How to Get What’s in Your Head onto the Page

by Sarah Tun Get out of the rut. There are so many ideas…. and so many distractions. How do you manage to make the time to focus and choose amongst the many ideas that float around in your mind in order to get onto the page something concrete and worthy of reading? That’s today’s question.
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Desk Lasagna

by Gina Burgess One of the main problems/challenges that writers face is procrastination. Admit it. We keep putting off writing for one reason or another, but what it boils down to is that we find something we think is more important to do than writing that article or finishing that chapter. I have such a
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Worrier or Warrior?

By Cherrilynn Bisbano What concerns you today? Bills? Health? Your new manuscript? Whatever worries you may have, God is with you. I worried that my manuscript was not good enough. I had reason to worry. It was horrible! Like most first drafts mine needed work. However, mine needed an entire rewrite. I love the Word
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No Guts, No Storyboard. Hierarchies, Storyboards, Flowcharts, Mindmaps, and Wireframes for Authors

No Guts, No Story…Board

Hierarchies, Storyboards, Flowcharts, Mindmaps, and Wireframes Remember in school when our science teacher (with the permanent frown lines) attempted to persuade us that graphic organizers were important in our documentation? Perhaps my teacher quit that year due to having me as her student, as I was compelled to fill up the graphic organizers with more
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A Marketing Experiment

by Margaret Welwood Working with a new Facebook friend, I found a (free) outlet for some of my poems, and a unique way to market my picture books for children. There Once Was a Singer Named Lil There once was a singer named Lil Whose voice was so utterly shrill, It cracked windows and doors,
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Who’s Got Your Back?

By Cherrilynn Bisbano I froze with fear, overlooking paradise. While serving at Barbers Point Naval Air Station Hawaii, my best friends Vicky and Steve decided to climb the Stairway to Heaven or Haʻikū Ladder. “Come with us, Cherrilynn,” Steve said. “You can climb 3,922 steps. Our fellow Radiomen did it every day during the Second
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Try Your Hand at Poetry

by Sarah Tun Three reasons to write poetry:  to get the creative juices flowing to connect with literary journals as possible publishing outlets to be encouraged because a little bit of publication can bring a lot of joy! I’m sure you can find others.  Be motivated:  Have you ever tried writing poetry? Or is it
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Why is the book better than the movie?

And a deeper question for writers… by Margaret Welwood It always takes me a while to recover from reading a Francine Rivers book because the characters continue to interact—scenarios from the book, and new ones as the heroes find themselves in further predicaments and need my help. I googled the first question in my title
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Why Do You Write?

by Sarah Tun Is it for wealth? Game? Compulsion or curiosity? I believe for many of us, writing is a calling. It may be a ministry to GOD Himself, or a means of prayer and relating to Him. It may be a ministry to others, a bit of evangelism or theology. It may be to
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