Tag: fiction writing process

40 Days to Mount Hermon – Fasting and Prayer Week 2

DAY 8 - Friday "Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer." Romans 12:12 Somehow, I woke out of a deep dream in time to get my son to school. Another full day ahead and a birthday on Saturday (my youngest turned 13) - I realized writing time would be minimal. Yet, I … Continue reading 40 Days to Mount Hermon – Fasting and Prayer Week 2

When Failure is Part of God’s Plan

Failure according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary: 1a: omission of occurrence or performance; specifically: a failing to perform a duty or expected action b (1) : a state of inability to perform a normal function c: a fracturing or giving way under stress 2a: lack of success b: a failing in business 3a: a falling short (deterioration or decay) 4 : one that has failed Is it … Continue reading When Failure is Part of God’s Plan

My Broken Hallelujah

My Broken Hallelujah

How incredible is the Creator of the Universe, who could use anything to turn the hearts of man—yet chooses the weary, the orphan, the defeated—to represent his powerful grace and mercy and give meaning to what the world would say is meaningless?

Finding the Story by Finding the Reason

How my analysis of daily life helps me to discover plot and character traits. Lately, my own personality quirks have afflicted me. How can I be the practical, rational, and organized working woman/mother/friend/wife  while also being the creative, expressive, unique writer? I have stewed for weeks about how I will ever find a rhythm between my … Continue reading Finding the Story by Finding the Reason

Writing This Is Like Giving Birth Without Pain Meds!

I gave birth to my first three children without pain medication. My first labor lasted 27 hours, so by the time I could push, I was utterly exhausted. No matter how prepared I thought I was for the  process of labor, there was no way to fully know what I was getting into. However, somehow … Continue reading Writing This Is Like Giving Birth Without Pain Meds!