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Give Me A Revelation …

In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps. Proverbs 16:9 On Monday, I was privileged to be a guest blogger at Julie Saffrin‘s BlessBack page and talked about a topic that’s been niggling me lately: living an obedience-driven life. (Read the post <here>) While I know being obedient is Read More

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Fiction for the Lenten Season

The other day I searched for Easter fiction, novels that would add depth to the Lenten season. I was surprised at how few I found for adults, barely a handful (although there are many for children). Now, if I’d performed a search for Christmas novels, the results would have been entirely different. I wonder why that is. Read More

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And the Wait Begins …

It’s the season for waiting… Waiting for Thanksgiving, Day-after-Thanksgiving Shopping, Christmas… But for writers, we have a different kind of waiting. Many of us have recently returned from writing conferences full of good news that proposal / chapters / full manuscripts have been requested. We’ve spent days, weeks, months perfecting our works so that the Read More

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My Not-So-Thick Skin

As writers, one admonition we continuously hear is: develop a thick skin. It’s a tough business, one usually filled with more put downs than adoration so it makes sense to construct that thick layer of skin. I actually thought my skin was pretty tough until … Those final round Genesis critiques came back. Whoa. Can Read More

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Running the Writing Race

Come on over to my Spire Reviews blog today as I’m talking about persevering even when you’re not seeming to go anywhere, and all seems hopeless. There is a payoff! http://spirereviews.blogspot.com/2012/04/perseverance-pay-off.html