Tag Archives: Lynne Collier

My Writing GPS by Lynne Collier

Doing Versus Being Have you ever found yourself lost and don’t have a GPS or a map? How did you respond? Quite often we drive frantically around in circles, hoping for a familiar landmark or road sign. If all fails, we stop and ask for directions. In his book do less, be more, Christian author… Read more »

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Storytelling in a Nutshell by Lynne Collier

Why I Wrote a Short-Form Story Instead of a Novel It was a long process, but I finally concluded that my NaNo (National Novel Writing Month) writing for 2021 would be four shorter stories of around 13,000 words each instead of the usual 50,000 words for a single novel. Of course, that earned me the… Read more »

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Gratitude in the Life of a Writer Part 2 by Lynne Collier

How Others Bless Me as a Writer I’ve been writing for a few years now. I thought I’d stop after my first book, but I was hooked. My first publication was a memoir about raising my son with autism. My side of the story, my son had published a few years earlier. And that was… Read more »

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Gratitude in the Life of a Writer by Lynne Collier

I’m sitting here in my office, overlooking my gardens. The sun’s shining through the windows, offering warmth on a cool morning. Robins and chickadees serenade as I type. I feel very grateful. It’s so easy to take all the small blessings for granted on busy days. Small blessings … Are any blessings actually small? I’m… Read more »

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Where Do You Find Inspiration? Lynne Collier

As you plan a new writing project, where do you find inspiration? Do you have a fantastic title idea then sit at a blank page and wait for fantastic words to appear? Or do you get a sudden idea for a complete novel with character profiles and names and find yourself frantically searching for a… Read more »

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Does Your Voice Matter by Lynne Collier

It took me a few years to get serious about writing. Like most writers, I questioned if my writing voice could possibly be important to the world. Especially today with all the self-published books on Amazon because the need for a royalty publisher is no longer necessary for publication. In the beginning, it seemed overwhelming… Read more »

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