My first book was written on a dare, self-published. So, I was somewhat naïve (ok, downright gullible and a newb) to traditional publishing when I received my first book contract. A late acquisition with an...Continue Reading
In May, COMPEL Training challenged our members to submit a compelling blog post that encourages and equips other writers with wisdom they have learned in their own writing journey. Today's blog post is one of five winners of...Continue Reading
One of the most popular types of articles is the inspirational article. Think Guideposts. Chicken Soup for the Soul. Church take-home papers. Reader’s Digest. Most inspirational articles are based on personal experience, which makes...Continue Reading
Even the most proficient writers need a grammar refresher every once in a while! As the staff proofreader at Proverbs 31 Ministries, Shelby Swing often spots the same grammar mistakes being made repetitively. In today’s...Continue Reading
I wrote over 5,000 words last week. Three blog posts. A chapter. Comments and tweets and status updates. Each of these words were about my Christian faith. They included Bible verses, stories from the Bible, and teaching references.
Do you feel the snow in the air? Have you hung your stockings with care? Though you may be sitting under an air conditioner, many editors are knee deep in Christmas. They may even be putting together...Continue Reading
Today we have a special guest post from Amy Carroll, author of the newly-released Exhale: Lose Who You’re Not. Love Who You Are. Live Your One Life Well. Amy’s a member of the Proverbs 31 Ministries speaker...Continue Reading
Today, we have a guest post from a professed "creative ninja" and the current teacher of our latest COMPEL course: A Writer's Guide to Creative Breakthrough. Jenny Randle is a national speaker, Emmy ® award-winning creative, author of Courageous...Continue Reading
You are working on a project, sort of. You are on the computer a lot. You’re writing words. Yet when Friday rolls around, you admit that another week went by and you didn’t write that proposal or query...Continue Reading
We need social media. We need to write. How do we do both? We don’t.