Do you remember reading about the prayer of Jabez? Have you considered how it might apply to writers? … More The Prayer of Jabez for Writers
If you’re in the children’s book industry long enough, you’ll find out there are two schools of thought. Some editors, authors, and agents believe the chicken came first. Others argue it was the egg.
Resources for writing your memoir. … More 5 Tips for Writing Memoir
Book review of The Sky So Heavy by Kathryn Dover … More The Sky So Heavy: A Book Review by Kathryn Dover
“Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it.Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.” ― William Faulkner As writers, … More Setting Your Reading Goals for 2022
While I was self-editing my first children’s novel in 1989 (gasp, yes, I hung out with Methuselah et al.), I consulted a great little book called Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to edit yourself into print. The wise authors, David King and Renni Browne, helped me look professional in many areas including dialogue and proportion … More Great Writing Isn’t Born—It’s Built Sentence by Sentence with Self-Editing
From your Write2Ignite Team
The week between Christmas and New Year’s is the perfect time for reflections. Here are a few journaling prompts to help you reflect and quiet your spirit for the coming year. … More Year-End Reflections: Quieting Our Souls for The New Year
Book review of Bedtime with Mommy. … More Bedtime With Mommy: Book Review by Sally Matheny
All around the internet, at writer’s conferences, and in any gathering of literary minded folks, you’ll find writers of all genre and for all ages asking this question: “Is it important to write every day?” As this year comes to a close and a new year is dawning on our horizon, this is also a … More The Right Amount to Write
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