Writing Craft

Your Story’s Most Important Question | Hope Welborn

In elementary school, we learned about “who, what, where, when, and how” – questions any good narrative should answer to clearly communicate what we’re trying to say. But I think we do ourselves (and our readers) a disservice if we fail to answer one other question – perhaps the most important question of all… WHY.… Continue reading Your Story’s Most Important Question | Hope Welborn

Spiritual Encouragement

Writer Disrupted 2022 | Allyson West Lewis

In the middle of 2022, I realized the last two years had derailed many close writer friends from the proverbial writing train tracks. I include myself in their midst. In 2020, when the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the world shut down and employers sent everyone home. Bless the essential workers like the entire medical community, grocery… Continue reading Writer Disrupted 2022 | Allyson West Lewis

Spiritual Encouragement

Another Time of Uncertainty

Transitioning out of the coronavirus epidemic, I expected to take a deep breath of relief. My husband and I looked forward to resuming travel with caution. After having to cancel twice because of the epidemic, Scott booked us for a third time on a river cruise in Europe. It starts in Germany and wends its… Continue reading Another Time of Uncertainty

Spiritual Encouragement

The Sacred Call of the Christian Writer | Carol James

Image by Todoran Bogdan from Pexels Why are you writing? What were your goals and motivations when you began? Did you want to achieve fame and fortune? Have a book (or two) listed on the New York Times best-seller list? Be able to support your family or make a nice little nest egg for your… Continue reading The Sacred Call of the Christian Writer | Carol James

Writing Craft

3 C’s of the Writing Journey | Hope Welborn

Image by Lorri Lang from Pixabay Every writer’s journey is as unique as the writer itself. And while our paths may look different, there are a few universal stops along the way. I call these the 3 C’s of the Writing Journey. Craft We must study the craft of writing, especially as beginners. Natural talent… Continue reading 3 C’s of the Writing Journey | Hope Welborn