Category Archives: Writer’s Life

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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Writing Partner

Sometimes I wish I could have a writing partner. Well. Ok. Often I wish I could have a writing partner.

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I can’t seem to finish . . .

I can’t seem to finish. I have articles I want to write on sort of family/ educational/ cultural stuff, and even projects on the very verge of completion! But, again, I can’t seem to finish. YET . . . 

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Starting Over

The irony of starting over with this post after a storm interrupted me! But sometimes starting over seems to plague me. I try to get more steps in, but before I approach better shape it seems like I have to start over. Not a few times. All the time. I try to be better in my vocations and it’s the same way. Every school year. Every Lent or Advent. Et cetera.

Honestly, I can get pretty down because of it.

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