Writing to Honor God

Our motive for writing is simply this: we want you to enjoy… 1 John 1:4, The Message Bible

Can You Write a Short Story?

Early in my writing career I was told to write short stories.  When I asked why, I was told, all the elements of a novel are in the short story. A … Continue reading

June 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

When self-publishing might be right for you

This post is a continuation of my post of May 15, 2017. The article originally appeared in Publishing and was written by Jerry Jenkins, a best selling NY Times author. … Continue reading

May 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Enjoy Every Success by Rebecca Gernon

Enjoy your success, no matter how small.

May 4, 2017 · 2 Comments

Finding an Agent

I’m still actively searching for an agent or a publisher for my YA Christian novel. I continue my search because I am not a fan of self-published or Indie published … Continue reading

April 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Waiting by Rebecca Willman Gernon

Wait for God; He longs to be gracious to writers.

March 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Down in the Dumps, Discouraged

I haven’t been rejected by an agent or publisher for two weeks, primarily because I haven’t  been submitting any queries.  Yesterday I decided to meet my weekly quota and  submit … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Writing Titles and Last Lines

  Two of the hardest things for me to do is decide on a decent title for what I am writing and a snappy last line. From what I’ve read, … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Rejection: Ugly, Bad, So-So, and Good

Because agents and publishers are quick or actually not so quick with a response to our queries, I thought it only fair that I should comment on the responses I’v received … Continue reading

January 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Mysterious Rejection

Shortly after Christmas I received an email rejection from an agent who had said “thanks but no thanks” to my novel, The Strength of Secrets. I went to my trust … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

State of the Writing Report

Writing is a business. And like any other business as the year draws to a close, you need to review your production.  If you have been keeping a submission journal, … Continue reading

December 16, 2016 · Leave a comment