Stand on God’s Promises–All Things Are Possible

With God all things are possible

The year is drawing to a close and 2018 looms ahead. When I was a kid, 1980 seemed futuristic!

This is the time of year I usually look back through my year to see what I’ve accomplished and compare it to the previous year. Invariably my growth surprises me.

Perhaps you’ve had a bad year. Or you haven’t met your goals. I understand!

Most of us have a bad day here and there, or a bad week, or sometimes even [Read more…]

You Are Enough – Guest Post by Chris Morris

It would seem God is telling me something about myself through my recent interviews and guest posts: to take a different perspective on the chronic illness I battle.

I expect many of my readers battle a chronic illness. I pray today’s guest post ministers to your heart and encourages you to continue to reach for your dreams of writing and publishing.

You Are Enough

Guest post by Chris Morris.  [Read more…]

What Marketing Book Would You Recommend?

As the first Monday of the month, my focus is marketing.

I struggle with marketing like many authors do. I’ve purchased 1 or 2 marketing books, but they were only a little helpful.

So today, I’d like to hear from you.

What book(s) on marketing have you found most helpful and why? Please leave your response in the comments below so all my readers can read your choices and maybe find a book that can help them.

Thank you, and happy marketing!

7 Writers Conferences to Attend

Writer’s conferences are one of the best places to get your work in front of agents and acquisitions editors. While you can find conferences happening the year round, spring and summer have the most to offer.

Now, while you still have time to rearrange your work schedule and purchase plane tickets at a reasonable price, is a good time to look at what’s ahead, and what will meet your needs.

Here are several questions to consider as you study the conferences. [Read more…]

4 Life Principles I Learned as a Marine – Part 2

blog title imageToday continues my 4-part series on principles I learned as a Marine that can be applied to our lives and to our work as writers. Click Teamwork to read part 1.

Marines have the well-earned the reputation of being the toughest fighting force of the US. Hard work, not laziness, laid the foundation.

Boot camp was grueling. Day after day we drilled, ran, and marched for hours under the unforgiving summer heat of Parris Island, South Carolina. Would my muscles ever stop aching?

I realized the full extent of the physical change I had undergone at boot camp only after I came home on leave (that’s military speak for vacation) after boot camp graduation. The daily physical demands of training had [Read more…]

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