- Identify 3 of your own personal writing habits
- Recognize and create a captivating first sentence
- Evaluate your sentences from a piece of writing
- Successfully create SMART goals for this season in your writing
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Lysa’s Best Writing Habits
In this teaching, President of Proverbs 31 Ministries and New York Times’ best-selling author Lysa TerKeurst shares her writing story and some of the habits that she applies every day to her writing.
When You Feel Like a Pre-Beginner
Stepping in to God’s call to write can be overwhelming. Everyone else seems to know where they are going and how to get there. This class is for those of you who don’t, and are wondering what you got yourself into. Our Executive Director at COMPEL, Glynnis Whitwer, knows what it’s like to wish there was something for the pre-beginner and therefore created this class for people who feel they are.
Tips for Writing Strong Sentences
Do you wonder when to put a comma in a sentence? Or when to use a semicolon? Sometimes even the most basic use of proper grammar and punctuation can seem a mystery, no matter how educated we are! If so, you’ll enjoy this lesson from Glynnis Whitwer on writing strong sentences.
Setting Yourself up for Success in Your Writing
How Wendy Pope Uses Her Creative Gifts
In this lesson, Wendy talks about the creative ways she uses her gift and calling to write and teach. Wendy speaks on her 18-month writing journey for her first book, Wait and See, staying steady in a season of smallness and honing your craft. Wendy Pope is a speaker with Proverbs 31 Ministries and contributes to the P31 online devotional, Encouragement for Today, which reaches over 1 million readers each day. She is the author of Trusting God for a Better Tomorrow, Wait and See and Yes, No, & Maybe. She also teaches thousands of women worldwide online through the One Year Chronological Bible.
The 4 Worst Writing Mistakes I've Made
In this teaching, Lysa TerKeurst shares the four worst writing mistakes she’s made, to help you see where you might potentially be making the same mistakes. Using Made to Crave and Unglued as examples, she walks you through several ways she changed her writing to be less intimidating and more inspiring.
The Crucial First Sentence
If we don’t grab readers’ attention right away, our writing will be ignored. With the importance of our messages, and the time and effort put into our words, we don’t want them lost in a sea of articles, books and blogs. In this teaching, Lysa TerKeurst shares her thoughts on how you can best craft that crucial first sentence. You will receive practical tips for increasing the engagement level of your readers right from the start.