Discouragement is a common problem in the world of writing for publication. You get a great idea for a book, but when you tell your family and friends about it, they’re not as enthusiastic as you’d hoped. You start working on it anyway, but you keep running into problems like distractions, writers’ block, a too-busy […]
Just last week, I was discussing with my Virtual Assistant, Joanne Reese, our need for someone to help with my social media. Joanne assists me with a ton of other things, and we both felt it was important to look for an additional helper who had a solid knowledge (and enjoyment!) of social media. Neither […]
Light-colored locks framed an oval face with serious eyes and lips closed tightly as if she held a secret. The photograph found in Agatha Christie: A Reader’s Companion captured a momentary expression, one of many that painted the face of this well-known novelist. Agatha Christie has been known throughout the world as the best-selling […]
Prayer is vital for the Christian life. Communication with our heavenly Father empowers us and gives us focus for the day. The acrostic WRITE is a practical and easy way to intercede for others, get inspired, and defy writers block. Our relationship with God and others will grow as we pray the Write prayer. W […]
A warm welcome to my my dear friend Joseph Bentz, a professor of English at Azusa Pacific University, and author of several books.
Because I believe in the power, impact, and influence of Christian writers’ conferences, This year, the winner will be given a choice between two options: Full scholarship to the 2017 Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference, including meals and economy lodging or Full scholarship to the 2017 SoCal Christian Writers’ Conference, including meals and dorm lodging […]
An editing client of mine recently asked me to explain the difference between indie publishing, subsidy publishing, and self-publishing. In my reply, I acknowledged that these terms can be very confusing—especially since the definitions have morphed over time. Several years ago, the term indie meant going with a publishing house that was independent from […]
A warm welcome to my guest blogger, Ben Wolf, author of Blood for Blood and I’d Punch a Lion in His Eye for You.