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Ask the Editor: How to Outline a Non-Fiction Book
65 views | by Erika Bennett | posted on March 7, 2013
If you asked me to list the three fears I picked up in high school English, they would be diagramming sentences, red ink and outlining. I’ve never gotten past my red ink complex, but I can now see the...

10 Steps to Becoming a Highly Effective Writer
59 views | by Erika Bennett | posted on April 4, 2016
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 ...

On Father’s Day: How God Uses Neckties and Tea Cups To Love on His Children
48 views | by Donald Newman | posted on June 17, 2016
This weekend we will once again honor our fathers on Father's Day. Like many of you, I will hear expressions of love from my own children, while also reaching out to my own dad. It is a wonderful ...

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On Father’s Day: How God Uses Neckties and Tea Cups To Love on His Children
307 views | by Donald Newman | posted on June 17, 2016
This weekend we will once again honor our fathers on Father's Day. Like many of you, I will hear expressions of love from my own children, while also reaching out to my own dad. It is a wonderful ...

Ask the Editor: How to Outline a Non-Fiction Book
279 views | by Erika Bennett | posted on March 7, 2013
If you asked me to list the three fears I picked up in high school English, they would be diagramming sentences, red ink and outlining. I’ve never gotten past my red ink complex, but I can now see the...

10 Steps to Becoming a Highly Effective Writer
236 views | by Erika Bennett | posted on April 4, 2016
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 ...

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Ask the Editor: How to Outline a Non-Fiction Book
6,790 views | by Erika Bennett | posted on March 7, 2013
If you asked me to list the three fears I picked up in high school English, they would be diagramming sentences, red ink and outlining. I’ve never gotten past my red ink complex, but I can now see the...

15 Things Every Writer Needs On Their Desk
3,910 views | by Erika Bennett | posted on July 22, 2016
Painters need a canvas, paint, paintbrushes, and a rolling landscape begging to be painted. Musicians need an instrument, quarter notes on sheet music, and an audience to play for. What do writers...

The Best Writing Tool You Aren’t Using
3,093 views | by Elaine Retty | posted on March 18, 2016
Everyone knows about a certain digital pinboard, known as the procrastinator’s best friend, the party planner’s go-to inspiration, and the foodie’s favorite recipe archive. But, as a writer, have ...

10 Steps to Becoming a Highly Effective Writer
2,642 views | by Erika Bennett | posted on April 4, 2016
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 ...

Sequels, Trilogies, Series – Oh My!
2,342 views | by Blair Townley | posted on December 2, 2013
As we draw to a close this month’s National Novel Writing Month, novel writers everywhere will be basking in the glow of accomplishment from completing their first novel. Ah, your first novel in your ...