WRITE 2 IGNITE RECOMMENDED YA BOOKS and SERIES

by Jean Matthew Hall August 2021 The following list contains our recommendations for young adult readers. Tessa Emily Hall and Write2Ignite Team members contributed to this list. PLEASE, if you have other suggestions for Christian or Clean YA books, Please leave the titles and/or authors in the comments below. We will post this list permanently … More WRITE 2 IGNITE RECOMMENDED YA BOOKS and SERIES

Suffer Strong: A Book Review by Kathryn Dover

Suffer Strong: A Book Review by Kathryn Dover   I reviewed Katherine and Jay Wolf’s first book, Hope Heals, a few months ago and have been looking forward to reading the sequel, Suffer Strong (Zondervan, 2020). Suffer Strong is different from its predecessor but nonetheless relevant and inspiring for today. Katherine Wolf suffered a massive … More Suffer Strong: A Book Review by Kathryn Dover

Welcome Back, W2I.

WELCOME BACK, WRITE2IGNITE. Praise God! 2021 has already been filled with blessings for Write2Ignite. December 2020 tried to drag us down. Our website went into cardiac arrest around December 17. It died. It was frustrating. It was saddening. But it was the open door to God’s blessings. Our website loss was the entry way to … More Welcome Back, W2I.

Bullet Journaling: Organizing Your Writing Life in the New Year

Are you looking forward to a New Year with no mistake (to paraphrase Anne of Green Gables)? Have you been searching for another way to keep track of all your writerly progress? Enter THE BULLET JOURNAL!! It’s a unique method for organizing your life – no matter what your profession. I have been using the bullet … More Bullet Journaling: Organizing Your Writing Life in the New Year

CHRISTMAS 2020 – CELEBRATE! by Jean Hall

I’m baking. The wonderful aromas of spices, vanilla & chocolates fill my house. My kitchen is a big mess with flour & sugar everywhere. Chocolate chips & sprinkles decorate my island. My little freezer is bulging with the goodies I’m making to share with the people I love. It’s my thing. Baking and cooking delicious … More CHRISTMAS 2020 – CELEBRATE! by Jean Hall

Flipped for The Flip Dictionary

Flipped for the Flip Dictionary! Writers use a wide variety of resources. You probably own a dictionary (or two!) and a thesaurus. Perhaps you have a market guide such as the Christian Writer’s Market Guide on your bookshelf. You may use The Chicago Manual of Style, The Elements of Style by Strunk and White, or The Christian Writer’s … More Flipped for The Flip Dictionary

One Writer’s Path by Guest Blogger, Theresa Parker Pierce

Has anyone ever spoken over you and it felt prophetic? After talking through my writing path, someone said to me, “See, you are a writer.” It was a game-changer. In college, I wrote for the campus newspaper. As Teacher of the Year, I wrote articles for the system newsletter. Throughout my career in education, I … More One Writer’s Path by Guest Blogger, Theresa Parker Pierce

Fun Ideas for Researching Your Novel

In college, research papers would make my stomach churn. It felt like a daunting task that hovered over the fun of learning something new. As important as research is when writing a novel, I have learned that I can approach it in a way that makes it more fun and engaging. If you use your … More Fun Ideas for Researching Your Novel

Don’t Retreat, Advance!

How can a believer stand firm in their faith in the face of seemingly impossible circumstances? In this post, I’d like to share the lessons I’ve gleaned while studying the battle records of David’s mighty men, in particular, the exploits of Eleazar and Shammah. Now, when we believers read our Bibles, we are often faced … More Don’t Retreat, Advance!