Motivation Mondays

8 Writing Tips from a Literary Master

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8 Writing Tips from a Literary Master

The Chronicles of Narnia; The Screwtape Letters, Mere Christianity: C.S. Lewis is recognized as one of the most influential writers and Christian apologists of the twentieth century. His insight into writing is impeccable and real, which one American girl learned in 1959 when she asked the revered, British author advice on how to write. What he sent […]

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Free Printable: 5 Writing Mantras to Live By Everyday

Filed in Motivation Mondays by on September 19, 2016 12 Comments
Free Printable: 5 Writing Mantras to Live By Everyday

Most days as a writer are fun. Full of creativity, where imagination and story and folklore are limitless and boundless, and the only thing holding you back is the speed at which your fingers can type. Other days, however, the process of having to be brilliant, creative and original can be taxing; it can leave […]

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Motivation Monday: What We Learned Just By Getting Out of the Car

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Motivation Monday: What We Learned Just By Getting Out of the Car

My sister and her husband are the adventurous kind. No feat is too big, no task is too great, no car is too small. This time was no different. They packed up and began a spontaneous cross-country road trip from Florida to California. Their two daughters, who were preteens at the time, were not too excited about […]

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10 Steps to Becoming a Highly Effective Writer

Filed in Motivation Mondays, Writing Tips by on April 4, 2016 34 Comments
10 Steps to Becoming a Highly Effective Writer

Writing and procrastination might stereotypically go hand-in-hand, but no one has ever written a book by procrastinating. The only way to write a book is to write. It’s a crazy concept—I know. But if F. Scott Fitzgerald procrastinated on The Great Gatsby, none of us would even know such a book existed. So, how do we […]

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The Last of the “Somedays”: Why Writing a Book Can’t Wait

Filed in Motivation Mondays by on August 17, 2015 10 Comments
The Last of the “Somedays”: Why Writing a Book Can’t Wait

In 2013, we signed an author who was still early in the process of writing a book. Our team provided coaching and guidance, but she had yet to finish her book. Unfortunately, she unexpectedly passed away last week. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her friends and family. I think I may be the […]

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