Writing Your Story from the Middle––Part I

It’s a radical concept. Generally, the middle is the hardest place to write through. I’ve already talked about keeping the middle from “sagging” in your story. But did I once ever discuss this radical concept I’m about to introduce? I don’t think so. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a plotter, a panster, or something in-between. This new approach will bring depth and richness to your manuscript. Click to Tweet #amwriting #writefromthemiddle

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How to Make a Difference Right Where You Are –– Part III

Oh my goodness! In trying to find what I posted on last week, I came across an old post from a little over two years ago…from the day after my birthday in 2015. The post was called “God’s Timing is a Platitude.” Oooooo! Was I cynical! I was hurt, disappointed, and felt in limbo. My, how things have changed. #makeadifferencerightwhereyouare

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Writing Romance 101––Part V

We’re still building a heroine named Susie. We don’t know too much about her yet. Here’s a good tip: use little flaws or imperfections to make your heroine someone your readers can identify with. Click to Tweet #amwriting #writingromance101 #craftingtheheroine

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How to Make a Difference Right Where You Are –– Part II

What’s this little guy feeling?

Sometimes, it will appear that you’re not making a difference in someone’s life. You’ve tried to tell them what they should do, how they should do it, and the results they’ll get. Guess what? That may not work so well. What do you do, then?

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Writing Romance 101––Part IV

We’re discussing crafting the Heroine––the key to any romance. To get your reader involved in the novel, convince her that your heroine is not only someone she would like to know, but someone she would like to be. Click to Tweet #amwriting #writingromance101 #craftingtheheroine

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How to Make a Difference Right Where You Are –– Part I

Is he discouraged?

For many years of my life, I felt I never made a difference in this world. I’ve actually fallen off the world a few times, just to see if anyone noticed. They didn’t. Or if they did, they didn’t contact me. I’m learning to make a difference in my own small way, right where I’m at.

How am I doing this? Relationship. It’s all about the relationships you have, and the ones God brings you. In the past, I’ve tried different ways to go about having friends and how I dealt with family. I was very shy most of my life and my interaction with others was quite limited. That may have been why I felt I didn’t make a difference.

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Writer’s Conference Prep 101 –– Part VII

You’ve prepped and you did it. You attended your first major writers’ conference. What now? Processing the conference internally will help you remember and learn. You’ll be that much more experienced next time. Click to Tweet #amwriting #conferenceprep101

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