Pebbles and the Importance of Illustrations

How would you explain the love of God? Or the grace of a savior? How would you describe life as a Christian to a believer vs. a non-believer? I typically revert to storytelling. Why? Because of illustrations. That’s what I set out to do with my new book, Pebbles: 31 days of faith enriching parables.…

Where to Submit Short Stories

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Last week, we suggested three ways to celebrate Short Story Month. Maybe (we hope!) you've started writing your own short stories. Great! Now what? This week, we’d like to help you find places to submit short stories. Contests Whether you’re just starting to write short stories or have a cache of completed manuscripts, there’s a…

3 Ways to Celebrate Short Story Month

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“Short stories are tiny windows into other worlds and other minds and other dreams. They are journeys you can make to the far side of the universe and still be back in time for dinner.” ―Neil Gaiman May is here, and that means it’s National Short Story Month! Short stories may be—well—short, but if done…