Sold Out by Brenda J Wood

That phrase is music to the author’s ears. Sold out! We whisper to ourselves, “Why that means they love me. They love my book. I am a success!” And when we don’t hear those words, do we hear these? “I’m a failure. I might as well quit writing. I’ll never make it in this business.”

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Resources Writers Love by Steph Beth Nickel

Since we emphasize love each February, why not think about the resources we writers are particularly fond of? A New Journal A beautiful handcrafted leather cover or a whimsical cartoon character beckoning you to open a pristine new journal, full of nothing but potential … is there anything more inspiring—or terrifying? Tentatively, you grab your

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All We Need is [God’s] Love by Janice L Dick

Love is all you need … (The Beatles) Love me with all of your heart … (Ray Charles Singers) I can’t help falling in love with you … (Elvis) Love will keep us together … (Captain & Tennille) We sing about love, talk about love, write about love, especially at this time of year. But

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Ain’t You Tired, Ms. Hilly? by Brenda J. Wood

In the movie The Help, Ms. Hilly spent all her time trying to control her world and the people in it. You might say she was building her platform. I’m all for building platform, proclaiming our names, and selling our books, but there is a limit. A constant stream of messages tout this expert or

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