Posts Tagged "Tracy Groot"

What Imagination Does by Tracy Groot

What Imagination Does by Tracy Groot

By on Apr 5, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

Susie had a terrific prompt for a blog post: “What was the inciting incident in your life that convinced you to pick up a pen and start writing?” I wanted to write since I was 8, and did, here and there in knockabout fashion, gaining experience if not solid purpose—until the Inciting Incident in my mid-twenties. My father-in-law told me his story of growing up in...

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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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The Classics by Tracy Groot

The Classics by Tracy Groot

By on Sep 19, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Not only is Tracy Groot an award winning author, she is also one of the reasons we have Breathe! She’s a founding member and an essential part of what makes our conference rich and inspiring. At this year’s conference, she’ll lead a breakout session titled The Triquetra: Character, Plot, and Voice. She’s also leading a lunch forum called On...

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R & R: Part Two by Tracy Groot

R & R: Part Two by Tracy Groot

By on Aug 31, 2016 in Blog | 3 comments

Hi. Tracy here again. What does Rest and Refuel look like for a writer? How do we let the ground lie fallow in order to restore it? (And doesn’t it say something about our culture that we need advice on how to rest?) Recently when I wondered aloud if it was time for me to go back to writing, my husband said: “Trace, I know you. You write from joy and from reserves....

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