You've arrived at our newest course. Each week a new lesson will be unlocked, every Thursday, from October 25th to December 6th.Being a writer is rewarding and exciting, but it doesn’t come without its challenges. In this course, you’ll learn how to overcome some of the challenges that every writer faces. In this course, you will learn how to:
- Write titles for your work that draw attention
- Balance motherhood with the call to write
- Overcome the fear of marketing your message
- Push past feeling overwhelmed with what God has called you to do
- Continually find ideas to write about
- Handle tough critics with grace and an open mind
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Titles: Why Are They So Hard?
In this teaching, Lysa TerKeurst and two of her content team members, Leah and Amanda, talk about the importance of titles when working on a writing project, and the groundwork that must be laid to discover that best, relevant title.
Balancing Motherhood and Writing
With six small children, an NFL husband, and a busy speaking and writing career, Katy McCown knows a thing or two about balancing ministry, motherhood and writing. In this lesson, you’ll learn how all of your roles should complement each other, not compete with each other.
Gaining the Confidence to Market Your Message
When it comes to spreading the word about our work, we tend to get cold feet either because we think marketing isn’t meant for ministry, we don’t want to appear self-promoting, we fear we’ll be stepping outside of God’s will or we worry about the opinions of others. In this lesson, Tracie Miles shares encouragement about how to push past those feelings and provides 8 ways to build your confidence in marketing your message.
Finding Something to Talk About
Do you long to speak, write or blog but fear you will run out of things to say? How can you continually come up with fresh material for messages, books, blog posts, devotions or articles that will resonate with today’s women? 13-time author, blogger and national speaker for two decades, Karen Ehman, shares her best tips in this teaching.
Avoiding Frustration While You Wait for God to Move (November 29th)
Is the biggest challenge to your writing the waiting? In the 13 years of waiting to be published, Wendy Pope learned some dos and don’ts of waiting on God to open doors for dreams to true and in this lesson, she will teach you how to do the same.
Conquering The Temptation to Procrastinate In Your Writing (December 6th)
In this lession, Glynnis Whitwer will share why so many writers procrastinate, how to uncover the reasons for our delay and overcome the obstacles to become more productive writers.
How to Handle Tough Critics (December 13th)
Does criticism threaten to make you want to resign from ministry? In this lesson, Lysa TerKeurst will increase your confidence in being a ministry leader as you learn to establish a biblical plan of action to deal with tough critics, understand how to manage the pain so you can stay authentically engaged and joyous to the ministry tasks at hand and navigate it all with humility and grace.