Tag Archives: Writing

When Words Get in the Way

I had planned to post a review today. I can’t. After plugging through the book, there just wasn’t much positive I could say. I realize how important reviews are, and I didn’t want to saddle the book with a low … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Forward

Open mouth, insert prompt. Prior to Thursday night’s Twitter Party, Kate asked for some prompt suggestions. She received a lot of quality thoughts — Reunited, Remember, Transition, Perseverance, Resilience, Privilege, Paradox, Persistent, Perception, Obfuscate, Cry, Lament, Unity, Awaken, Brilliance, Drive-by, … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News … and Just News

It’s been a mixed week in my writing world. No, I haven’t penned many new words on my WIP … but I’ll get to that in a second. Let’s bring you up to date. The good news is my Christmas … Continue reading

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So, You Want To Write a Book

I was asked a question about what advice I would give to someone who wanted to be a writer. Simple answer: You are, you just don’t know it. I do believe everybody has a story to tell. We don’t share … Continue reading

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Aesop Fable — Oldie but Goodie

We’ll use an old and time-tested Aesop Fable as our Words for the Week. One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. … Continue reading

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The Influence of Godly Mothers

Today we pause to honor that special person in our lives whom we lovingly call “Mother.” The Bible says of the virtuous woman and mother described in Proverbs 31:10-31, Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, … Continue reading

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Editing

One of the questions I was asked was whether professional editing was necessary. Wow. What a loaded question. The short answer is yes, yes, yes. The bigger question is who is a professional. The worst editor you could choose is … Continue reading

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