Tag Archive | hope

Paralyzed

Paralyzed

I couldn’t sleep last night. I knew I had to be up at five-thirty for work but I just couldn’t sleep. Anxiety overwhelmed me to the point of panic. I had so much work to do on my book before sending it off to the editor, before pitching it at the conference. I had so […]

Cinderella as Christianity

Cinderella as Christianity

The news has been full of all kinds of craziness the last week. From gay marriage rights to the Confederate flag to dire warnings about dry drowning and lyme disease, you can’t be on the internet without seeing some sort of negativity. I tried to stay out of the gay marriage debate. I really did […]

What Christian Writers Offer That Others Can’t

What Christian Writers Offer That Others Can’t

Guest Blogger: Glen Robinson In the book, More Than Words: Contemporary Writers on the Works That Shaped Them, Stephen Lawhead writes about how the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien influenced him as a writer. Lawhead concluded from his study of Tolkien as a writer that regardless of what you write, who you are comes through in […]

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 […]

WIP Report for August 2013

A bit slow getting it up, but still here! Enjoy. Avily Jerome: Title: The Days of Noah Draft: First Current Word Count: Est 85,000 Target Word Count: 85,000 Target Complete Date: Done! Biggest Struggle this month: Never enough time in the day Biggest Success: Finishing the first draft before Realm Makers   Kristen Stieffel: Title: […]

WIP Report for July 2013

WIP Report for July 2013

Will Ramirez: WIP Title: Sky Calling Current Word Count: 37.000 Expected Word Count: 105,000 Goal Finish Date: September 30, 2013 First Draft One sentence blurb/premise for your current WIP: When the pantheon threatens everything the Godslayer loves, he takes the battle to the skies. Biggest Challenge you’ve faced last month: Learning to trust God completely […]

WIP Report for June 2013

WIP Report for June 2013

Admittedly very belated, but we have some hard-working writers here well worth acknowledgment. Avily Jerome: The Days of Noah 34,933 words New end date 6/31 (Yeah, I keep moving it back every month. Sigh.) Kristen Stieffel: Title: Hope and Pride Condition: Editing Current Word Count: 108,000 Projected Total: 110,000 Projected Finish: Sometime this year Biggest […]