First Graders Show How To Weave It All Together

The skill of sighting helps weave all drawing skills together to make a unified whole. … More First Graders Show How To Weave It All Together

Bronco and Friends: A Party to Remember by Guest Blogger Michelle Weltz

Everyone likes a good party, especially one that gives you a personalized invitation in the shape of a puzzle piece. This is how Tim Tebow’s debut picture book, “Bronco and Friends: A Party to Remember,” begins. The animals in the story each receive their own unique puzzle piece with the invitation stating: “Come find our special … More Bronco and Friends: A Party to Remember by Guest Blogger Michelle Weltz

Leaving a Legacy

Six years of upstairs and downstairs entanglements and drama. Six years of pomp and circumstance. Six years of loyalties and betrayals. Six years of secrets and celebrations. All ending in 2016 at the end of season six. But it didn’t end there. Downton Abbey, the movie, released in 2019. And another Downton movie releases this … More Leaving a Legacy

Tracking Research the Old Fashioned Way

I love using my computer for my research. With a click of a mouse, ancient tomes and primary sources open before my eyes. And a working outline is a breeze. Copy. Paste. Search. Find. For one of my nonfiction projects my outline is over 200 pages long and still growing.

Just in Case You Missed These Posts

Our Devotional Master Class has come and gone, but you can still access these posts about writing Devotionals for adults and children. Jarm Del Boccio started us out by writing Tips for Writing Kids and Teens Devotionals. Ava Pennington wrote about her devotional, The Names of God, that refuses to die. Jarm reviewed Reflections on … More Just in Case You Missed These Posts

What did You Learn at the Devotionals Master Class? by Gail Cartee

I have written a devotional blog for several years but that doesn’t mean I can’t learn a thing or two or maybe three about writing devotionals. Karen Whiting’s class had three sessions and each one was packed with information that we put into practice during the breakout sessions.  The first session helped me understand how to … More What did You Learn at the Devotionals Master Class? by Gail Cartee

10 Journal Prompts for Writers

Strengthen your writing voice with 10 Journal Prompts for Writers. … More 10 Journal Prompts for Writers

When Do I Need to Hire a Fiction Writing Coach?

The short answer is NOW! The long answer is NOW! A writing coach may seem expensive, but the experience will be less expensive than hiring an editor to fix it (and who won’t coach you along the way). You also may pay the price of not seeing your book get picked up by a publisher. … More When Do I Need to Hire a Fiction Writing Coach?

The National Day of Prayer by Guest Blogger Michelle Weltz

I can remember the first time I became aware of the National Day of Prayer. I was driving to work and as I passed by a church, I noticed their reader board message. It stated: 2 Chronicles 7:14 followed by an invitation to join them Thursday morning for their National Day of Prayer Breakfast at 6:30 a.m. … More The National Day of Prayer by Guest Blogger Michelle Weltz

Exploring Spaces to Gain New Perspectives for Your Writing

Noticing spaces gives us new perspectives for our writing … More Exploring Spaces to Gain New Perspectives for Your Writing