This is the very best way to love. Put your life on the line for your friends. (John 15:13 MSG) I've been blessed to have a few people in my writing life that have stuck with me during some of my darkest days. And even though most of my writing friends live miles away, they… Continue reading Writers Celebrating Friendship
Several years ago, in a workshop for Christian Leaders and Speakers (CLASS), Christian communicator and author, Florence Littauer, taught us to ask ourselves two questions before standing in front of an audience to speak: “Do I have anything to say?" "Do people need to hear it?” So, I ask myself that question every time as… Continue reading Writers: What Do You Have To Say?
We want to help you tell your story! The StoryWriting Studio will accept guest posts. So send us your stories! Right now, we plan to publish at least one guest post per week, probably on Fridays. Below are some guidelines to help you. CONTENT Choose from theses three topics: · Writer’s Life (Personal experience as… Continue reading Guest Posts: An Invitation To Write for the StoryWriting Studio Blog
Nostrils flared, eyes bugged, while clouds of dust rose from impatient hooves. The feisty thoroughbred bent her regal head in a failed attempt to nudge the gate open. Her hot-blooded demeanor quieted as the Jockey calmly held her reins and whispered gentle encouragement in her ear. Finally, the bell rang, the gate lifted, and she… Continue reading The Big Race
By day, I manage a large river resort, crossing paths with thousands of people every summer. The work requires long hours, exhausting days, and more headaches than I sometimes believe I can tolerate. For me, it tests God's mandate to be thankful for everything -- too often I fail the test. However, my writing is… Continue reading Writing Challenges into Gratitude