Course Overload by Steph Beth Nickel

Course Overload

I have a tough time passing up a deal … especially on writing and writing-related courses.

How about you? Read More

11 Tools to Take Your Writing to the Next Level by Steph Beth Nickel

I’ve been exploring several resources to take my writing to the next level. You may want to check out some of them as well. (Please note: At the present time, I am not an affiliate of any of these people or products.) Read More

Writers Must Read by Steph Beth Nickel

Stephen King said, “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” Read More

Daily Obeying Our Caller – Jack Popjes

The name of Eugene Peterson’s classic book on discipleship A Long Obedience in the Same Direction describes exactly how we become the writers God called us to be.

C. S. Lewis, writing about character development, mentioned the importance of not just being on the right road but facing the right direction and moving, be it ever so slowly, in that direction.

What can we do to keep obeying the One who called us to be writers? Read More

Never Stop Learning

How to confound your family in one easy step . . .

Curl up on the couch reading Lynne Truss’s Eats Shoots and Leaves and laugh uproariously while your family is trying to watch television in the same room.

“Only a writer,” you say. And you’d be right. Or an editor, agent, or publisher. Read More