Posts Tagged "Writing"

Top Ten Reasons to Attend a Writer’s Conference by Jocelyn Green

Top Ten Reasons to Attend a Writer’s Conference by Jocelyn Green

By on Aug 18, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

Whenever writers/ aspiring authors ask me what they can be doing right now to achieve their goals, one ofthe things I tell them is to attend every writers conference they can afford (assuming the conference is high quality). Actually, attending writers conferences is also wonderful for published authors. I know times are tight, and writers are not wealthy people as...

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The Tenacity of a Writer by Melanie S. Pickett

The Tenacity of a Writer by Melanie S. Pickett

By on Aug 16, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

The definition of “perseverance” is “steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.” (Dictionary.com) The synonyms for the same word are “tenacity,” “determination,” and “staying power.” If you want to be a writer, one thing I know for sure is that perseverance tops the list of qualities you’ll need to possess. Almost none of us...

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It’s Through Connections by Zina Hermez

It’s Through Connections by Zina Hermez

By on Aug 11, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

My career as a writer began when I sought after learning from professionals. I joined an online group called Fellowship of Christian Writers where I met authors who mentored me. Through friendly emails, classes, webinars, and a lot of self- study, I’ve been encouraged to write. I believe God puts people in our lives at the right time for His purposes. Nothing...

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Keep On by Sherry Taylor Cummins

Keep On by Sherry Taylor Cummins

By on Jul 26, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

“Sit with us Sherry!” At a 3000-person conference luncheon, it felt good to be invited. Tempted, I thanked my friends and begged off to sit where I didn’t know anyone! Conversation was easy and soon, Lisa from Cvent, mentioned the event management software company’s need for hospitality blog writers. “I’m a writer!” I said. She seemed interested and took my card....

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Fists Unclenched by Lisa Van Engen

Fists Unclenched by Lisa Van Engen

By on Jun 14, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

When we clench our fists, we live small. I so often in writing hold tight to my uncertainty. The early rejections were so difficult to bounce back from. Blogging was so public. Social media was overwhelming. I never felt good enough to collaborate. Publication felt utterly elusive. Comparison inched into my thoughts. As a writer, if I could even call myself that, I...

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