Author Inspirations

How authors can overcome their doubt

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How authors can overcome their doubt

Recently, I’ve been blessed to work with a number of authors in one-on-one coaching sessions. In helping them begin their publishing journeys, I’ve needed to help them overcome the obstacles of doubt and lack of confidence. Despite having excellent ideas for their writing, many struggled in thinking their book would ever matter. I noticed four […]

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Reaching Other Congregations Through Your Published Sermon

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Reaching Other Congregations Through Your Published Sermon

The greatest reward to a pastor is knowing that the words of his/her sermon have impacted the congregation, primarily with their current relationship with Jesus Christ or if they seek to establish a relationship with their Savior. Given these positive, life-changing responses to the sermon, it will then only be a matter of time before […]

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Two Things You Must Have to Write a Good Book

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Two Things You Must Have to Write a Good Book

The question I am asked most frequently by aspiring authors is “What does it take to write a really good book, one that people would enjoy reading?” While the simple answers to that question are “great content” and “great editing,” there are two critical characteristics you’ll find in almost every best selling book. The Author’s […]

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Discipline and Persistence: When in Doubt, Write

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Discipline and Persistence: When in Doubt, Write

Author Mary Garden puts it frankly on the writing-discipline connection in her quote, “My block was due to two overlapping factors: laziness and lack of discipline.” There are several methods to keep in mind when attempting to finish your book, or getting started […]

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Let the Setting Be Your Guide

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Let the Setting Be Your Guide

You can just picture it: the white, sandy beaches, the colorful sunset, the cool water flowing over your toes, the igloo glistening in the sun…. wait, when did an igloo come into your tropical beach scene? Just an example of how important it is when writing a manuscript set in a real-life location to be […]

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