All posts tagged Christianity

DO I PRACTICE WHAT I KNOW?

By Ada Brownell I think it was January 2009 when I joined the American Christian Fiction Writers online Novel Track. Novel Track is designed to motivate writers to set a word count goal, sit down and write a book only looking ahead, not stopping to edit or change anything, but keep writing. I […]

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Why Write? Hasn’t It All Been Said Already?

By Kimberly Rae When I lived in Uganda, West Africa, driving anywhere was an adventure in frustration due to the huge, sometimes car-sized potholes in the road. Sometimes it seemed better to just give up and stop trying. However, giving up meant not going anywhere. Writing is similar. There are all sorts of […]

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Are You Wealthy?

By Donna Benson Being rich or wealthy is usually equated with money. However, money is not the greatest wealth we can achieve today. There are many people who are rich in money and poor in relationships, family, morals, and much more that affect our success in life. In a recent conversation with a […]

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MORE TO LIFE THAN ROMANCE? REALLY?

By Lillian Duncan There’s more to life than romance. An odd statement coming from someone who writes romantic suspense novels, but the truth is the truth. We can’t survive on romance alone. We all need connection with other people in all sorts of different relationships—not just romantic relationships. BETRAYED, the second in my […]

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A Well-crafted Blurb

By Suzanne D. Williams The first two things a reader sees that causes them to buy your book are the cover and the blurb. I know I have downloaded books because of the cover and in the same vein, I have also downloaded books with bad covers that had a great blurb. There […]

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Day Plan Your Gift

By Laura J. Marshall It was approaching mid-January when I realized some of my writing goals for the New Year had already taken a backseat to the busyness of life.  I tried to focus and regain my footing, again trying to stick to the 2-hour time block I had allotted.  The time seemed […]

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Living Large inside a Book

By Barbara Sutton Brink When I first started reading Christian fiction, back in the dark ages before Al Gore invented the Internet, there wasn’t much to pick from. The romance novels were all the same. A poor Christian girl trying to make it in a cold, hard world, until the rich, but worldly […]

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Dream Come True!

By Jill Elizabeth Nelson “If God can bring an awesome dream to pass for this nobody-in-particular from nowhere special, He can do the same for you.” This is what I tell people at my speaking engagements. In fact, I autograph my debut novel, Reluctant Burglar, with the following words: Let your dreams soar! […]

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The Best Thing About Being a Writer

By Rikki Strong The Best Thing About Being a Writer Just about 18 months ago, I attended the Idaho Book Extravaganza. Mom got me entrance to the conference as an early Christmas present. There were seminars on epublishing, on indie vs. traditional, finding the right agent, how to use social media, and many […]

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God’s Mathematics

By June Foster When I was an elementary teacher, I used the Venn diagram to teach the set theory showing the relationship between two groups of objects, numbers, concepts, etc. The other day when I read “Jesus Calling” about our relationship with God, I thought of a small circle with me in the […]

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