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Writing What I Need to Know

by Precarious Yates There’s an old adage that says, “Write what you know.” While I understand the importance of this saying, I approach writing from a different paradigm. I write what I need to know. Many of the books I have written have taught me a lot. Last year, I released a book […]

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How Being Bullied Led Me to Become a Writer

by Patricia Bell Growing up, I was not the prettiest or the most popular. As a matter of fact, I didn’t fit well into any group. I wasn’t athletic or particularly smart. I wasn’t a stoner or a nerd. I was mostly out of place. I had very little self-esteem and was picked […]

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2nd Annual So-Cal Christian Writers Conference

by Parker J. Cole Last year, I had the honor of being one of the faculty of the 1st So-Cal Christian Writers Conference. I’ll be joining the faculty again this year and I’m so excited. As I get more information, I’ll share it with you.   In order to prepare for this year, I thought […]

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Back to Basics

by Suzanne D. Williams I wrote a post last month where I lamented my inability to read without editing the material. Rather than be complaisant and continue on as I am, though, I decided to, at least, put forth the effort to overcome my problem. Alas . . . do authors still say “alas?” . . […]

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A Glimpse of Heaven

by Parker J. Cole There was a YouTube video going around about a year or so ago. It showed an all Korean choir singing Richard Smallwood’s classic song, “Total Praise.” Largely attributed as part of the black gospel choir circuit, the buzz about how well this all Korean choir sounded had everyone viewing […]

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Why I Write Diverse

by Precarious Yates I didn’t set out to write my books with a diverse cast of characters. After a while, I realized that this theme kept popping up with each book. Diversity wasn’t some trend I picked up on. I grew up in the city, so I was immersed in lots of different […]

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Sell Your Book(s), Promote Your Blog With Twitter

by Patricia Bell Hi my name is Patricia Bell and recently I decided to make my own twitter exchange group. I’d been retweeting in several groups but found much of the content I was obligated to retweet to be either very dark or much too sexual. I write clean, Christian books and I wanted a […]

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Accomplishments for 2017

by Russell Sherrard Here are all of our accomplishments for 2017. I must say these are a HUGE amount that we all have accomplished over the past year. The Lord has enabled us to accomplish them to get His word out through the talent He has given each of us. Congratulations! Click on […]

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Seven Ways to Fuel Your Writing

by Paulette Harper Every writer needs to be inspired. No matter how many books one has written, there are times when we need a little inspiration to get us going.  Many times I sit at my computer, starting at the blank screen, waiting for words to start flowing. Sometimes they do, sometimes I need […]

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Now What?

by Precarious Yates You did it—you finished NaNoWriMo, you awesome writer, you! You wrote that novel that boiled inside your bones for years, or weeks, or hours. You squeezed in 1,667 words a day around your work, your kids, previous commitments, Thanksgiving dinner. Now what? First of all, CELEBRATE! Enjoy your favorite food […]

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