the NaNoWriMo challenge on November 1, 2007, determined to complete
the 50,000 words in thirty days as I had in 2004. (READ
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God's Glory, My
As I held the book in my hands, it seemed that God had provided
us with an answer. (READ MORE...)
Self-Editing for Fiction Writers
Unlike most books on the craft of writing, this book is designed
to be used after you've written your first draft. (READ
I never miss Calvin College's biennial Festival of Faith &
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Write Way: Be a Bezalel and Get Published
writers, there is usually something that motivates us to write,
whether it is a deadline, hunger, inspiration, or publication.
Although the creative Bezalel did not seek credit for his work,
the Old Testament master craftsman provides us with tips on how
to become published writers, and authors.
Lives Through the Written Word"
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of a Successful Novel Proposal
The first time I was asked to submit a book proposal,
I panicked. All that stuff listed in the guidelines—market
comparisons, promotion ideas—surely that was only for serious,
analytical-type writers. My book was about a girl with purple
hair! (READ MORE...)
Not to Lead a Writing Workshop
My least favorite subject in high school was public
speaking. Now many years later, I was asked to be a presenter
at a library's writing workshop. I was flattered, excited, and
worried at the same time. (READ MORE...)
on a Theme
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theme. In other cases, publications provide a list of themes or
topics that they would like to receive on an ongoing basis.
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