“Variety is the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavor.” William Cowper “The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety.” Felix Mendelssohn I love the freshness of each new season. As we move into a particularly cold winter I’ve found myself shivering in freezing rain and […]Read more "“All Shook Up” – The Power of Variety in Blogging"
To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there. Barbara Bush Thank You to My Blogging Family! At this time last year, this blog was nothing but a concept that had sparked within the back of my imagination. “Can I really keep up with this?” I wondered. “And if […]Read more "Thanks to My Blogging Family!"
“Being a practitioner of the Christian faith is an art form…” Stormie Steele For the very first article in my Christian Artist Feature Series I had the pleasure of interviewing Stormie Steele, author of Life Through the Storm – The Healing Journey. As a holistic life counselor, speaker, author, blogger, teaching artist, […]Read more "Christian Artist Feature – Stormie Steele"
Merry Christmas! From Our Family to Yours…Read more "Wordless Wednesday – A Christmas Greeting"
A primary concern for most bloggers is gaining new followers, since this is often how we track the growth of our online presence. There are all sorts of techniques out there for accomplishing this… some of which are good and some of which are not. As a Christian writer and especially as a […]Read more "Gaining Followers with Integrity"
Things have been a little lonely around the blogosphere this past month, as a large majority of writers dedicated themselves to participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). As the blogging community became something of a ghost town, I had to continually remind myself to take a deep breath, keep calm, and just continue […]Read more "5 Writing Quotes to Keep You Inspired During the Busiest Month of the Year…"
As we waltz into the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, I think it’s time to celebrate – blogger style! As we gather with family and friends for Thanksgiving and Christmas, I’m sure we’ll relive old memories while making brand new ones that will last us a lifetime. What Is Your Favorite Christmas Memory? Share […]Read more "Christmas Memories Giveaway!"
I really do want to publish a book someday, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at my manuscript. Mainly because it’s – well – nonexistent. I could spout any number of excuses about the demands of graduate school, foster parenting, and working two jobs, but we’d all know better. I could also give […]Read more "Seeing the BIG Impact of Small Writing Projects"
“I’m much faster now. When you only have a certain amount of time to write, after a while you learn to use your time well… or you stop writing.” Alice Hoffman Like anything else in life, good writing takes time. If you’re like me, however, time is one thing you never seem to […]Read more "Write Around the Clock: 4 Time-Saving Tips"