Our Blog

I Don’t Think that Passage Means What You Think It Means

By Megan Brown

By Megan Brown One of my all-time favorite movies is “The Princess Bride.”  This love story, sprinkled with hilarious lines and riveting sword play, is always a good “go-to” for…

A Devotion Writer’s Heart

By Sandi Banks

By Sandi Banks Do you have the heart of a devotional writer? I didn’t realize I did until after that fateful day, years ago, when I sat with a well-known…

Prayer—the Power Source of Ministry

By Kim Cordes

By Kim Cordes For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 2:7 NKJV I recently…

Overcoming Three Mindsets that Keep You Stuck

By Michelle Neitert

By Michelle Nietert Mindset #1: What am I doing?  Do you struggle believing that you are a writer?  As of September 2020, my published book would argue that I am…

The Art of Relatability

By Brenda Yoder

By Brenda Yoder You think I live in a fairytale world, don’t you? I asked my student. He lived a few miles from my house and saw our well-manicured lawn…

Reach More Readers

By Dr. Sandra Dalton-Smith

By Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith As we all know, marketing our books to potential readers is necessary to be a successful author. The concern many authors have is the cost associated…

Where Does Your Article or Book Begin?

By David Lambert

By David Lambert How often have you started a book that got off to such a slow, meandering start that you were just on the verge of giving up on…

Beyond the Bookstore

By Suzanne Brooks Kuhn

By Suzanne Kuhn We all know it’s more difficult than ever to connect with our audiences since the COVID lockdown. Even now, as restrictions are removed, our live interactions are…

When You Can’t Put Your Ideas into Words

By Faith McDonald

By Faith McDonald When I help students develop their writing, I scour their articles and stories for interesting ideas, and encourage, “Tell more here.” “I just can’t put it into…

8 Ways to Handle Negative Feedback

By Sheila Qualls

By Sheila Qualls “Cute haircut . . .”  It sounded like a compliment until he added, “It’d look even better if you’d combed it.” Then he said, “I’m Oprah’s stylist,…

The Power of Listening

By Darlene Larson

By Darlene Larson My girlfriend, Susan, had been a handpicked gift from God to me. We met at church and bonded in a women’s Bible study.  In our church parking…

Video Empowers Words

By Chandee Ulch

By Chandee Ulch Words are powerful. They trigger memories and significant events. As parents, we often reminisce about our children in their toddler years and mimic the manner in which…