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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

Where do you get your inspiration? For me, it can something as simple as a “what if” question to change a story …

July 16, 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
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

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

January 10, 2017

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

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

by Sandra Merville Hart Mark Twain’s life was at a pivotal moment in the 1860s. He was out of the States and …

November 21, 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

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

We discussed the first three suggestion to overcoming writing obstacles in an earlier blog. Run, walk, exercise – stir up the endorphins …

August 17, 2016

Are you a writer who hasn’t written a word? How many waves of inspiration flow thru your mind before you finally pen …

May 31, 2016

The title of this post sounds ridiculous I know. I’m sure this article will  get flagged by the A3 editors, but I …

April 21, 2016

My husband Don is starting his Appalachian Trail (AT) hike on March 13th. He’s had this passion on his heart for a …

March 21, 2016
ThingsOfValue

When writing a speculative fiction novel, determine what the things of value are in your world. Water, food, shelter-building resources, fuel: these are …

February 7, 2016

I don’t know about you, but once in awhile my poetry springs from the oddest of inspirations. Not too long ago I …

November 7, 2015

Have you ever hit “send” for an email, or “publish” for a blog post, only to realize within a split second that …

November 5, 2015

I recently read a headline that jumped off the page to me: “Can a GOP So Divided by Anger Actually Govern in …

October 17, 2015

As a Christian writer I imagine you are like me and are driven with an overwhelming conviction and fire to accomplish the …

September 12, 2015

Have you ever struggled with blank page disorder?  I have.  Most writers face this issue at one time or another. Sometimes we just need …

August 15, 2015

We’ve all heard the cliche, “Content is King.” The power of blogging depends on meaningful content. With the increasing numbers of blogs on …

June 25, 2015
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