Category Archives: Writer’s Tips

WRITER’S TIPS is a weekly blog for Christian communicators with tips and information about writing, as well as attending writing conferences. Our panel of expert are published authors and publishing industry professionals.

What Traits Do You Share with Your Leaders and Followers?

As John C. Maxwell says, “we all have a sphere of influence” and I believe leaders influence their followers and visa versa. In any case, there are traits both in the natural and spiritual realms that attach to both the … Continue reading

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Writing is a Process

Writing is a process. If you “write hard and clear about what hurts” (Ernest Hemingway) and, “Let your words bleed, weep, and shine with life” (Reba Rambo-McGuire), then, “Reading is an immense gift, but only if the words are assimilated, … Continue reading

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Sticky Situations That Became Defining Moments

I was sharing with a friend recently about the call of God on my life and the purpose of my business/ministry. Some people call it their life plan, vision or destiny. I’ve known since I was 11 years old playing … Continue reading

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Avoiding All the Hoopla

This word came up in a conversation this week…hoopla. The person’s response to my question was, “No, not any more. I am done with all the hoopla.” I totally get it as I’ve seen “all the hoopla” too.

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Control the Flow

Much like controlling the flow of water, it’s necessary to control the flow of what you give away on your website.

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It’s time to beat the odds of getting published!

I recently saw this question posted on Facebook, “What are the odds of getting published?” The response from a literary agent was basically to do the same old, same old. Write a great book, have it edited well, write a … Continue reading

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Do You Know the 7 Keys Words for Success?

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Don’t Fall Into the Gratitude Fatigue Trap

Gratitude. It’s that time of year. Being grateful is a wonderful thing. There’s a plethora of articles, reasons and scriptures why we should be grateful. Yet at this time of year, when we are to be at the height of … Continue reading

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Don’t Quit … Persevere | Paula Friedrichsen

There’s a story about the California gold rush that tells of two brothers who sold all they had and went prospecting for gold. They discovered a vein of the shining ore, staked a claim, and proceeded to get down to … Continue reading

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Writer’s Tips | Dashes | Kathy Ide

Two types of dashes are often used in book manuscripts: em dash: — en dash: – THE EM DASH According to The Chicago Manual of Style and The Christian Writer’s Manual of Style, an em dash should be used to denote … Continue reading

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Writer’s Tips | The Fastest Route To Publication…It’s As Easy As 1-2-3! | Vonda Skelton

Some of you have heard my story of writing a poem in first grade. You know that in high school I worked on the newspaper staff and was editor of the literary journal. Some have heard me say that by … Continue reading

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