A Take on Making Short Videos- Part III by Guest Blogger, Hadassah Murdock

In the post before this, I discussed my method for writing a script for a short video. In this post, I aim to shine some light on the next step in my short movie making process: filming!   WHY A VIDEO? A picture may be worth a thousand words… but a video is worth a thousand pictures. … More A Take on Making Short Videos- Part III by Guest Blogger, Hadassah Murdock

Grants Can Open Gates by Guest Blogger Liz Steffenson

Have you ever dreamed of attending a writer’s retreat?  Mingling with other creatives and soaking in all kinds of writerly wisdom from seasoned professionals?   Or, can you imagine having a veteran author mentor you, giving you one on one advice on how to improve YOUR writing? Fortunately, there are organizations who have set aside funds to … More Grants Can Open Gates by Guest Blogger Liz Steffenson

Creative Nonfiction by Kathryn Dover

“She said you could graduate!” My mother’s news shocked me. I could graduate high school a year early? I don’t even remember saying “yes.” God was directing my path in a different direction than I anticipated, and I could not get in His way. I never envisioned myself at Presbyterian College, and I certainly never … More Creative Nonfiction by Kathryn Dover

EQUAL by Joyce Moyer Hostetter: A BOOK REVIEW by Carol Baldwin

Last September, Joyce Hostetter was our first Master Class Teacher on writing Middle Grade books. It is my privilege to share her next book (unfortunately, the last in the Bakers Mountain Stories series), EQUAL with you. PROLOGUE When I went to the river that day in 1959 I didn’t expect to meet a colored boy … More EQUAL by Joyce Moyer Hostetter: A BOOK REVIEW by Carol Baldwin

A Take on Making Short Videos- Part II by Guest Blogger, Hadassah Murdock

In my previous post, I wrote about the creative process of brainstorming a short story. Today, I’m moving on to show you my next step in making a video short: writing the script. REASONS FOR A SCRIPT “Do I really need a script?” I remember grumbling to my mom after hearing my older sister bugging me to create … More A Take on Making Short Videos- Part II by Guest Blogger, Hadassah Murdock

Takeaways from The Master Class on Picture Books: Here’s What You Learned by Carol Baldwin

The Write2Ignite team was thrilled to have so many new W2I attendees at our Master Class on April 24 with Laura Sassi. I asked our participants to share some takeaways from the class. Here are some of their enthusiastic responses. “This class was fantastic. There is SO much to learn and this class was extremely … More Takeaways from The Master Class on Picture Books: Here’s What You Learned by Carol Baldwin

Grand Reopening: Write2Ignite on Pinterest by Sally Matheny

Yay! Pop open a new pack of pens and pour color ink into the printer. That’s how writers are celebrating the “grand reopening” of the Write2Ignite Pinterest account. Fresh layout designs and up-to-date pins are ready to encourage and assist writers, as well as readers.  We’re kicking off the new account with sixteen boards! Write2Ignite … More Grand Reopening: Write2Ignite on Pinterest by Sally Matheny

16 Reasons to Attend Laura Sassi’s Picture Book Master Class by Carol Baldwin

I asked our participants what they are looking forward to learning at Laura Sassi’s picture book class. Each of these is a reason to attend! This is what they said: A list of traditional publishers currently accepting submissions would be great. Joyce M. How to get started putting a children’s book together. Michelle S. How … More 16 Reasons to Attend Laura Sassi’s Picture Book Master Class by Carol Baldwin

DIVA DELORES AND THE OPERA HOUSE MOUSE: A Review, Author Interview, and GIVEAWAYS GALORE! by Carol Baldwin

Laura Sassi, our Master Class instructor, gives us a peek into her publication journey. … More DIVA DELORES AND THE OPERA HOUSE MOUSE: A Review, Author Interview, and GIVEAWAYS GALORE! by Carol Baldwin

Let’s Explore Picture Books by Laura Sassi

Here’s a glimpse into Laura Sassi’s Picture Book Master Class is next month. … More Let’s Explore Picture Books by Laura Sassi