know that the written word is powerful for those who take advantage
of it. (READ MORE...)
A Step Beyond
I found the Writers Mentoring Clinic with Cecil (Cec) Murphey
that I recently attended to be a step beyond the traditional writers'
conference. (READ MORE...)
Writing the Christian Romance NEW
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Out as a Group
With the New Year now a reality,
it's the perfect time to think about reaching out to others. Have
you considered taking your local writers' meeting on the road?
What better ministry for your local group to have than to reach
out to writers in the surrounding communities and assist them
in starting a group of their own! (READ
for the Physically Challenged: How Good Is It?
Remember the days of manual typewriters and strip correction tape?
Typing an error-free manuscript became as much of a chore as actually
composing one. What was annoying for most of us, however, was
nearly impossible for the physically challenged writer unless
someone else helped. (READ
as Speaker: ABCs of Effective Handouts
An effective handout enhances presentations by
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For the speaker, this tool helps organize a talk, and reinforces
and expands key points. For the audience, an effective handout
helps keep listeners focused. (READ MORE...)
riveting story of good and evil… Social
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A truer-than-fiction peek into a future headed
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A very good science fiction thriller that entertains
and challenges. ~Daily Tidings (Ashland,
and Rewrites: Articles That Keep on Giving
checks in the mail without the "blood, sweat, and tears"
produced by writing a brand-new article every time. I do this
by working smarter, not harder—through reprints and rewrites.
Reprints and rewrites have been the mainstay of my writing career
since I first learned about them a number of years ago. (READ MORE...)
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Writers seem to live in states
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the publishing world casts on us—and we accept—as
we don the title "writer." (READ
Knowing that God had a plan
for my life (Jeremiah 29:11) gave me the stability and boldness
I needed to finally junk my own plans and pursue His purpose and
plan for my life. His plan is the "write" plan for me.
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THIS YEAR… WRITING
a job in which you set your own hours, and live where
you please: at the beach, in the mountains, in Paris.
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