Posts Tagged "Connect to Create"

How to Find Your Writing Tribe by Julie Cantrell

How to Find Your Writing Tribe by Julie Cantrell

By on Nov 17, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Many of you remember Julie Cantrell from Breathe a few years ago. She offered us such encouragement and inspiration as our keynote speaker. This month sees the release of her fourth novel, Perennials.  *** Writing can be an isolating career, but by finding at least one trusted partner, novelists can help fuel one another’s creative spirits, offer moral and...

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Pursuing a Holy Nudge by Carol Graft

Pursuing a Holy Nudge by Carol Graft

By on Nov 15, 2017 in Blog | 4 comments

I know they say that if you write, in any form, then you are a writer. But it’s easy for me to feel disconnected from the title ‘writer’. I write, sure, “teachings”, for Sunday, or little 3 minute things on prayer, communion etc. Or a few times speaking/ teaching at small conferences, or teaching a workshop. But writing…like sit down with pen and legal pad, my...

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Learning to Enjoy the Slow Lane by Patricia Alderman

Learning to Enjoy the Slow Lane by Patricia Alderman

By on Nov 13, 2017 in Blog | 4 comments

Walking into the auditorium at the Breathe Christian Writers Conference, words like “imposter” and “wannabe” floated through my mind. I took a deep breath, pushed the rude comments aside, and found a seat near the front. Not as much to be closer to the speakers, as to avoid the distraction of seeing all the other people – all the writers – in the same room. In...

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Communicating the Message by Patricia Robertson

Communicating the Message by Patricia Robertson

By on Nov 8, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

I arrived at Breathe, out of breath and late because of being routed to the wrong 3000 Leonard Street by On-Star. As the minutes had ticked by and I grew later and later, I had prayed that I would receive from the conference what God intended me to receive. Writing conferences can be mixed blessings. I love all of the great in-put and making connections, but often I...

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Kindness when Feeling Lost by Annette Vellenga

Kindness when Feeling Lost by Annette Vellenga

By on Nov 1, 2017 in Blog | 7 comments

This was my first year attending Breathe and I have to admit, having a cold and being tired set me up for failure. I sat listening to people and started wondering, why did I come? By the time the second day came around, second workshop, I admittedly was a wreck. Feeling demoralized and really really out of sorts I was in tears. Oh my, I’m mortified now...

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