6 Ways to Move Your Writing Forward

6 Ways to Move Your Writing Forward

These six ways to move your writing forward were inspired by a recent event that initially prevented me from writing. Read on to discover how that event ultimately led to an a-ha moment that can benefit your writing.  ******* One day last week my housecleaning and...
Her Mother’s Hope – A Book Review

Her Mother’s Hope – A Book Review

Her Mother’s Hope by Francine Rivers My rating: 5 of 5 stars I discovered Her Mother’s Hope by Francine Rivers at my local library and was drawn to it specifically for two reasons: 1. Although it’s not biographical, the book’s plot is loosely based off the...
Hearing from God

Hearing from God

“I will stand my watch and set myself on the rampart, and watch to see what He will say to me, and what I will answer when I am corrected.” Habakkuk 2:1 Hearing from God can sometimes seem beyond our grasp, as if His response is reserved for certain individuals. (You...
Confusion, Clarity & Calling

Confusion, Clarity & Calling

I was at a cookout when confusion set in. A good friend casually mentioned that she had recently picked up two young men. Not in a dating context, mind you, but in a hitchhiking context – a practice I thought had gone by the wayside a long time ago. This friend has a...
How Long Should My Book Be?

How Long Should My Book Be?

Many writers wonder how many words or pages comprise a book so they can establish daily writing goals and meet a literary agent’s expectations. The answer, however, isn’t straightforward or universal for every author. Your book’s word and page count will depend...