Genesis of a Novel

by Ian Wall Some twenty years ago (I don’t remember exactly when) The Lord asked me to write a novel for him. I said, “Yes Lord, but you are going to have to show me what to do”. I had not written a novel before and I did not have a clue what to do.
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The W.R.I.T.E Prayer

by Cherrilynn Bisbano The W.R.I.T.E. Prayer By Cherrilynn Bisbano Writers write and called writers pray, then write. Has God called you to write for His kingdom? You must pray, my friend. To be empowered and focused we must storm the gates of heaven before we write. We must lay our expectations, dreams, and difficulties at
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The Cost of Breakthrough

by Sarah Tun Authors need fellowship. Teachers speak the same language, scientists and artists do too. And so do writers. Perhaps it’s because our work is generally solitary that we often don’t recognise our need to “socialize” or it may be that we are so used to managing on our own that we have learned
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Praise is a key to our breakthrough

by Sarah Tun As Christian writers, let us write as giving praises to GOD. In anything we do, let it be an act of worship. In 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, Paul writes, Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. There it is!
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The Forgiving Eye

by Steve Muir Sounds benevolent, doesn’t it? After all, forgiveness is a great virtue, right? In this case, unfortunately, wrong. The Forgiving Eye is the name I’ve given to a particular phenomenon that afflicts me – and I’m sure, most authors – when it comes to reviewing their own writing. Content is not the problem
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Write in the Middle of the Holidays

By Gina Burgess I didn’t make up that title, Ann Kroeker did, but it is great advice. But how to squeeze it in? Oh my goodness, there is so much going on! Christmas cheer, lots of people-crush in stores, and each day brings us closer to, what I believe, is the best holiday of the
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Secure Writer Success

By Lori Hatcher @LoriHatcher2 “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts” (Isaiah 55:8-9). Never were truer words penned than these ancient words from the
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History of Indie Publishing

by Genevieve Fosa In the 1700s, when the notion of publishing was still developing, and libraries were hardly ever thought of, except by a few scholars, a publisher consisted of someone who had the enterprise and the funds to purchase a printing press. He generally did this in order to publish newspapers and pamphlets. Sometimes
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