I have written everything from biblical studies books to devotionals to scholarly journal articles to magazine articles. I love writing. But one thing I have never tried was writing a novel. Until now. Am I […]
Most pastors are writers to begin with. Many of us write out a sermon manuscript, even if we may not preach from that manuscript. However, we can work on our writing skills. Developing our writing […]
I’m so thankful for the opportunity to talk to Parker J. Cole. Parker is a writer and podcaster. While many people limit their online activity to blogging, there are plenty of other area to stretch […]
Like most people, I have a desire to be as productive as possible. When I come into my church office in the morning, I write on my white board all of the tasks that I […]
Are you serious about writing? Are you looking to be a successful freelance writer? Are you hoping to get your book manuscript published? You need pick up the 2015 Writer’s Market guide. What is it? […]
Neil Gaiman is a fantastic writer who has worked in numerous genres. Enjoy this interview where he shares some of his thoughts and experiences from writing.
Scott Berkun teaches us some of the techniques he uses to write well. In the background is a timelapse video of him writing an essay – from start to finish!
If you are just starting out with writing, you need a couple of things. You need experience and you need some jobs. The more experience you get, the easier it will be to find jobs. […]
Are you hoping to improve your writing craft? Formal education is one way to help. The University of Toronto offers some great courses in their continuing education program. Many are available online for those who […]
Some great advice from David Butler on how to write science fiction and fantasy. Much of what he has to say is applicable to other genres as well.
Here are some more Kindle deals that writers might be interested in. I need to remind you that the prices listed are those that were at the time of this post and may change over […]
You know that famous author who really inspires you? You are not them. So why do you try and write like them? One of the most difficult aspects of writing is finding your voice. You […]
If you want to be funny, learn from one of the best.
You may have felt the call of writing since you were a child. Your passion is writing that special article or exciting novel. You live firmly in the world of the creative. There was a […]
Neil Gaiman shares some advice to aspiring authors.
One of the best places to find affordable resources for writing is on Kindle. You can often find Kindle deals for less that $5. Please note that I am quoting the US Amazon store and […]
If you are just starting out on your writing career, I hope you are not aiming at never receiving a rejection letter. The only way to not receive a rejection letter is to never submit […]
Count Dracula. Everyone knows the story of Count Dracula. Except a lot of people have not read Bram Stoker‘s Dracula novel. I am just finishing reading it and I am absolutely loving it. I will […]
I personally find blogging to be very enjoyable. But what about writers who do not currently blog? Is there any point in starting to blog? I would like to share five reasons why writers should […]
For John Irving, the need for a daily ration of solitude was his strongest “pre-writing” moment as a child.
So you want to be a writer but you don’t know where to start. The starting point is actually the easiest part of the entire process. Are you ready for it? Here it comes. Write! […]
I have been trying to feel my way ever since I stopped working at Faith Today. Working as a padre and as a teacher has filled up some of my time. I did write some […]
I often get asked how one becomes a writer. Despite the title of this post, it is not a matter of plugging into an equation. You need to begin with some ability. There is a […]
There are many people who think they know English. But then you read their blog and you know differently. I have seen bad English in book and articles. As an editor, I sometimes find it […]