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Writers' Conference - Day Two

The day was packed full of information. Following morning worship there was a General Session on Reaching Readers and a panel discussion on Marketing and Social Media. 296 more words

Christian Writers

Mining The Past to Gild The Present: How I Got Here

by Ron Hayes

We are all, every one of us, the sum of our parts. Each of us carries around with us the bits and pieces of the places we’ve been and the things we’ve seen and the people we’ve known. 1,072 more words

Ron Hayes

Experts Talk: Danielle Smith, 330 Media

We continue our series “Experts Talk” with a conversation between speaker, author, and digital storyteller Danielle Smith and Bookgirl founder Aliza Sherman. Danielle is Aliza’s co-author on two books: … 957 more words


The Virgin's Promise - Kim Hudson: Part Three

In this third and final blog installment – The Thirteen Steps of the Virgin’s Promise – taken from Kim Hudson’s book The Virgin’s Promise… 990 more words


New Worlds Beckon

And so, the game begins…

This is the first running of Trinity, where we give you three words, and you have three chances to turn them into something akin to a story – you can read more about the whithertos and whyfores of Trinity in the… 248 more words

Alternative Fiction

On writing, reading about writing (just don't), mothering and raging

I’m curled up in bed with Ernest Hemingway, Stephen King, and Pierre Berton, and they’re pissing me off.

I decided to do this thing tonight, this ridiculous thing, to give my time this night to… 1,301 more words


Once upon a time...looking at the opening lines of books.

I love a good first line, it can be intriguing, beautifully written, scary or thought provoking. Or boring!

Thanks to my friend and writer Maureen Flynn… 1,178 more words