Year-End Reflections: Quieting Our Souls for The New Year

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

Always Winter and Never Christmas

Those of us who celebrate the birth of Christ at this time of year are being distracted by the goodies of this world. Stuff. Celebration. Santa. Food. And more stuff.
But what about Christmas? … More Always Winter and Never Christmas

WHO I am Thankful For

Of course, the Person I am thankful first for is our Lord Jesus Christ–our Prophet, Priest, and King! Second, I’m thankful for my family, friends, and the wonderful fellowship of believers I am a part of every Lord’s Day. Third, I’m thankful for the team of Write2Ignite bloggers who dependably bring you great content every … More WHO I am Thankful For

An Unconventional Gratitude

This year, I’m going to be grateful for all the things I didn’t get or didn’t happen as I wished. And for the prayers God answered in the negative. I’m going to thank the Lord for the hard times — the low times — that knocked the wind out of me or caused me to slip and slide. I’ll be grateful for those times I would categorize as disappointments or dead ends, and for people God surrounds me with who keep me humble — those who withhold praise, give criticism or are uncomfortable to be around. As writers, we certainly experience many of the above. … More An Unconventional Gratitude

Please welcome our new blogger, Marianne Hering

We’re excited to have Marianne Hering join our blogging staff. … More Please welcome our new blogger, Marianne Hering

The Best Yes: Make the Most of Your Holiday Season By Doing Less

Thanksgiving and Christmas are on their way. Are you ready to say no to obligations and slow down this holiday season? … More The Best Yes: Make the Most of Your Holiday Season By Doing Less

Should Writers Be Hopeful About the State of YA Christian Fiction? by Tessa Emily Hall, Master Class Instructor

Tessa Emily Hall, Write2Ignite’s YA Master Class instructor, provides hope for Christians writing in this genre. … More Should Writers Be Hopeful About the State of YA Christian Fiction? by Tessa Emily Hall, Master Class Instructor

Writing Christian Themes in Young Adult Literature by Guest Blogger Vijaya Bodach

Christian Themes in YA books. … More Writing Christian Themes in Young Adult Literature by Guest Blogger Vijaya Bodach

Does The Women of the Bible Speak with Relevance for Children’s and YA Writers? A Book Review and Thoughts for Writers by Debbie DeCinatis

Wanting to support a Christian journalist who openly owns her faith, I pre-ordered a copy of Shannon Bream’s new book, The Women of the Bible Speak: The Wisdom of 16 Women and Their Lessons for Today (HarperCollins, 2021), but I confess my expectations were not high on first look at the table of contents. Most women covered … More Does The Women of the Bible Speak with Relevance for Children’s and YA Writers? A Book Review and Thoughts for Writers by Debbie DeCinatis