Tag Archives: The Art of Writing

The Landscape of Character Building By Lori Benton

The seasons of the writing life allow me time to pursue another creative passion, landscape photography, and my home state of Oregon offers an abundance of breathtaking subjects. From lush snow-capped mountains to rugged coastline, thundering waterfalls to high desert … Continue reading

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Why Write Fiction? By DiAnn Mills

Christian fiction writers often hear these questions: “Why write fiction when you could be creating nonfiction?” “If you feel writing is a ministry, then why are you putting your time and effort into fiction?” “A real Christian would be writing … Continue reading

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My Passion for Writing Taught My Family Good Grammar by Peter Leavell

Boise is a biking paradise with 30 miles of paved trail along a tumbling mountain river, a tributary that gives the Idaho capital its christened name, City of Trees. I love jogging the path and listening to the birds and … Continue reading

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10 Tips To Help You Write More Effective Emails By Amanda Patterson

  Because the world conducts most of its business via emails, it seems like a good idea to know how to write them. Effective emails can be the key to success in business. Younger audiences are even more likely to … Continue reading

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What’s Holding You Back? by Peter Leavell

Your initial decision to be a writer creates new voices in your head. Singling out the voices and listing them here would take a lifetime and consume more data than the Google server can hold, which is, according to Google, … Continue reading

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Building Compelling Characters By Henry Mclaughlin

How do we build characters our readers want to follow? How do we engage the reader at an emotional level to where she will want to stay with them through the entire story? There are a slew of books, articles, … Continue reading

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How Much Editing Does a Book Really Need? By Jody Hedlund

I just finished major edits on a book that’s releasing next summer (2019). It was a tough edit and took me a couple of weeks of full time work. Needless to say, when I got to the end, I was … Continue reading

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