Author Inspirations

Writing Sprints: What They Are, How to Do Them, and Why You Should!

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Writing Sprints: What They Are, How to Do Them, and Why You Should!

There are two writing woes that affect our writing more than than anything else—writer’s block, and editing when we should be freeform writing. Sometimes writing prompts can help infuse life back into a dry spell, but the newest writing trend is an activity called writing sprints (also known as word sprints), and they can actually […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Tackling the Blank Page

Filed in Author Inspirations, Writing Tips by on December 30, 2016 4 Comments
New Year’s Resolution: Tackling the Blank Page

We have all been there: that white document glowing in your face, only marked with a flashing cursor simply ticking off the seconds that you aren’t writing—that you are allowing your idea to tuck further inside of you, away from the fate that waits on the page. You have your idea, that little seed of […]

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5 Gifts You Didn’t Know Writers Wanted [hint: It’s not a notebook]

Filed in Author Inspirations, Editor's Picks by on December 9, 2016 0 Comments
5 Gifts You Didn’t Know Writers Wanted  [hint: It’s not a notebook]

The holiday season is all about taking something you know and love about your friends and family and turning it into a wonderful gift that they will treasure—and you simply can’t give the writer in your life their millionth notebook! From the inspirational to the utilitarian, I have gathered together some fun, unique gift ideas that […]

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What Does a Picnic Table Have To Do With Publishing?

Filed in Author Inspirations by on October 28, 2016 7 Comments
What Does a Picnic Table Have To Do With Publishing?

In his latest video blog, Acquisitions Director Don Newman shares from the “Picnic Table”, a place where his team has gathered over the years to not only share and pray for each other, but also for the authors they’ve been working with. If you’d like to get more information about publishing with Xulon Press, reach out […]

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5 Quick, Daily Exercises To Make You A Better Writer

Filed in Author Inspirations by on September 21, 2016 6 Comments
5 Quick, Daily Exercises To Make You A Better Writer

Reading and writing every day is the best way to sharpen your craft. What if you (like many people) don’t have time to sit down and write lengthy paragraphs on a daily basis? Or what if you need a little help with what to write? These quick and easy writing prompts and exercises are concise […]

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