Keep Your Writing Muscle in the Springtime of Its Life

Keep Your Writing Muscle in the Springtime of Its Life By D.L. Koontz, @DLKoontz In their terrific book, Younger Next Year, authors Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge, M.D explain that as we age, we send signals to our body to enter either the spring or the winter of our lives. It’s our choice. Spring […]

Five Steps to Revitalizing Your Writing Creativity

By Cindy Sproles, @CindyDevoted It happens. Sometimes the words simply dry up. It’s not writer’s block. You have ideas. There are sentences that hit the page – but when they say nothing . . . when words just don’t flow as they should. What then? Writers are abundantly creative and creativity draws from your physical […]

7 Practical Ways to Meet Your Daily Word Count

By Alycia W. Morales, @AlyciaMorales It’s important for writers to be writing. Otherwise, it’s difficult to call oneself a writer. Eh? Some days it’s a struggle to sit at the keyboard and put words on that screen. We all have them. The cursor blinks at us as if taunting us to dare to move it. One […]

Writing Lessons from Cancer

In Remembrance of a Friend too Soon Gone

All of us here at BRMCWC are saddened by the recent passing of Bruce Brady. There are very few of you who have NOT been touched by him. His encouragement was without end. And his wisdom and insight were always delivered with love and compassion. Below is a post he wrote for The Write Conversation […]

God as the Creator, the Artist, and the Author

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson In the beginning God created… Genesis 1:1 My mother is an artist, and I’ve always admired the sure strokes she uses as she applies color to canvas. The picture didn’t just happen, dictated by the tools she used or the circumstances. It was dictated by the vision she held so firmly […]

When the Writing Gets Tough, Just Keep Pedaling.

by Lynn H. Blackburn @LynnHBlackburn A few summers ago, our youngest son decided he was ready to try riding his bike without the training wheels. My husband removed the training wheels and we wrapped him in bubble wrap secured his helmet on his head and found some knee and elbow pads before letting him go on […]