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Saying the “A” Word Out Loud

Saying the “A” Word Out Loud

By Cheri Cowell Jan 24, 2022

We must become Amazon savvy. We need to become experts in this field, understanding keywords, search engine optimization, and how algorithms work. We need to learn all we can about the Amazon shopper, their habits, and what makes them purchase one book over another. We need to understand how Amazon works. 

The Secret to Overcoming Jealousy, Inadequacy, and Perfectionism

The Secret to Overcoming Jealousy, Inadequacy, and Perfectionism

By Shannon Popkin Jan 18, 2022

What do jealousy, insecurity, and perfectionism have in common? They’re all fueled by measure-up comparison. The more I glance sideways and compare, the more I’ll be distracted from my calling, depleted of my confidence, and divided from my community.

3 Ways to Invite Revival into Your Writing

3 Ways to Invite Revival into Your Writing

By Erica Wiggenhorn Jan 9, 2022

Ever felt the taunt of the blinking cursor? You know, blank page, your heart beating in sync with the flashing line on the computer screen—the wonder of what on earth…

Have a Happy PRODUCTIVE New Year by Pam Farrel

Have a Happy PRODUCTIVE New Year

By Pam Farrel Jan 3, 2022

If you are like me, you love this time of year! Perhaps you have been anticipating cracking open that new planner, its empty pages drawing you in with grand hopes…

When You Struggle with Where to Begin

By Rachel Wojo Dec 26, 2021

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5 Tips to Keep Moving Forward When You Feel Stuck

By Erica Wiggenhorn Dec 19, 2021

You were not made to waddle one–handed. Your doorbell is ringing and on the other side there is a box with your name on it with everything you need to get unstuck and instead, sparkle and shine. 

The Unexpected Surprise

By Carol Kent Dec 12, 2021

Several years ago, about two weeks before Christmas, I was startled by the doorbell. It was 9:15 p.m.—way too late for a delivery and it was an unusual time for unexpected company to stop by the house. I hurried to the front door, turned on the porch light, and peeked out. Gene joined me. We opened the door and discovered no one was there. No cars were in sight and no one appeared to be anywhere close to our home.  Looking to the left, a brightly wrapped package caught my eye. The streetlight bounced off the metallic paper and I noticed a card on top of the gift. It simply said: Mom. 

Saundra Dalton-Smith-Writing From a Place of Rest

Writing From a Place of Rest

By Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith Dec 5, 2021

Hurry is not God’s best for writers. Many are creating content under the influence of their stressed-out and overwhelmed schedules. We struggle and strive to see God’s call on our…

5 Ways to Build Your Prayer Life as a Leader By Rachel Wojo

5 Ways to Build Your Prayer Life as a Leader

By Rachel Wojo Nov 28, 2021

Lord, let your ear be attentive to the prayer of this your servant and to the prayer of your servants who delight in revering your name. Nehemiah 1:11 As a…

Thanksgiving Message from Gene, Carol, and Jason Kent

Thanksgiving Message from Gene, Carol, & Jason Kent

By Carol Kent Nov 21, 2021

My hopes were high!  Following more than two decades of incarceration, we were praying for a favorable response to Jason’s application for a commutation of his sentence to a set number of years.  That might have been a sentence of 35 or 40 years, instead of life without the possibility of parole, but since he had just turned 25 at the time of his arrest, it meant he might walk in freedom before the end of his life.

Author Michelle Medlock Adams

Writing Books that Matter

By Michelle Adams Nov 14, 2021

I was in the window seat, thumbing through my recent issue of “Writer’s Digest,” just waiting for the plane to take off when a mother and her young daughter sat…

Author Maggie Rowe

Feeling Like a Phony

By Maggie Rowe Nov 7, 2021

Have you ever attended a professional conference populated by other writers and speakers and felt like the biggest fake in the room? Even though you’re surrounded by encouraging faculty members…