Encouragement, Inspirational, Spiritual Growth

Look Forward, Backward in December — Part III

Sometimes, we think God has forgotten us, but His word says, that’s impossible. Isaiah 49:15 says, “Can a woman forget her nursing child…Even these may forget, yet I will not forget you.” When God makes a promise, He keeps it. #LookForwardBackwardinDecember #amwriting @donnalhsmith @a3writers TWEETABLE

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Spiritual Growth

Plot Patterns—Part III The Chase & One Against/One Apart

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Donna L.H. Smith

plot-structureThe last couple weeks we’ve been looking at plot patterns as outlined in James Scott Bell’s Plot & Structure. This week, we look at plot patterns of The Chase, and One Against/One Apart. Next week, we’ll wrap it up with Power and Allegory. #plotting #plotpatterns Click to Tweet

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Encouragement, Inspirational, Spiritual Growth

Look Forward, Backward in December — Part II

In the book of Isaiah, God tells Israel to both forget and to remember “the former things.” What God wants us to forget is to get past our past. He’s put a new heart in us. #LookForwardBackwardinDecember #amwriting @donnalhsmith @a3writers TWEETABLE

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Encouragement, Holidays, Inspirational, Spiritual Growth

Look Forward, Backward in December — Part I

Every year is different. For the most part, I’ve really enjoyed this year. As I look back, it’s been one of the best three years that I can remember of my life. Well, maybe five. I don’t know, I only know it’s been one of the best. How do you evaluate “best?” Happy, healthy, fulfilled, and thankful—that’s how I grade one of the best years of my life. #LookForwardBackwardinDecember #amwriting @donnalhsmith @a3writers TWEETABLE

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Spiritual Growth

Facebook Party December 3rd

THIS IS TONIGHT! Hope to see you there!

Donna L.H. Smith

Hello Everyone! Again, I’m pleased to be part of a special Facebook Party. But this time, I’m promoting Rose’s Redemption. My second book in the Known by Heart series is hot off the press, so to speak and is available from Amazon and from this website.

It will make a great Christmas present for the book lover in your family and friendship circle.

Here’s the linkto the Party. Enter to win all kinds of wonderful prizes! The grand prize is to win a copy of ELEVEN books – many of them Christmas stories.

My slot is 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. EST. I’ll be giving away a mini-journal set and one full-sized lined journal from Eccolo. They’re beautiful and just the thing Rose would write in if she kept a diary.

Rose’s Redemption takes place during Fall 1871 through Spring 1872. So Thanksgiving and Christmas are celebrated…

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Spiritual Growth

Plot Patterns—Part I

Hope you enjoy this reblog of Plot Patterns Part I

Donna L.H. Smith

plot-structureToday I’ll be using two resources to talk about plot patterns. One is James Scott Bell’s Plot & Structure. The other is DiAnn Mills’ Dance of Character & Plot. I’m using both, because even though what they say is similar, the way they say is different. Both perspectives can broaden your understanding of plotting. Click to Tweet #Plotpatterns #Plotting

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