Let’s talk memoirs. You do realize that you are the greatest receptacle of your own history, don’t you? Most people around you have only a surface idea of what your life is and has been all about. To some degree that’s simple privacy. The problem with that comes when you fail to write your memoirs—your[…]
Do you think about your writing having great influence in the lives of others? Do you want to be an author who leaves a cherished legacy through the pages of your work? Take a look at one simple man and his simple story: Harold Bell Wright and The Shepherd of the Hills. This could be[…]
Writing excuses—every writer deals with them. From the trivial to the major, writing excuses abound. Their single purpose is to stop you in your tracks, far short of ever achieving your dream of writing a book. You’re good at making these excuses, too. Each one comes wrapped in logical reasoning, sounding like good common sense.[…]
Distraction…it’s everywhere around you…all the time. You want to do all the right things with family, friends, the boss, and co-workers. It all takes so much of your time…and your energy. And you definitely want to write that book or blog. You even have smart goals set, but distraction comes every time you touch your[…]
Ministry is a word that is easily passed over today. It paints a picture of pulpits, churches, and such. That’s not what this is about. Let’s explore you and your Christian testimony.
The writer’s point of view is part of what makes you unique. No one else sees, hears, or experiences things just exactly the way you do. Therefore, no one can write your story but you! We might have the same facts before us. Maybe we’ve experienced something side-by-side. But the truth remains; we will each[…]
Organization ideas—are those two words a turn-on to you, or a turn-off? To serious book writers, the difference between writing success and failure often boils down to the preparation steps more than the actual writing. Is that true? Keep reading!
How to become an author—simply put, the answer is by writing a book. Now with 15 easy-to-follow steps to writing a book, that process is made clear and simple. With that in mind, ask yourself this one life-changing question: Should I write a book? Before you let fear and a laundry list of other excuses[…]