Taming the Beast Called Time Management

By DiAnn Mills, @DiAnnMills Busy writers realize they must master the feat of time management or they will fall into a hole called overwhelmed and unproductive. With a few guidelines, we can learn how to take charge of our responsibilities and give us time to spare. The key is to understand life is filled with […]

9 Benefits of Participating in NaNoWriMo

by Alycia W. Morales @AlyciaMorales November is quickly approaching! As we focus on pulling out our sweaters and boots, drinking all the pumpkin spice lattes we can handle, and photographing the changing of the leaves, several writers will be gearing up for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). For the month of November, we’ll be shooting […]

Writing Through the Chaos

Tips to Keep Moving Forward When Life Happens

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson There has been a lot of chaos in our world lately—catastrophic wildfires, Unprecedented flooding with Hurricane Harvey, and Hurricane Irma—one of the largest ever. Even if you were fortunate enough not to be directly impacted by these large-scale events, chances are you have people close to you who were. Events like […]

Jumpstart Creativity with 31 Fun Field Trips for Writers

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson Fall is my favorite time of the year. I could happily spend from September through November outside hiking, exploring, and road-tripping. In honor of my own personal wanderlust, today I’m sharing my list of places to explore. These are things that you can do by yourself, or get together with another […]

As Your Follow Your Writing Dreams, Are You Skydiving or Flying?

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us, Ephesians 3:20 Sometimes (more often than not) I get caught up in the process of life. I’m an analytical sort of person, and I’m definitely […]

From Writing Wounds Come Wisdom

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson We writers wear our hearts on our sleeves, metaphorically speaking. We pour our inner selves out on the page, drawing on the highs and lows of life to interpret the world through words. This is an exhilarating journey. The highs are incredible, and the lows…well…they’re tough. If we don’t take time […]

Word Weavers: And Why You Should Join

By Susan Neal @SusanNealYoga After several years of writing, I understand the loneliness that accompanies the life of an author. On most days, my biggest social interaction consists of liking posts on Facebook. My friends and family don’t understand my career nor its accompanying isolation. However, my Christian writers’ critique group members know and offer […]

7 Traits Every Writer Needs for Leadership

By DiAnn Mills, @DiAnnMills Christian writers in leadership have a responsibility to those who look up to us for guidance and wisdom. The distinction requires a unique skill set. What are the 7 Traits Every Christian Writer Needs for Leadership? Make positive choices. Choose joy. This is not about expecting every day to be filled […]