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The Waiting Game – how to play it

I hate to wait. Don’t we all. But I’m in The Waiting Game now, and for at least a week or so, I will discipline myself to find something to do besides thinking about whether or not I’ll get an agent or an editor. Since I don’t like waiting, I’ve decided not to sit around […]

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Process – How to Handle Criticism

You did it! You wrote your story, your novel, or your article. It’s your baby. It feels like one, because it’s a creative venture. Especially in the area of fiction, we writers become anxious, nervous, and worried about what future editors and readers will think, don’t we? We gather up our courage and send it […]

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Another Process has begun for me

I was recently in Israel on a tour. It was great except for breaking my wrist the day after I got there. People told me they thought I was a trooper, continuing on the tour for most of the activities. I tried to be. It wasn’t always easy, and the next few months is a […]

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Patience is hard

We’ve been in a l -o-n-g winter. So many people I know have complained and griped about how LONG this winter is. I’ve not complained, but I understand their frustration. We live in a society that wants everything instant. Some people we know did lose power for a week or so in our region during […]

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A novel choice – a novel process

Meghan’s Choice is the novel I’m working on. Most people don’t understand that writing a novel and getting a book published is long process, one that most don’t have the patience for. I don’t know if God’s “days” were 24 hours or 24,000 years. But God is interested in process. We’re interested in circumventing or […]

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