4 Simple Steps to Overcome a Content Creation Slump
If you identify as a creative of any type, chances are that you’ve reached a point where you’ve struggled with the ominous “mental block.” But what do you do when things are going...Continue Reading
Feeling Inadequate? God Will Give the Increase
Growing up, I loathed Language Arts. Conjunctions, prepositions, adjectives and all the like were dispiriting topics for my mind to comprehend. Singing along with Schoolhouse Rock! was when I felt most grammatically...Continue Reading
What I Really Wanted To Write
Can I share a secret with you? When God told me what I needed to write for my first book, First in the Family, I wasn’t all the way in. Of course, there was an initial...Continue Reading
Where Is Your Focus?
Have you ever taken a picture using “portrait mode”? On my phone’s camera, it is an effect that essentially sharpens the focus on what is exactly in front of the lens and blurs the background a...Continue Reading
5 Ways You Know You Are Called To Write
As I typed the words on the paper, mixed emotions filled my mind. Were my words worth it? Did they make any difference? The sacrifices made felt weighty in the moment, and the sting of a...Continue Reading
Where do words come from?
Today’s blog post comes from Book Proposal Boot Camp member and writer Kelly Tuten.
_____________________________________“A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil...Continue Reading
5 Things that Help Move You From Parked to Published
You’ve wanted to write forever, but you feel that you are in park. You want to go somewhere with your words, but you feel stuck. In today’s Tuesday Tip, I share five things to help you move from parked to...Continue Reading
Compelling Content and Design for Your Blog
A writing friend asked me to visit her blog. I was excited because I loved her writing. When I clicked on the URL she sent, I was surprised to find a series of long blog posts written in blocks...Continue Reading
Finding Your Writing Voice
What is a writing voice? It's how you write your words. Hemingway sounds different than Grisham. Voskamp sounds different than TerKeurst. You sound different than the writer sitting next to you. The problem is that we often try to...Continue Reading
Creating Your Writing Workspace
Last night I watched an episode of a makeover show. In it, a single mom worked from home preparing natural recipes in her kitchen. She sat on an uncomfortable stool, her knees pressed into the cabinet. Her laptop...Continue Reading