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Start Where You Are — Brenda Wood

Start Where You Are — Brenda Wood

Struggling with a topic? Don’t know how to get that fascinating novel onto paper? Let me ask …do you journal? Our story may actually set someone else on the path to freedom because it gives encouragement and hope. It honours God and becomes a ‘remembrance’ stone.

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Showing or Telling? — Carolyn Wilker

Showing or Telling? — Carolyn Wilker

A student wrote a story about a day she walked her dog to the park and about their discovery of a body. She had hurried to a nearby house to ask someone to call police, and when the police arrived, they wanted her to give a statement. She wrote that she felt shaken from the experience. Those are the bare

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Measuring Success as a Writer — Brenda Wood

Measuring Success as a Writer — Brenda Wood

James Patterson just published his millionth book and Thomas Kinkade is selling paintings by the tons and then there is …us. What is the matter with us? Why isn’t our work broadcast around the globe? What are we doing wrong?

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Moving on after rejections — Carolyn Wilker

Moving on after rejections — Carolyn Wilker

Dear Writer, I have it on good authority that you are not alone in getting rejections. It’s part of the writing business. It’s painful, I’ll allow, for I have received them too. But truly, what do you do with your rejection notices?

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Write using your 5 senses — Ruth L. Snyder

Write using your 5 senses — Ruth L. Snyder

A phrase we hear often as writers is “Show, don’t tell.” One way we can do this more effectively is to include descriptions using all five senses. “Sensory words paint vivid pictures that relate to the five senses: sight, smell, hearing, touch and taste. In fiction, non-fiction and poetry, they serve as a type of shorthand to evoke memories or feelings

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On Writer’s Block: Help for writers who need it — Carolyn Wilker

On Writer’s Block: Help for writers who need it — Carolyn Wilker

Have you ever had a day that you couldn’t write? When the blank computer screen seems to taunt you? You’re not alone. Books and articles have been written on the topic, telling writers how to break free of it and what to do when it hits.

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Write what you know — Nikki Rosen

Write what you know — Nikki Rosen

I’ve heard it said many times….’write what you know.’ Writing what we know can be a good springboard for developing stories that have impact. It’s what Harper Lee did. She penned one book – one book only – but that one book, To Kill a Mockingbird, has been read and reread and even made into a movie. Harper Lee grew

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News Release Basics for Writers — Ruth L. Snyder

News Release Basics for Writers — Ruth L. Snyder

Any writer who is working on marketing a book or other product should know some basics about news releases. For a quick overview, check out

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How to Run a Leaving a Legacy of God-Stories Workshop — Jack Popjes

How to Run a Leaving a Legacy of God-Stories Workshop — Jack Popjes

Start by introducing yourself as presenter, pass out paper and pencils, and quickly go over the Goal and Outline of the Workshop. The Workshop will take about 45 minutes to 1 hour depending on the number of participants, and the level of their participation. The Goal is to learn what God-stories are, and how to gather the facts

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10 Twitter Resources for Writers — Ruth L. Snyder

10 Twitter Resources for Writers — Ruth L. Snyder

Now that you know the basics of Twitter you’re ready to dive in deeper. There are many topics we could discuss about Twitter. However, each writer has different reasons for using Twitter which will affect what he or she wants to learn. Here are some resources I’ve found helpful.

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