Category: Writing

Ten things to do by Linda Ashman

Many thanks to author Linda Ashman for permission to “borrow” this page from her website.  Linda is the author of more than thirty-five delightful picture books and the creator of The Nuts and Bolts Guide to Writing Picture Books. Her books have been included on… Continue Reading “Ten things to do by Linda Ashman”

Called to Write-Part 1

Called to Write: 7 Principles to Become a Writer on Mission By Edna Ellison and Linda Gilden, published in 2014 Called to Write: 7 Principles to Become a Writer on Mission identifies seven key competencies required to become a writer on mission for God. Each… Continue Reading “Called to Write-Part 1”

On My Kindle Shelf

I have more than one book shelf, you know. One is tangible—I love its ready accessibility and it’s physical beauty. But the other—my Kindle Shelf—is so mobile and convenient that I love it, too. Several of the books on my Kindle are for writers.… Continue Reading “On My Kindle Shelf”

On My Shelf Again

The books that belong On My Shelf have been packed in boxes and out of sight and reach for more than a month. And my “shelf” didn’t even exist. For this writer that’s kind of like trying to type or word process my words… Continue Reading “On My Shelf Again”

The Way Back – Part 6 “Finale”

I did it. It was scary at first, but I finally dove in.   Since last Friday I’ve been tossing weird “What if…” ideas around in my head. Nothing developed from them. So, I cheated. Just a little. On my laptop I keep EVERYTHING… Continue Reading “The Way Back – Part 6 “Finale””

The Way Back – Part 5

Wednesday night I sat in front of my laptop and REWROTE something. I started out revising a PB manuscript I’ve been working on for years. As I worked I could see LOTS of places that needed help – a lot of help. So, I… Continue Reading “The Way Back – Part 5”

The Way Back – Part 4

PTL! I’m eager to share with you how the Lord provided for me last week. I mentioned that I’m somewhat isolated because of my recent move. Well, since that post I found the Louisville Christian Writers (or https://www.facebook.com/lcwriters/)  who meet monthly just ten minutes… Continue Reading “The Way Back – Part 4”

The Way Back – Part 3

Step 4-USE ONLINE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES I need to review the basics, practice the intermediate things I’ve learned, and start learning something new to improve my writing and marketability. Easy-peasy, right? Websites and blogs for writers in every genre abound. Many have great archives. I’m… Continue Reading “The Way Back – Part 3”

The Way Back Part 2

I have to get my creative thinking back on track. Since December 30, I’ve been focused almost entirely on getting settled into our condo. Buying things, hanging things, returning things, unpacking things, donating unneeded things and cleaning things became all important to me. I… Continue Reading “The Way Back Part 2”

The Way Back – Part 1

I’ve been absent from blogging, writing and social media for four months, but it seems like years. I desperately need to get back into the rhythm of praying, reading and writing daily. I decided that awakening this blog is the best place to start.… Continue Reading “The Way Back – Part 1”

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