My husband has teased me that every hobby I take up I monetize. It’s true. I went from a personal blog to a professional one, from student papers to writing, and even from tinkering on the piano to accompanying church services. I homeschool and started a homeschool site! And, folks, there’s more I want to do! So why don’t I go the way so many other bloggers have and move to a subscription model?
Category Archives: Writer’s Life
I don’t believe in mind over matter. The Triune God created us as embodied souls. Mind is not, or should not be, set against other parts of God’s creation. However, I think we all regularly experience attacks against our minds, likely even more than attacks against our bodies.
Sometimes I get a single thought in my head and I want to write an entire book around it. For example, and maybe I’ve said this before, I want to write a book about the Christian body that addresses dieting and include something along the lines of, “Who hasn’t eaten a runny egg in the hopes of maybe leaving a few calories on the plate? Even if will power doesn’t actually let you?”
I am so upset. I found out that someone has been pirating books from a Lutheran author! At least two of her books, one fiction and one non-fiction, have been affected in this way.
It’s that time of the year: I’m quickly spent. I just want the school year done for a while, but my various projects just aren’t in a position to coast while I rest. Plus now I’m suffering from frosting insecurities.
LWML is offering a writers’ workshop for the ladies! Has this happened before? What a lovely idea!
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?