Tag: Writing

Picture Books the Write Way

 A Children’s Writer Insider Guide from Mentors For Rent – Lisa Bullard and Laura Purdie Salas. Picture Books the Write Way by Lisa Bullard and Laura Purdie Salas is one of my newest books On My Kindle Shelf. It contains about 40 pages that answer…

Called To Write-Part 2

Called To Write: Biblical Truths For Bloggers and Authors By Rev. C.M. Logan and K.M. Logan Has it been a while since you signed a writing contract? You know, for that incredible novel on your hard drive? Or for your adorable picture book? Maybe…

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…

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…

Newberry, Caldecott & Coretta Scott King–Oh, My!

I walk into the children’s library and am overwhelmed. Thousands of picture books! Beautiful books, scary books, interesting books, funny books, sad books, informative books, sleepy-time books, holiday books, adventurous books… All of them are good books, so how do I choose the best…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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