This week I was invited to a movie premiere of a documentary that two of my high school friends had produced. In my mind, I decided I was going to support my friends on their great accomplishment – no matter what the topic. So to be honest, I didn’t do any research as to the […]
As the saying goes, “opinions are like belly buttons, everybody’s got one.” It is so true, every person is going to feel “some-kinda-way” about you, your work, and your decisions. Many times they will even verbalize it. The question is, how do you process that feedback? Just the thought of receiving criticism will keep some […]
Congratulations on being an author! You use words to share thoughts, ideas and emotions. So why should you care about image creation, let alone be looking for a good graphic design app? The answer is, because good graphics can help you get your words out there! Now here is the cool part – I am […]
The one thing that will help your writing immensely is mastering the use of descriptive words. The more vivid you can make your writing, the easier it is for your reader to experience the emotions and feelings associated with your story. It will also draw your reader in because it is touching on their experiences, […]
Many times when I sit down to write, many thoughts and ideas come quickly and become a jumbled mess in my head. Some are popcorn thoughts that I really want to capture, but they are coming so fast and so randomly, if I don’t grab them, they will escape. I begin to feel overwhelmed so […]
Surrender to God the pain, shame, and hurt of your story; then it becomes His story, highlighting His glory, goodness, and love.
We live in a fallen world. “Bad things happen to good people” because of the combination of the sin in this world and the gift of free will. We win the battle when we give it all to God!
A powerful part of our Christian walk is to share your testimony. The Word tells us we overcome the enemy by the blood of the Lamb and the word of our testimony (Revelation 12:11) It is very exciting to tell and to hear about what God has done, knowing that He is no respecter of […]
God gave me a very encouraging vision about the books He has placed in me and you. He showed me a bonfire, one that was burning very brightly and was extremely hot. I could hear the crackling of the fire and there were lots of “POPS” that would emit burning embers into the air. That […]
Here is a big shout out to all of your English teachers along the way who taught you the importance of English grammar! Happy National Grammar Day! Proper punctuation can be the difference of a wonderful meal together or cannibalism! Let’s eat, Grandma! or Let’s eat Grandma! Going back, I remember the endless drills in […]
So you have the fabulous idea to write a book. You sit down at your computer and…NOTHING! You start to write and then you hear the “tap, tap, tap, tap” of the backspace button. The cursor is taunting you as it sits there winking at you off the blank page. UGH!!!! Writer’s Block! I don’t […]