Posts Tagged "Writing"

An Unexpected Truth by Christine Bierma

An Unexpected Truth by Christine Bierma

By on Oct 18, 2017 in Blog | 6 comments

I didn’t even pull out my new journal, although I did grab a handful of Dove chocolates and a cup of coffee as I sat down for the session. The middle of day two, I was reaching my saturation point and my expectations were low, never heard of this guy, Perini anyhow. The Breathe intern was perfect. I could have eaten her with a spoon. I loved no one more than...

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Connecting Online by Cathy Rueter

Connecting Online by Cathy Rueter

By on Sep 8, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Seven chapters as of this writing; eight if you count the handwritten one gone missing. Three years and more than 12,000 words. Great progress! I’m joking. It was abysmal momentum until recently when I discovered a secret weapon. The timeline went something like this: Year one – Fiddled with an idea. Came up with all kinds of busy to keep from actually writing. Year...

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Why Historical Fiction? by Pegg Thomas

Why Historical Fiction? by Pegg Thomas

By on Aug 28, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

I can’t tell you how many people roll their eyes and scrunch up their nose when I say that I write historical fiction. If they’re women, I usually ask if they enjoyed the TV drama Downton Abbey.  After a resounding yes, I’ll mildly put forth that Downton Abbey is a work of historical fiction. Their resulting expression can range from gob-smacked to skeptical, but...

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The Three Strand Cord of Connection by Breathe Hospitality Coordinator Denise Vredevoogd

The Three Strand Cord of Connection by Breathe Hospitality Coordinator Denise Vredevoogd

By on Aug 23, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

Here’s a little peek into the planning process for the Breathe Christian Writers Conference.  Typed at the top of our agenda sheet for July’s committee meeting was the Bible verse that supports our theme this year. Then at our first meeting in August, our leader read the same verse from The Message version of the Bible, focusing on our purpose as a team. At every...

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