Writing for publication is a lot like growing crops. Surprised? The last verses of Psalm 126 celebrate a bountiful harvest. The people who planted the crop had the faith to sow the seed, watch, wait, and, when the time was right, brought in the harvest. So how is that like writing?
Well, 2018 is here, and I’m not ready for it. I’m as bug-eyed as the owl in the picture. I’m running behind already because I was sick all Christmas week. I’ll spare you those details. In this post, I’ll share progress I’ve made on my current goals, sharing links and observations that I think you […]
New Year’s Day is just two days from now. Have you made your writing resolutions yet? I have some in mind, but I have not set them in stone. Take an online course or attend a conference to explore new writing genres. Explore reader interest in a devotional series idea I’ve been toying with for […]
Merry Christmas to all my regular subscribers and to anyone who might happen to see this message. “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” John 1:14 (NIV) We hear […]
Have you ever used family gatherings or office parties as sources for writing ideas? If not, maybe it’s time you consider it. After all, you’ll be attending a lot of such functions during the holidays. Fiction and non-fiction writers alike can glean a wealth of writing material even while partying. You just have to be […]