Book Reviews

New Book Review – Beyond All Dreams

by Elizabeth Camden
by Elizabeth Camden

I just posted a new book review under the book review tab. Check it out. It’s Beyond All Dreams by Elizabeth Camden. It’s available from any Christian bookstore in paperback currently. The ebook should be available in about a week or so.

Here’s the link to the book review: https://donnalhsmith.com/book-reviews/beyond-all-dreams/

 

Encouragement, Writing

Writing Resources

My small library
My small library

Sometimes I think I’m a librarian with all the books I own. I live in the United States, and books, both print and electronic are easy to come by. So today, since some of you are not from the U.S., but represent 33 countries, I’m going to share with you some of the resources I have that I’ve learned some things from in my online writing classes, as well as books I’ve bought since.

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Encouragement, Writing

What Fuels YOUR Ideas?

Where do you get your inspiration? For me, it can something as simple as a “what if” question to change a story that’s already been written. OR, my mind thinks about an update.

As a mental exercise, I’ve done two updates. I’ve not written these down, and who knows if I’ll ever do them or not?

Tomorrow's Newspaper Today
Tomorrow’s Newspaper Today

I’ve often wondered what the modern version of television’s Early Edition would be like today? That show ran from 1996-2000. The premise: divorced stock broker Gary Hobson gets tomorrow’s newspaper, in this case, The Chicago Sun Times, today. I loved that show, and often wondered how technology would change it. The last episode showed how Gary was chosen to receive the newspaper, and how he chose who would get the newspaper next.

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