At Write2Ignite! it is our desire to bless people! * We want to bless writers and illustrators with new skills, new knowledge, new contacts and new opportunities. * We want to bless children and young adults with literary works that both thrill them and inspire them. * We want to bless parents and grandparents with [...]
Gleaning Gold: Writers are Flexible Interview with Samantha Bell by Sally Matheny Writers begin their writing journeys at all ages. If you happen to be raising a family and working another job, there is definitely a need for flexibility. Even older writers work their writing in between caring for others and life’s daily events. Life [...]
Oh, my! Only 13 days until the Write2Ignite! crew descends upon North Greenville University. We really, Really, REALLY hope YOU have registered. A few reminders for those who have: Wear comfortable shoes Bring a sweater or jacket Bring CASH to buy books Bring business cards to swap with others Bring your biggest smile and your [...]
Gleaning Gold: The Weaving of a Writer Interview with Author Joyce Hostetter by Sally Matheny Ever feel like your work is trivial? Do you question if writing for a newsletter or for a non-paying market is productive for your writing career? Consider each writing opportunity as a thread in God’s weave of a writer. A [...]
22 Days until Write2Ignite! 2013. Many thanks to those who have registered. Have you?
Ta-da-ta-da! At Write2Ignite! 2013 we are offering a limited number of paid critiques by members of our Conference Planning Team and some of our presenters. For details like fees, guidelines and availability hop on over to our Paid Critiques page. Be sure to follow the instructions preeeeeecisely. Blessings! Jean and the Write2Ignite! Team
Whenever I’m attending a writer’s conference I like to equip myself. I read the website three or four times. I scan the presenters and choose those I absolutely MUST hear. I search for their books on Amazon or B & N and scan the previews and reviews. I read the workshop blurbs and try to [...]
Dear Write2Ignite! Can you answer one little question, please? Just what’s so special about the first page of a WIP anyhow? Why does everyone keep talking about having a great first page? Doesn’t it take a few pages to really get the story moving? You know what I mean? Are those editors and agents serious when they [...]
Write2Ignite! is so excited to have Tony Snipes join us as a presenter for the teens this year. Trained in graphic design, illustration, and web design, Tony is using his creative talents to glorify God and helps others do the same. Did you study art in school, or are you self-taught? I had been drawing and [...]
Wouldn’t it be terrific if you could get an editor or agent to take a peek at your manuscript and give you an honest opinion? We may be able to arrange that, dear Write2Igniters. Check out our First Pages here.