Category Archives: Hot Topics

Think Love. Be Love. Part II

I recently wrote a blog post entitled Think Love. Be Love. It was about the signs of spiritual awakening. One of the signs was the ability to Stop Judging Others. As I am bombarded with BOTH sides waving their flags … Continue reading

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The art of SPAM

I struggle with the business side of a lot of things. I don’t like the business of church, and I’m discovering I don’t like the business side of selling books. I’m learning that writing a novel and publishing a novel … Continue reading

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Think Love. Be Love.

Writers have tortued souls. We have many voices competing for one body, many thoughts all jumbled together, and as a result we are usually long-winded because we have a lot to say. Writers must become aware of themselves, aware of … Continue reading

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Giving up Lent for Lent

So today seems to be a buzz with the Season of Lent. Around every corner I’m asked, “So, what did you give up?” It might as well be New Year’s Eve all over again. Lent has become just another popular … Continue reading

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The Liebster Award

Thanks to Susan at Diary of Novel for nominating my blog for the Liebster Award. I am very honored and appreciate the recognition. Every little bit of validation inspires me to keep on writing, so thank you! The Liebster Award … Continue reading

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Renewing your Mind

I am going to my book club breakfast and we are studying this light and fluffy book on dealing with emotions. I am usually hesitant when it comes to the “self-help” section of the bookstore, but I didn’t choose it. … Continue reading

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I Love a Cliche

…kind of. French poet Gérard de Nerval said, “The first man who compared woman to a rose was a poet, the second, an imbecile.” There are many unspoken rules in the writing world. One of which and it happens to … Continue reading

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LIFE of a Writer

Many times writers fall in love with the torment of writing. We torture ourselves with the need to put words on paper. We struggle within the FORCE of the blinking cursor and blank page. We make ourselves believe that every … Continue reading

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All About Writing Contests

What should writers know about contests? From: Nathan Bransford, author and former literary agent nathanbransford.com The absolute most important advice I can give you is this: read and understand the fine print. Know what you’re entering. Know what happens to … Continue reading

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The “NOT Dedicated To” Dedication Page

Do you ever feel like you need a “Not Dedicated To” dedication page in your book? You know, those people in your life that roll their eyes at the mention of your writing. They conveniently dismiss themselves from any conversation … Continue reading

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