Tag Archive | encouragement

The Benefits of Sprinting for the Distance Runner

I’m a distance runner That’s a label that took me a while for me to wrap my arms around. I always hated running. Like with a passion. Like I walked at least part of the way every time a gym teacher or coach told us to run a mile. There was the time I ran a mile for the […]

Do The Next Thing

Do The Next Thing

Fear not tomorrow, child of the King,
trust that with Jesus, do the next thing.

Praying for Pavement 

Praying for Pavement 

We recently took this road. The trip was harrowing to say the least and a “never again” experience. The kids were antsy and a bit bored. My husband white knuckled it. I admit I thought it was fun but also kind of long. It was a 2-hour journey when 45 minutes would have been ideal. It’s a metaphor […]

Fangirling

Fangirling

To kind of springboard off Kristen’s post about the dark side of Realm Makers, I thought I’d share something that totally surprised me but yet didn’t. That is the atmosphere of the conference and how I left with a sense of belonging. It’s the one place I can go where I’m not “the weird one”. I set […]

My Brain is Turducken

My Brain is Turducken

If you follow me on Facebook and Twitter, you know that this last week or so has been rough. We had a bout of flu ravage our household right after a few of us finally got over nasty colds. It’s like the viruses new spring was upon us and we weren’t going to be cooped […]

WIP Report for October 2013

WIP Report for October 2013

This month’s bonus Question is about Note taking. Tell us a little about your note-taking habits are. What form do you tend to use most for recording notes about your books? Computer files? School notebooks? Loose scratch paper? Sharpies on the bathroom walls? Do you have drawings or just words? By the way, if anyone […]

WIP Report for September 2013

WIP Report for September 2013

Avily Jerome: Author Name: Avily Jerome WIP Title: The Days of Noah Current Word Count: 80,000 Expected Word Count: 85,000 Goal Finish Date: Nov. 1 Draft 1, 2, Editing etc?: Editing Biggest Struggle: Finding time to write Biggest Success/Encouragement: I love my story. I keep uncovering new nuggets and details and twists. I’m excited to […]