Just like last year, it was extremely difficult to choose just one! Wishing I could offer two prizes—even if one was just a partial—I double-checked my account that funds this contest. To my dismay there wasn’t enough […]
Out of more than 200 entries, Lyneta has won the Promising Beginnings contest with her submission of “Curtain Call.” This prize covers a FULL scholarship to the 2015 Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference, including registration, meals during the conference, and economy lodging. Curtain Call is a memoir for women ages 35-65. Here is a […]
2015 looks like it’s going to be a great year, with many exciting events and activities scheduled. I wanted to share with you what’s happening with me during the first half of the year. I hope you’ll be able to join me at these events or participate in some of the activities. EVENTS: […]
“Oh, no,” I groaned from the backseat of the car. “I lost a benitoite.” “What’s a ba-nee-toe-ite?” my five-year-old goddaughter questioned, always eager to learn new words. I stared at the ring on my right hand, which—last time I checked—had two royal-blue stones in it. The forefinger of my left hand caressed the empty setting. […]
If you follow this blog, I’m guessing you’re probably interested in writing, editing, or both. And I’m sure you’ve figured out how much I value conferences. After all, I recently ran a contest for a full scholarship to next March’s Mount Hermon Christian Writers’ Conference. And The Christian PEN, which I’m the founder and director […]