Posts Tagged "Writing"

Lessons from Moving Office by Ann Byle

Lessons from Moving Office by Ann Byle

By on Apr 19, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

This post originally ran on Ann Byle’s blog. You may find the original post here.  ~*~ I recently inherited a bedroom left vacant by Kid 3, who took Kid 1’s bedroom when she moved into an apartment. This empty bedroom has become my new office. It was no easy task to move a decade’s worth of stuff from my small office on the main floor to this vast expanse on...

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Cancer: My Inciting Incident by Karin Beery

Cancer: My Inciting Incident by Karin Beery

By on Apr 17, 2017 in Blog | 3 comments

A lover of all things fiction, I spent my childhood reading and writing. After getting a degree in English, however, books had lost much of their appeal, and it never occurred to me to write again. Instead, I pursued a career in hospitality. Then my husband was diagnosed with cancer. We’d been married less than a year. We were still figuring out how to function as a...

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Call for Submissions: Why I Write

Call for Submissions: Why I Write

By on Mar 31, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

We spend a lot of time talking about the hows and whats of writing. But how about we talk about the why for a change? Why do you write? Does it stem from some childhood experience or is it something that you felt blossom later on? Did someone challenge you to give it a go? Is it something you started for yourself? For a friend? For God? Whatever it is, we want to...

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3 ways being a reporter has changed my writing, by Rachel Watson

3 ways being a reporter has changed my writing, by Rachel Watson

By on Mar 20, 2017 in Blog | 4 comments

I first began to write fiction, making up stories at age 7. Then I started writing poetry around age 12. In college, I studied journalism and worked as a student reporter. Post-college, I’ve published fiction, poetry, blog posts and essays. And I did a brief stint as a marketing writer. In October, I started a new venture: working as a business reporter. I’ve...

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Living InWords by Jamie Brummel

Living InWords by Jamie Brummel

By on Mar 15, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

It’s taken me a long time to get here. “Here” being a regular at this blogging thing. It’s been a process, a journey, a wrestling match with God. But the thing that kept popping to the surface, like a beach ball held under water too long, was my passion for words, the Word, and connecting with people. The beach ball was inflated, you could say, when I was in fifth...

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