Posts Tagged "dreams"

All the Maybes by Melanie S. Pickett

All the Maybes by Melanie S. Pickett

By on Feb 6, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

The first God-sized dream I’ve ever had was born in my heart when I was about six years old. I have other God-sized dreams now as an adult, but that very first one is still alive and well. I declared at the ripe old age of six that I’d write “the great American novel”. Now, the dream is more “great nonfiction self-help, encouragement book”. If you write,...

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What Do Writers Dream About? by Ann Kroeker

What Do Writers Dream About? by Ann Kroeker

By on Feb 1, 2017 in Blog | 3 comments

This post originally ran on Ann Kroeker’s website. We highly recommend you subscribe to Ann’s blog and check out her podcasts as well as her book On Being a Writer. She is the sharer of writing advice which is more precious than gold. You won’t be sorry you took the time to read her offerings. *** What do writers dream about? A friend asked me this...

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That Pregnant Pause of the Publishing World

That Pregnant Pause of the Publishing World

By on Feb 22, 2016 in Blog | 2 comments

I have three children, and I remember each of my pregnancies vividly. Nine long months, a few where it looked like nothing was happening, and a few where it was more than evident I was pregnant. And it never failed how at the very end I’d hear the lovely question every pregnant woman longs to hear: “Have you had that baby yet?” It was even more fun when you were...

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Writing Goals, large and small

Writing Goals, large and small

By on Sep 14, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Establishing a writing career, whether you’re writing your first novel or building up your freelance business, is all about setting goals. Goals give you purpose, establish deadlines, and help you get over the rough patches created by fear, rejection, and plain old laziness. Let’s talk about large goals first. Examples of large goals include: finish my novel by the...

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Stop Listening, Start Writing

Stop Listening, Start Writing

By on May 27, 2015 in Blog | 1 comment

I hear voices all of the time. Some are from the past or the present, and they cast their vision for my life. They tell me how I am not good enough or that I am being foolish and to stop chasing this dream of writing. Their ring leader? My own inner voice. Then again, some of these voices are trying to be helpful or rational, encouraging me to chase a comfortable,...

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