Posts Tagged "creativity"

3 Writing Fears by Pete Ford

3 Writing Fears by Pete Ford

By on Mar 10, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Each time I put my fingers to the keyboard to write fiction, I blank. Joe, Bob, Sarah, and Emily are the only character names I can think of. The settings are limited to children playing in a neighborhood or post-apocalyptic government conspiracy, for a short story or novel, respectively. The only lines that come to mind are copied straight out of my favorite...

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God Often Assigns us Work in Pairs By: Shannon Popkin (with Janyre Tromp)

God Often Assigns us Work in Pairs By: Shannon Popkin (with Janyre Tromp)

By on Feb 10, 2017 in Blog | 5 comments

Because of my blended awe and fear response toward editors, I usually kept my distance. So when the editor for my newly acquired book invited me to join her writer’s group, I had a newly blended response of shock and thrill!   Janyre and I connected easily as we chatted over coffee, interacted about my book, and met up with the other Grinklings (our writer’s group)....

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Create to Connect / Connect to Create by Elizabeth Ivy Hawkins

Create to Connect / Connect to Create by Elizabeth Ivy Hawkins

By on Jan 30, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

The Breathe Writer’s Committee is happy to announce our theme for 2017.  Create to Connect/Connect to Create.   We affirm that creativity is a spiritual practice, that God is Creator, and our path is to use our talent to connect with God and then to connect with each other in kingdom building. What is deepest in us, the God-Wisdom that is placed into our hearts...

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From My Least to God’s Complete – Jamie Brummel’s Breathe Story

From My Least to God’s Complete – Jamie Brummel’s Breathe Story

By on Jan 11, 2017 in Blog | 4 comments

Vacation. An annual retreat. Favorite holidays and anniversaries. There are just certain dates on the calendar you look forward to every year, and the second weekend in October is one of mine. Breathe Christian Writers Conference reminds me that I am not alone in the difficult ministry of writing. I have a tribe out there who understands how challenging the work is...

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What Julia Child can teach us about starting a new life (and simmering brains) by Jessie Clemence

What Julia Child can teach us about starting a new life (and simmering brains) by Jessie Clemence

By on Dec 28, 2016 in Blog | 3 comments

This post originally ran on Jessie Clemence’s blog. Visit her website for more delightful content!  ~*~ I’ve been slowly making my way through My Life in France, by Julia Child and Alex Preud’homme. (If you’ve seen  the movie Julie & Julia, you have a good idea of the book.)  Julia and her Alex, her nephew-in-law, went back through old letters and memories...

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