Bullet Journaling: Organizing Your Writing Life in the New Year

Bullet Journal: Decorative Stickers

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…

Reflections from a Fiction Master Class by Jarmila Del Boccio

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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.…

5 Tips for Using and Understanding Literal and Metaphorical Language, Part III by Deborah DeCiantis

  TIP #3 Don’t avoid tough literal situations by referring to them only as metaphors. Taking literal language metaphorically is equally problematic.                         Kids can be masters of metaphor. Ask “Didn’t I tell you not to play in the mud?” and they answer, “We weren’t playing, we were making a snack for the frogs.” One child,…

How to Survive the Sinking of the S.S. CHRISTIAN MARKET

  The high seas of the writing industry are tumultuous at best with raging competition and a strong current of marketing demands. Within the last few years, one of these waves has taken the Christian fiction market to a low. As a result, publishing houses are merging or narrowing their acquisition criteria, Christian brick and…

Book Nook: By Way of Introduction

If you read good books, when you write, good books will come out of you. Maybe it's not quite that easy, but if you want to learn something, go to the source. --Natalie Goldberg Hello everyone, My name is Karley Conklin, and I’m a new blogger for Write2Ignite. I've been able to attend Write2Ignite on…

The Finishing Touch

Here's a sneak peek at conference presenters with descriptions in their own words. We'll be posting a teaser page each  Monday. To register, visit: https://write2ignite.com/registration-2019/   Vijaya Bodach - Writing a Book that’s Controversial   Come to this workshop if you feel called to bring the Light of Christ to problems in this fallen world.…

Looking for an Afternoon Pick-Me-Up? **PLUS A GIVEAWAY**

Here's a sneak peek at conference presenters with descriptions in their own words. We'll be posting a teaser page each  Monday. You still have time to take advantage of the Early Bird Discount. To register, visit: https://write2ignite.com/registration-2019/   Kim Peterson - Selling Snappy Sidebars Sidebars fill the pages of magazines, our computer screens, and even…

Let’s Get the Juices Flowing!

  Here's a sneak peek at the Conference sessions, described by the presenters themselves. Watch for new "teaser" posts each Monday. You still have time to take advantage of the Early Bird Discount. See:  https://write2ignite.com/registration-2019/                                          …

Finding Inspiration

 Spring Break - Finally! Exhausted from the cold wet winter weather and teacher paperwork this week I'm doing what I love most - digging in the dirt. Fence posts need to be set. Wire must be stretched and the garden has to be tilled. Why would I love all this physical, backbreaking, bone-tiring work? It…

Overcoming a Writer’s Fears by Attending Conferences

As a writer, I often find myself bogged down in fear.  Fear that my writing may not be good enough. Fear that I am too old. Fear that I don't know how to write. Attending conferences gives me the insight to overcome those fears through encouragement, instruction, resources and reminding me that my writing needs to be covered in prayer. Encouragement…