QUIET: A NEGATIVE LABEL NOW EMBRACED

on 14 September 0 Comment

As I was growing up, I was always called quiet. I hated that label, actually. I wished I could think of something to say at the right times in the right situations. I adored my third-grade teacher, the one who taught me to write stories, and even she called…

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Write for the Fallen

on 11 September 0 Comment

I will write.  Today is September 11, 2015—the 14th anniversary of the terror attacks on our country. It makes me sick to think of all those who lost their lives at the hands of criminals. Their religion tells them to kill their enemies. Mine tells me to turn the…

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A Friend’s Question Becomes An Online Writing Course

on 10 September 0 Comment

You never know when a friend’s question may change your life, or set you in a new direction. That’s exactly what happened to me—and the result was me creating an online writing course series. In 2017, a spirit-filled believer friend of mine asked: “Could you help…

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THE COURSES I WANTED (AND WANT) AS A FAITH-BASED WRITER

on 27 August 1 Comment

If you are like me, to start or finish the redemptive story God has called you to share, you may be looking to hear from God, to record what He says, to have built-in writing time and a bite-sized process to follow, to garner greater knowledge about best…

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Why a Cowriting with the Holy Spirit Class?

on 20 August 0 Comment

The Problem Even though I’d had a successful editorial career as a managing editor, marketing manager, and creative director, something had been missing throughout my professional writing experience. My natural talent or even trying really hard—didn’t cut it at all times. More often than I would like…

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