Grateful Marketing: Saying Thank You

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Looking for marketing ideas for your book(s)? Whether it’s a new release or a backlist title, here’s an idea to help market your book that fits perfectly in this month of thanksgiving. And no worries about learning a new skill. This is something we all learned in kindergarten . . . Almost as soon as…

Create Free and Easy Lumen5 Videos For Social Media by Ava Pennington

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Create Free and Easy Videos for Social Media Using Lumen5 videos (Note: This is an update of a previous Write2Ignite post.) Ever feel like Sisyphus? In Greek mythology, the gods punished Sisyphus for his greed and deceit by assigning an impossible task. They required him to roll a huge boulder up a hill, only to…

Why I’m excited for the Writing Fiction Master Class (and why you should be too)! by Jean Hall

Write2Ignite’s Writing Fiction Master Class is coming up Sept. 19! In just two weeks, author Joyce Moyer Hostetter will be presenting three sessions to help attendees learn more about fiction writing. Plus, the Write2Ignite team will be leading three workshops to help you apply the skills you learn during Hostetter’s sessions.  Last year, I had…

Combat!- Part II

"In the Christian life, one fact is crystal clear: we are at war. It involves every Christian—and collectively the entire Church—and it is a holy war. It does not involve physical combat; it is against spiritual enemies. It is a hard-fought war, demanding everything a believer has and is...To do their part in this war,…

CONTENTMENT: MY Writerly Word for 2020

  This past year was a difficult one for me. Due to our financial situation, we have not been able to travel, which has always been my go-to for inspiration. A new destination has the ability to shake up my brain cells and send them in a new direction, but this year, they stopped. Cold.…

Grow Your Writing Skills — Part I

In an effort to grow my copywriting skills, I took Ian Lurie’s LinkedIn Learning course “Learning to Write Marketing Copy.” He broke copywriting down into four easy steps: create a plan, free write, write your first draft, and polish your writing. While the course focused specifically on writing marketing copy, I’ve been able to apply…

5 Things Journalism School Taught Me About Writing

I graduated in May of 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and immediately transitioned into a career in marketing. I’m still learning the ropes of copywriting, but many of the principles I learned in journalism school apply to both copywriting and creative writing. I’d love to share some of those things with you.…

How Write2Ignite is Unique

Most of you know that Write2Ignite is a conference to equip adult and teen writers of Christian-worldview literature for children and young adults. But what else does W2I provide?[spacer height="20px"] One-on-One Consultations Some conferences charge to schedule a one-on-one session with a faculty member. As a participant in Write2Ignite, you are entitled to two FREE…

The Finishing Touch

Here's a sneak peek at conference presenters with descriptions in their own words. We'll be posting a teaser page each  Monday. To register, visit: https://write2ignite.com/registration-2019/   Vijaya Bodach - Writing a Book that’s Controversial   Come to this workshop if you feel called to bring the Light of Christ to problems in this fallen world.…

It’s Not Self-Promotion

I was excited when my first book, Daily Reflections on the Names of God, was published several years ago. But my delight at the release of this project was tempered by the need to market it through a website, blog posts, newsletters, Facebook author page, Twitter, book signings, and other activities. A conversation with an…