Writing

Understanding Author’s Craft

So how do we understand author’s craft more authentically? And how do we appreciate it in order to make ourselves better writers?

The Spirit-led Artist: Part 2

As I walk in the Spirit, I can go from work to work, creating the very things I was created to create! Long ago, the Lord planned my life for me.

Forcing Inspiration

Inspiration is a creative urge that downloads somewhat spontaneously. It doesn’t grow like a muscle through hard work and patience.

The Curse of the 5-Paragraph Essay

The five-paragraph essay is not the father of writing. He’s not the only writing format out there. And figuring out how many sentences a conclusion should have is not a crucial writing question. 

The Terrible Toos

I don’t know about you, but I can tell very quickly when I have too many irons in the fire. The overachieving makes me underproductive.

We Write On

You must write with the world waiting on pins and needles in mind. Still, there are facts that we accept.

Dragon Hunting with a Friend

We chase the high of other people’s opinions because, truthfully, we doubt our self-worth so much that we are starved for recognition.

Wrote

You should never post a blog or try to sell a book that has parts that are unclear. Make sure your words mean what you are trying to say.

How a 23-Year-Old Became a Two-Time Author

Tessa Emily Hall was a bright girl who followed her dreams and grew into an accomplished woman. She stepped out of her comfort zone and has never looked back. Now, she’s living a life far greater than she could have imagined.

“I’ve Got No Story to Tell”

It didn’t take long to realize that they thought a story was only a good story if it was outlandish. Traumatic. One with crazy plot twists and dramatic endings.

The Cure for Creative Insecurity

You understand that your ideas come from the Creator of the universe and that they were given to you so that you could share them with the world.

I Was Never the Quarterback

Schools highlight quarterbacks to represent athleticism, but He never limits His superstars. God wants all of us out on the field wearing His jersey so that His glory, His creativity can be seen.

Be Your Own Editor

Fixing a piece’s grammar is the easy part; rearranging ideas and consolidating paragraphs is harder. Here are five helpful tips for polishing your piece!

Writing Online and its Various Genres

For a writer, understanding the piece’s genre guidelines is essential. What’s the difference between an “article,” “editorial,” and “blog post”?

The Problem With Clichés

You don’t need a big plot twist. You just need your individualism. Uniqueness, no matter how small, is your best weapon in combating monotony.