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’s in a Name?

The gorgeous cover of her new devotional, Reflections on the Names of God, beckons us to open and discover the depth and breadth of God’s character revealed in His manifold names. … More What’s in a Name?

Tips for Writing Kids and Teens Devotionals

Do you enjoy teaching children the truths in Scripture using simple everyday illustrations? Writing kid’s devotionals may be for you! But how do you begin? … More Tips for Writing Kids and Teens Devotionals

The Heart Changer

“Can an Israelite captive, wrenched from all she loves, serve the very man who destroyed her village? Miriam is asked to do the impossible: serve the wife of Naaman, commander of the Syrian army. Clinging to treasured memories of home and faith, Miriam faces captivity with worry and bitterness. Little does she know the Heart Changer is wooing and preparing her for a greater mission—far beyond what she could imagine. This middle-grade historical novel reflects the heartache and angst of a young refugee in a foreign land where all hope seems lost.”  … More The Heart Changer

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

Alternative Fall Activities for the Family

If you are uncomfortable with celebrating ghosts, skeltons and demons at Halloween, I have some alternative family-friendly fall festivities for you! Before I offer links to other ideas, I will list a few of my own (certainly not original with me) for you to try: … More Alternative Fall Activities for the Family

Handy Resources for the Serious Writer

A writer can never have enough craft books—true or false? True, of course! In that case, I have two for you. The first, Blueprint for a Book is written by Jennie Nash, and the second is The Conflict Thesaurus. Both stellar in helping you flesh out plot and characters. … More Handy Resources for the Serious Writer