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7 Valentines for the Writing Craft by Violet Nesdoly

It hit me recently that I’ve been at this writing thing for 20+ years. I sold my first story—a Keys for Kids devotion—in March of 1997. Perhaps I shouldn’t be surprised, then, that the honeymoon with the writing craft is long past and some days my love for it falters. I’ve done many things to… Read more »

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Back in the Poetry Saddle by Violet Nesdoly

Unless you’re a poet laureate of some kind, you’ll probably not get an assignment to write a poem anytime soon. Writing poetry is very much a self-initiated activity and easy to postpone till later. Even after you’ve taken a summer break and are fresh again, unless writing poetry is the main type of writing you… Read more »

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The Power of the Spirit in Our Writing by Janice Dick

Do you ever wonder if the hours, days, weeks, and years you spend at your computer arranging words is making any difference whatsoever in the grand scheme of life? I do. Since 1989, I’ve spent much of my time writing fiction. A lot of people don’t understand what I do, or why, but I keep… Read more »

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What are You Reading? by Brenda J. Wood

As you will read, Brenda sat down to write something much different but felt God had a word of encouragement for each of us.

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Encouraging the Disillusioned Writer — Carolyn R. Wilker

Recently I wrote a letter to a fellow writer who had become discouraged. How could I help her get her pen moving again—or her fingers to the keyboard? After thinking on it awhile, this is what I wrote:  Dear Discouraged Writer There’s so much to learn, between writer’s guidelines and grammar and the struggle with… Read more »

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Writing as Therapy — Nikki Rosen

Little Men by Louisa May Alcott has always been one of my favourite books. It’s a story full of compassion, grace, hope and transformed lives. However, the author is more known for her book, Little Women.  Publisher Thomas Niles suggested Alcott write a book about girls. He thought that would have widespread appeal. At first,… Read more »

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Writing, even when it’s hard to do — Carolyn R. Wilker

In January, blogger and author Jeff Goins issued a challenge to fellow writers to write 500 words a day for the month of January. He not only issued the challenge, but he also offered a list of things to write about. While I used the word count for my own projects, journalling and letter writing,… Read more »

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