What We Are Thankful For by the Write2Ignite Team

Penny Reeve, our “Next-Steps” Facebook Group Coordinator I’m thankful for opportunities to think about my faith in God, for the miracle of salvation and the wonder of grace – and then to be able to write for children and young people in a way that might honour these precious gifts!  I’m thankful for the network … More What We Are Thankful For by the Write2Ignite Team

6 Steps to Recognizing Answered Prayer for Writers

Is it possible to miss God’s answers to prayer? I often fail to recognize the relationship between God’s providence and answers to prayer. As a result, I miss opportunities to give God glory for His work. I also miss opportunities to encourage others by sharing answers to prayer. And I miss opportunities for spiritual growth … More 6 Steps to Recognizing Answered Prayer for Writers

JACK vs. THE TORNADO: A Book Review and Giveaway by Tween Guest Blogger, Josie Murdock

REVIEW Jack vs. the Tornado by Amanda Cleary Eastep is the first book in the series, The Tree Street Kids, and tells the story about ten-year-old Jack Finch. He has to leave his home on a farm and move to the suburbs so his dad can find a better job. Unhappy about this change and dreaming … More JACK vs. THE TORNADO: A Book Review and Giveaway by Tween Guest Blogger, Josie Murdock

Six Realizations that Helped My Friend Write More

This month I got to see my aunt and my dad. My role was as caregiver. She’s eighty-seven. He’s ninety five. I learned one thing: I can’t write around seniors who blare the TV at level 42. Plus, every time one of them walked into a room, I stared at the throw rugs and just … More Six Realizations that Helped My Friend Write More

Three Tips on Writing Anything and Everything by Guest Blogger, Nancy Ling

I’ve been writing for over fifty years now, if I count my grade school tour de force, which includes a poem about raccoons and a Nancy Drew style mystery. Of course, I’m still a Work-In-Process, and I cannot give enough credit to all the various workshops and critique groups who have helped me a long … More Three Tips on Writing Anything and Everything by Guest Blogger, Nancy Ling

TEN Tips for WRITING BOARD BOOKS with Laura Sassi

My first five books for children were all released as picture books. Three of those were later released as board books. That got me interested in exploring the differences between the two formats and a few summers ago I decided to try my hand at writing for the board book format specifically. The result? My … More TEN Tips for WRITING BOARD BOOKS with Laura Sassi

Writer’s Blocks

I’m getting ready for NaNoWriMo. I’m starting in October to make sure I hit my goals because I’m a notoriously slow author. My son is going to write a novel also. That will add more accountability to the process for me. But he will have writer’s block. He always does. He gets paralyzed with fear … More Writer’s Blocks

Sharpen Your Writing Communication Skills by Guest Blogger, Vanessa Fortenberry

A few weeks ago, I completed an interview for an online magazine. One significant question referred to the essential skills needed as a writer. I concluded that the list of important abilities that exist could be endless. So, I decided to emphasize the most significant communication skills based on my writing experience.  Communication- it seems easy enough. Right? … More Sharpen Your Writing Communication Skills by Guest Blogger, Vanessa Fortenberry

Happy Birthday, Christmas Child, A Counting Nativity Book by Laura Sassi, reviewed by Kathy O’Neill

Sharing Christmas books such as Happy Birthday, Christmas Child with little ones is a wonderful way to provide time to treasure the true story of Christmas. … More Happy Birthday, Christmas Child, A Counting Nativity Book by Laura Sassi, reviewed by Kathy O’Neill

WRITING NONFICTION FOR KIDS AND TEENS WRAP UP and Write2Ignite’s NEXT STEPS

Tune in for the wrap-up of Write2Ignite’s Master Class, Writing Nonfiction for Kids and Teens, as well as a sneak peek at our latest news. … More WRITING NONFICTION FOR KIDS AND TEENS WRAP UP and Write2Ignite’s NEXT STEPS