Writing and the Principles of Sowing and Reaping

by Sarah Tun We reap what we sow. Isn’t that right? So here’s how I encourage us all, myself included, to pour into Authors Community in order to reap what we need from it. Writing is, generally speaking, a solitary experience. Here at Authors Community, we are a collective of individuals, accustomed to working primarily
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The 30-Second or the Elevator Pitch

by Sarah Tun “Oh, you’re an author! What do you write about?” I’m sure you’ve heard that before. It’s the perfect opening for your elevator pitch, or the 30-second pitch. All writers should have one.You never know who you might find sitting next to you on an airplane, or riding up/down with you on an
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What Christian Writers Need

by Sarah Tun Christian writers need income, relationship, and a sense of fulfilment. I suspect all writers need these things, but for Christians, the fulfillment comes through building relationships that bring with them a sense of purpose and usefulness to the Kingdom of GOD, a need that all of us who have Jesus within us
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A New Writer’s Platform and Marketing Strategy Rolled into One

by Sarah Tun   Needing ideas or motivation to write something new? Seeking to get published? Need a new marketing strategy? In any one  or all three cases, have you considered Literary Journals? Writers Market… An oxymoron? Sometimes it may feel like we, as writers, do more marketing than actual writing. This can be frustrating.
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Finishing

by Sarah Tun There was once a very wise man who wrote, “… One thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward… ” (Philippians 3) It is just a small piece of his many writings, but Paul the Apostle, also known as
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Reading Aloud: No it’s not just for children…

by Sarah Tun Do you remember reading aloud to your children? Or if you’ve never been a parent or teacher, how about the reading aloud you had to do in school when you were young, to prove you could actually read: Remember that? What’s the point of reading aloud? To read aloud gives added benefit
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The Benefits of Stream-of-Consciousness Writing

by Sarah Tun Writing stream-of-consciousness is a kind of brainstorming without a central theme, point or purpose. Have you ever written without objective or purpose? It’s like painting a picture of what’s before your eyes, without knowing what the boundaries are, or the medium, or even whether or not you’ll include all of what you
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