When you write your book, you have no clue what kind of legacy you are creating with it. How popular will it be? Will anybody read it at all? Will it have any impact on the world? These are questions that creatives ask themselves…and anyone else who might listen! What[…]
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[…]
Writing prompts are a great way to start digging up your story/stories and bring those tales into the light where others can read and share them. You just have to tell your story! You must! Holidays become a great catalyst for remembering some of your stories. The Fourth of July[…]
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[…]
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,[…]
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[…]
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.
I saw one of those lists on Facebook not long ago of things that are gone now. It saddened me to see that writing letters ranked right up there with 8-tracks and phone booths. Is it true that letter writing holds no value today? Can that really be true? Oh[…]