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The writing life stands poised to strike fear into the most steadfast heart—launching arrows of self-doubt, rejection-terror, and insecurity. What if my …

October 24, 2017

  Save money. Learn theology. Become a better writer. Minister more effectively. That’s my hope for you. In this second year of …

August 24, 2017

  Adverbs are words commonly used to describe or modify a verb, and adjective, or another adverb. To test whether or not …

August 19, 2017
Entertainment

We’ve spoken before about how little details can help color your storyworld. Societal habits, mating customs, dinner choices, and environmental aspects are …

August 10, 2017

So, I guess it’s ok for a writer to be a NASCAR fan—especially a Southern writer, right? I’m a race fan, but …

July 10, 2017

Recently, a friend of mine asked me if western civilization was at the end of its life cycle. It’s a loaded question, …

May 11, 2017

  This may seem hard to believe, but … not every question requires a question mark Click To Tweet How often don’t …

April 27, 2017

If you are ministering through your writing, then I am certain that at some point in your ministry God has guided you …

April 4, 2017

  Bryan Garner, author of A Dictionary of Modern American Usage, and a raft of other books on English language usage and …

March 27, 2017

Save money. Learn theology. Become a better writer. Minister more effective. That’s my hope for you. In this second year of my …

March 10, 2017
AnatomyGraysSex

Jim held a gray spheroid up to the light. “So Doc, you’re saying the sex of this alien was actually female?” “That …

February 13, 2017

For this post, I’m suggesting some books that you may want on your bookshelves or your may want to give as gifts …

January 17, 2017

The autopsy window allowed Jim a clear view of the good doctor’s grim work. The gray-skinned corpse had been cut open from …

January 16, 2017

by Susan Stilwell @susanrstilwell Social media is a part of life and savvy writers stay on top of the latest trends. Each …

January 2, 2017

Plenty of ink has been spilled and battles fought over the necessity and superiority of the Oxford or serial comma. After …

December 26, 2016

Save money. Learn theology. Become a better writer. Minister more effective. That’s my hope for you. In this second year of my …

December 10, 2016
Malapropisms - The Insanely Successful Yogi Berra Technique of Humor by Jean Wilund via www.AlmostAnAuthor.com

Malapropisms “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” Say what? A malapropism sounds more like a contagious disease than …

November 24, 2016

Need a bit of insight as you ready the pen or laptop today? Consider the following from one of the greatest writers …

November 23, 2016
Character Eyes

The carbine was still jammed and Jim couldn’t do anything to fix it. He finally tossed it aside and cursed the shoddy …

November 9, 2016

Earlier this week I wrote a post for my own blog and was reminded about two things: the difference between compliment and …

October 18, 2016

The murmur of countless alien tongues subsided as the chairman of the interstellar council called for order. The delegates to Mecatol Rex …

October 11, 2016

Save money. Learn theology. Become a better writer. Minister more effective. That’s my hope for you. In this second year of my …

October 10, 2016

Save money. Learn theology. Become a better writer. Minister more effective. That’s my hope for you. In this second year of my …

September 12, 2016

When building a writer platform, few of us consider hiring a virtual assistant, or VA. Most of us are DIYers, learning the …

September 3, 2016

  Save money. Learn theology. Become a better writer. Minister more effective. That’s my hope for you. In this second year of …

August 9, 2016
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