Resurrecting a Writer

That’s worthless writing. You’ve got to be kidding me! You think you’re a writer? Ha! And on and on the verbal attacks hurl destructive words that stop a writer.  Do…

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Is My Topic Broad Enough?

The Speak Up Conference has been blessed with many faculty members who are extraordinary publishing professionals.  In this post Joel Armstrong, associate editor at Kregel Publications, addresses an important question.…

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3 Surefire Ways to Engage Your Audience

Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way, you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 You’ve attended conferences, taken notes, read books, and developed your speaking and writing…

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The Blessings of a Tough Year

Trees in woods with sunshine peering through

This morning I opened my Bible and considered the shepherds.  “That night there were shepherds staying in the fields nearby, guarding their flocks of sheep. Suddenly, an angel of the Lord…

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Overcoming Writer’s Block

woman struggling with writer's block

Last winter, at the nearly-complete point of a writing project I’d been working on, my enthusiasm waned. The effort required to complete the manuscript and send it for publication evaded…

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