The writing life can be unpredictable. Times of joy interspersed with times of discouragement. Mountains and valleys. Successes and failures. Problem is, all too often, the discouragement and failures seem to outnumber the joys and mountaintop experiences. So what do we do when our visits to the valleys seem to morph into extended stays? When […]
Author and former Write2Ignite Team member Janice D. Green has a wealth of experience with self-publishing projects. Below, she shares information about the steep learning curve she experienced as she navigated different options, programs, and methods for publishing books herself. What book did you first publish using a self-publishing provider or system? I have self-published several […]
BLACK FRIDAY 2017: originally 72 hours only – now 96 hours! We’re excited to launch our Deep Discount Early Registration for Write2Ignite Conference September 21 – 22, 2018!!! Adult conference registration: $150 $95.00 Middle school, High school, College student deep discount: $95.00 $70.00 Register Now! Paid registrations for Write2Ignite Conference 2018 receive extra discounted rates – […]
Last month, we talked about the importance of identifying and removing clichés from our writing. This month, let’s tackle Christianese. What is Christianese? Christianese phrases are Christian clichés. They form an insider language that is often overused, misused, and abused. Have you ever asked readers if they are saved? Or perhaps encouraged them to “ask […]
And the Winner is…
The winner of the Write2Ignite 2017 Summer Writing Contest is…
Billy Dean Stone and the Shrieks of Doom by Jetta B. Allen!
Thanks to all who shared their humorous stories with us! The judges enjoyed reading them all!
Author Sandy Carlson was born in Michigan, lived in six other states, and now resides in Michigan again. A former elementary teacher, Carlson is a blogger and a long-time member of SCBWI. She is published in magazines, e-zines, newspapers, and anthologies, in addition to being the author of historical fiction, fantasy, and nonfiction books. Today, […]