Reflecting with Award-Winning Author, Jenny Cote

Reflecting with Award-Winning Author, Jenny Cote

by Sally Matheny Award-winning author, Jenny Cote developed an early passion for God, history, and young people, and beautifully blends these passions together in her two fantasy fiction series, The Amazing Tales of Max and Liz and Epic Order of the Seven. What’s amazing are Jenny’s skills and her travels. Her research has taken her to […]

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Say, “Cheese,” Please

Say, “Cheese,” Please

For years I kept trying to get a great candid shot of myself to use for all that (Ugh!) marketing we writers do. Nothing seemed to be just what I wanted.   They weren’t exactly ugly. They just weren’t the best me I wanted to see.   I hired a local photographer to take a […]

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Reflecting with Publisher and Author, Cheri Cowell

Reflecting with Publisher and Author, Cheri Cowell

by Sally Matheny This wintery week we’re catching some rays of joy with Cheri Cowell, owner and publisher of EABooks. Also a published author and speaker, Cheri will present two workshops at the 2015 Write2Ignite Conference: How to Evaluate Your Options: Traditional Publishing, Independent Publishing, or a Combination and Why You Need an E-book/Audiobook: Taking […]

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Put in the Big Rocks First

Put in the Big Rocks First

I seem to have misplaced something. Actually two somethings. Can anyone tell me where 2014 went? To make matters worse, January 2015 disappeared, too. There were so many things I wanted to accomplish last year. Things I didn’t get to because I was distracted with too many time-wasters. While I wish I could recapture that […]

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Why Do You Write?

Why Do You Write?

Why DO you write? I used to say, “Because I can’t not write!” But I’ve learned over the past eighteen months that I CAN indeed survive without writing. But it’s painful. I can feel my creativity and imagination shriveling during this time. In his book 100 Things Every Writer Should Know, Scott Edelstein says to ask […]

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Interviews with Editors and Agents

Interviews with Editors and Agents

You’re headed for Write2Ignite! 2015 and you want to be prepared. You want to meet with some editors and agents for sure. And you want to wow them with your ideas. And that is exactly the reason those folks are at Write2Ignite! 2015. They really want to hear about your work, listen to your ideas […]

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Reflecting with Award-Winning Author and Speaker, Karen Whiting

Reflecting with Award-Winning Author and Speaker, Karen Whiting

by Sally Matheny Karen Whiting is an international speaker and award-winning author of eighteen books, including The One Year Devotions for Active Boys. Her writing experience includes more than 600 magazine articles in more than sixty periodicals. She has had more than one hundred children’s dramas and puppet scripts published. Sought after speaker, Karen speaks […]

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Getting Ready

Getting Ready

by Jean Matthew Hall We’re getting ready for Write2Ignite! 2015. Are you? Have  you registered yet? Don’t forget that early registration discount. When I’m investing in a conference I try to prepare with the following to-dos: Pray that I’ll meet the right people to encourage, instruct and inspire me. Pray that God will use me to encourage, […]

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Reflecting with Speaker and Author, Tim Shoemaker

Reflecting with Speaker and Author, Tim Shoemaker

by Sally Matheny Eight weeks until “Shine!” time. Are you registered for W2I yet? You don’t want to miss our keynote speaker, Tim Shoemaker. He is the author of eleven books and a regular contributor to Focus on the Family’s Clubhouse magazine.Tim is also a captivating speaker. We’re excited he is teaching several workshops in […]

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The Power of Art

The Power of Art

by Jean Matthew Hall Jean Matthew Hall writes encouraging stories for children and the adults who love them. She also seeks to encourage other writers by directing the Write2Ignite! Conferences. About thirty minutes from my home is NarroWay Productions, home of “world-class, Christian entertainment.” And it really is. It’s professional and personable. It’s clean and Christ-honoring. […]

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