Look What’s In Store! A Chat with Master Class Instructor, Kim Peterson

On April 22, Kim Peterson will teach Write2Ignite’s next Master Class called, “Hooks, Queries and Proposals: Angling to Land a Contract.” She will present three workshops “Choosing the Correct Hook,” “Reeling in an Editor: The Query,” and “Stocking Your Tackle Box: The Proposal.” A Q&A with Kim As we prepare for our upcoming event, we caught up … More Look What’s In Store! A Chat with Master Class Instructor, Kim Peterson

A Peek into Lori Hatcher’s New Devotional: Refresh Your Hope

On Monday Deborah DeCiantis reviewed Lori’s third book in her Refresh series, Refresh Your Hope: 60 Devotions for Trusting God With All Your Heart. Today I have a treat for you–one of Lori’s devotions! But first, here are some of her thoughts about the book: You Have Every Reason to Hope How can you hold … More A Peek into Lori Hatcher’s New Devotional: Refresh Your Hope

Infusing Hope into Your Life and Writing: A review of Lori Hatcher’s ‘Refresh Your Hope’

THE IMPORTANCE OF HOPE Hope, second of the three great virtues named in 1 Corinthians 13, can be hard to come by, in life or writing. Refresh Your Hope, third in Lori Hatcher’s “Refresh” devotional series, reminds readers that the essence of hope is found, not in our circumstances, desires, or positivity, but in the character, work, … More Infusing Hope into Your Life and Writing: A review of Lori Hatcher’s ‘Refresh Your Hope’

BRITFIELD AND THE RETURN OF THE PRINCE: Book Review by Sally Matheny

If you’re a fan of the BRITFIELD adventure book series for ages 9 – 18, then you’ve been waiting for the third book in the series, BRITFIELD AND THE RETURN OF THE PRINCE, to release. It’s promoted as the “unparalleled finale of sacrifice, romance, revenge, and loss.” We shall see if that’s true. I’ve read and … More BRITFIELD AND THE RETURN OF THE PRINCE: Book Review by Sally Matheny

Five Tips for Celebrating Christmas with Books by Nancy I. Sanders

Our neighbors built a fire in their firepit and invited the children on our street over to toast s’mores. The wonderful fragrance of woodsmoke made everyone feel so festive! It’s Christmas time!  This year as we’re getting to celebrate the birth of baby Jesus, there are so many things I’m thankful for this year, even in … More Five Tips for Celebrating Christmas with Books by Nancy I. Sanders

Mouse’s Christmas Gift: A Review and Giveaway by Sally Matheny

Tis the Season Tis the season to savor excellent Christmas books! This week you’re in for a treat with a review of MOUSE’S CHIRSTMAS GIFT. To top it off, we have an autographed giveaway copy.  Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la, la-la! Review When Parson gets sick, the village’s Christmas Eve service is cancelled. But, one tiny church mouse doesn’t … More Mouse’s Christmas Gift: A Review and Giveaway by Sally Matheny

What We Are Thankful For by the Write2Ignite Team

Penny Reeve, our “Next-Steps” Facebook Group Coordinator I’m thankful for opportunities to think about my faith in God, for the miracle of salvation and the wonder of grace – and then to be able to write for children and young people in a way that might honour these precious gifts!  I’m thankful for the network … More What We Are Thankful For by the Write2Ignite Team

JACK vs. THE TORNADO: A Book Review and Giveaway by Tween Guest Blogger, Josie Murdock

REVIEW OF JACK VS. THE TORNADO Jack vs. the Tornado by Amanda Cleary Eastep is the first book in the series, The Tree Street Kids, and tells the story about ten-year-old Jack Finch. He has to leave his home on a farm and move to the suburbs so his dad can find a better job. Unhappy … More JACK vs. THE TORNADO: A Book Review and Giveaway by Tween Guest Blogger, Josie Murdock

Three Tips on Writing Anything and Everything by Guest Blogger, Nancy Ling

I’ve been writing for over fifty years now, if I count my grade school tour de force, which includes a poem about raccoons and a Nancy Drew style mystery. Of course, I’m still a Work-In-Process, and I cannot give enough credit to all the various workshops and critique groups who have helped me a long … More Three Tips on Writing Anything and Everything by Guest Blogger, Nancy Ling

TEN Tips for WRITING BOARD BOOKS with Laura Sassi

My first five books for children were all released as picture books. Three of those were later released as board books. That got me interested in exploring the differences between the two formats and a few summers ago I decided to try my hand at writing for the board book format specifically. The result? My … More TEN Tips for WRITING BOARD BOOKS with Laura Sassi