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Posted by | July 2, 2017
Why Creativity Without God is Futile

Direction before launching into a new creative project Here is another post referencing my takeaways from the SoCal Christian Writers’ Conference at Biola University in La Mirada.   What if...

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Posted by | June 29, 2017
Omitting Quotes in Fiction

Why excising quotes in our fiction is nothing to fear While I was in the MFA at Mills College in the 90s, I omitted quotation marks in my fiction. Wherever...

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Posted by | June 22, 2017
Here Is What Happens When You Stand Alone

Knowing where my writing belongs while knowing Who it belongs to I just returned from the first day of the SoCal Christian Writers’ Conference. In recent months since my return...

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Posted by | April 10, 2017
Mount Hermon Christian Writers’ Retreat

DAY 5 One of the biggest frustrations of a writer during a Christian Writers’ conference, I've observed, is knowing if this is her season to embark on a journey to...

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Posted by | April 8, 2017
Mount Hermon Christian Writers’ Retreat

DAY 3 These past few days have been thick with possibility. All my goals rest in His mighty hands. I've heard words I never expected to hear, positive feedback that...

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Posted by | April 6, 2017
Mount Hermon Christian Writers’ Retreat

DAY 2 When my family sent me off to take my flight to the bay area yesterday for the Mount Hermon Writers' Conference, my husband told me to give it...

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Posted by | April 5, 2017
Mount Hermon Christian Writers’ Retreat

DAY 1 God's love is bountiful. His blessing is magnificent. A view of my walk today through the Santa Cruz redwoods. Praise His wonderful name! I love His grace! (more…)

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Posted by | July 11, 2016
Why You Should Blog as a Homeschooler

What I learned at Bloggers Night Out via CHEA It’s not easy for everyone to take a few days off from their busy schedule and attend a convention, with or...

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Posted by | August 18, 2014
One Fiction Writer’s Manifesto

man·i·fes·to noun\ˌma-nə-ˈfes-(ˌ)tō\  : a written statement that describes the policies, goals, and opinions of a person or group. I gathered these anecdotes from across the blogosphere and noted some points...

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