Tag Archive | focus

Meditation Topics

Meditation Topics

I did an in depth study of Philippians 4:8  “Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things.” (NKJV, bold emphasis mine). I happened to do my study in the New King James version. Typically, my […]

The Perfect 10…K (vs the 150K)

The Perfect 10…K (vs the 150K)

The discussion of the perfect manuscript comes up again and again in writers’ circles. I’ve eavesdropped on at least one a year since I resumed my writing journey. I suspect it’s one of the perils of being artists in the business world. Do we make art or do we make money? Why can’t we make […]

Platform Building

Platform Building

This week I’ve been reading Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World by Michael Hyatt, along with several blogs, in an effort to better understand why I haven’t been able to grow my blog readership since I moved my website almost 2 years ago. I’ve even been running what I think is a fun spin […]

My Greatest Fear as a Writer

My Greatest Fear as a Writer

At least as far as my books are concerned, I think the biggest fear that drives me is actually throwing in the towel too early. Potential is great except when you short sell it. The feeling of promise is one thing, the potential of it going somewhere. But when it doesn’t deliver on that promise, […]

Trouble With Bunnies

Trouble With Bunnies

One problem I have with world-building is bunnies – plot bunnies. Or maybe this breed is more the scenic bunnies. They love leading the unsuspecting traveler off on a merry chase to parts unknown. They’re not that bad in the full exploration allotted by a novel, but in a short story they’re deadly. You start […]