Finding the Higher Purpose for Our Creative Work

Michelangelo was a super star in his own day, but as a Christian, he knew his work had a higher purpose. … More Finding the Higher Purpose for Our Creative Work

First Graders Show How To Weave It All Together

The skill of sighting helps weave all drawing skills together to make a unified whole. … More First Graders Show How To Weave It All Together

Exploring Spaces to Gain New Perspectives for Your Writing

Noticing spaces gives us new perspectives for our writing … More Exploring Spaces to Gain New Perspectives for Your Writing

Slow Down and Discover Rich Details

Contour drawing slows us down and frees us up to explore details that breathe life into our story’s characters and settings. … More Slow Down and Discover Rich Details

Writing Devotions: It’s More Than Just a Message

Writing devotions for children has an exciting caveat: we get to write lots of fun stuff to go along with the key message as well.

The Right Amount to Write

All around the internet, at writer’s conferences, and in any gathering of literary minded folks, you’ll find writers of all genre and for all ages asking this question: “Is it important to write every day?” As this year comes to a close and a new year is dawning on our horizon, this is also a … More The Right Amount to Write

Young Adult Blog Posts You May Have Missed

Leading up to our YA Master Class on September 18, we published several blogs to help you write young adult books. In case you missed some of them, here they are. Dealing with hard topics in Christian YA fiction by Ellice Wong “As Christian writers who aim to influence and encourage young people in their … More Young Adult Blog Posts You May Have Missed

Websites for YA Writers

Compiled by Jean Matthew Hall If you would like to read up on writing for young adults before our September 18, 2021 Master Class with Tessa Emily Hall here are a few helpful website. Some contain quick tips. Some go into much more depth. They are handy resources for you to refer to again and … More Websites for YA Writers

Bullet Journaling: Organizing Your Writing Life in the New Year

Are you looking forward to a New Year with no mistake (to paraphrase Anne of Green Gables)? Have you been searching for another way to keep track of all your writerly progress? Enter THE BULLET JOURNAL!! It’s a unique method for organizing your life – no matter what your profession. I have been using the bullet … More Bullet Journaling: Organizing Your Writing Life in the New Year

Reflections from a Fiction Master Class by Jarmila Del Boccio

Our logo truly became a reality to me last Saturday as I attended the online Fiction Master Class taught by the gifted Joyce Moyer Hostetter. Not only has she written a popular MG Historical fiction series, but she is able to impart her knowledge of writing to her students in a simple and engaging way. … More Reflections from a Fiction Master Class by Jarmila Del Boccio