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Pass on the Passive by Tracy Crump

Tracy Crump is a writer and speaker whose work has been published online and in numerous print periodicals. She also presents workshops at conferences and team-teaches workshops on writing for the Chicken Soup compilation books. She publishes an e-newsletter for writers entitled “The Write Life.” Subscribe here. Which of the following sentences arouses more righteous […]

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Why Am I Here? by Cass Wessel

Today’s guest post is by Cassandra Wessel, a writer of devotionals and poetry whose work has been published in the Presbyterian Church of Canada’s Daily Devotionals. She responded to my request for Christian writers to share their experience at their first writers’ conference.  Visit her Web site for more information. __________________________________________ My alarm clock roused […]

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Writing for Publication—and Servanthood by Dianne E. Butts

This lovely Christian lady was all worried about calling attention to herself and becoming sinfully prideful. But what are the chances of her actually drawing that much attention? I told her it’s like playing in the NFL. A lot of kids start out wanting to be a star in the National Football League, but first you have to make the team. Then you have to make the high school team, the college team, and then win a spot on a professional team. Only a few people actually make it that far. And when you do make it that far, there are only so many slots on a team and only so many players can be chosen to fill them.

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Writers on Writing

Full title – Writers on Writing: Top Christian Authors Share Their Secrets for Getting Published. Editor, James N. (Jim) Watkins. If you total up the number of years’ experience represented by the list of contributors to this book, how many do you think it would be? I’m just guessing that, between Dennis Hensley, Cecil Murphey, […]

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