Category Archives: Writer’s Life

My First One Star Review

Welp, a few weeks ago I got my first one star review. It wasn’t hurtful, thankfully. Just someone returning Whisper, Whisper because it wasn’t what they expected. “It’s very specific, not just generally being respectful in a church environment.”

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Writers’ Workshop for the Ladies!

LWML is offering a writers’ workshop for the ladies! Has this happened before? What a lovely idea!

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“Here I Write” Interviews 2020

Lutheran radio station KFUO is up to eight different sessions of “Here I Write” interviews from folks who would have led sessions at the canceled Lutheran writing conference for 2020.  

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Connections

I love connections. Themes. Hints and foreshadows. The difficulty, however, is that in religious writing how do you know what is really a connection and not a figment of an over-eager imagination?

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Daily Rituals

Ok. I’m not claiming that the author is a Lutheran, but I heard about a neat little book that might interest you writers (and artists, musicians, etc) out there: Daily Rituals: How Artists Work.

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Spread Too Thin?

When one becomes accustomed to being spread too thin, how does one regain a proper sense of . . . whatever it even is to not be spread thin? Saturation? Ratio of opportunity to needs?

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October!

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers,” Anne of Green Gables

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In a Review

What do I, as an author, want to read in a review? I am happy to tell you and, as always, to encourage you to leave reviews at Amazon, GoodReads, CPH, etc!

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A few other things

Ladies & gentlemen, I hope yesterday’s post, “Time for Everything,” was encouraging. 🙂 I’ll admit I should add just a few other things on the topic.

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Time for Everything?

Sometimes I just want to get lost in a good book. Or a good long stretch of consecutive books. 🙂 Other times, of course, I want to write! The desires aren’t mutually exclusive, of course, but it’s hard to find time to do both! How do people find time for everything?

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