There are multiple words I search for and delete from my writing as much as possible, during my editing process. Here are my Top 10 There are certainly way more than 10, but it depends on your writing style, how long you’ve been writing, and to some degree, your opinion in the matter 🙂 … More 10 words to eliminate from your manuscript
I have quite a few favorite holiday songs, more than 5, but the ones I most love to just hum to and sing constantly would be: #1 O come O come Emmanuel: Versions that are slow and almost haunting are the best! #2 Carol of the bells. Literally ANY version I love this song so … More My top 5 favorite Christmas songs. What are yours?
Here are 5 New Releases in Christian Fiction that you’ll want to check out! The following books were released in September and October of 2016 #1 A Time to Rise: #3 in the Out of Time series by Nadine Brandes Release Date: October 14th, 2016 Synopsis: What more can you sacrifice than your life? Parvin … More 5 New Releases you’ll want to check out
Writerly(/reader?) Debate #3: Ebooks or paperbacks For a long time, I just could not get into the idea of having an e-reader. I thought it was dumb, and a waste of money. Then I was gifted a Kindle and I have never looked back. Well, maybe a little. Sometimes. Reasons why people love paperbacks Because they … More 5 reasons why I love my ebooks: Writerly Debate #3
Writerly Debate #2: To write chronologically or not When I say, ‘not chronologically,” I don’t mean writing in a disheveled illogical order on purpose and then sending that off to publishing. (I have read stories like that long ago and they were fascinating! Now that takes insane talent. What I mean by writing chronologically v. … More 5 reasons why I do NOT write chronologically.
Writerly Debate #1: To read or not to read This should not be a debate, but somehow, it has turned into one. Reading, to me, is essential if you are a writer. If you are not a writer, reading is STILL essential. People who do not read are missing out on beautiful, inspirational, magical worlds. … More 5 Reasons why writers should read
What is the one thing that grinds your nerves when you’re reading books? For some, it’s insta-love. For others it’s prologues. The characters are all perfect and beautiful. The writing style, bad grammar, info-dumping, killing off characters. Here are 5 of my bookish pet peeves EPILOGUES Most of the time, Epilogues are pointless, 1 … More 5 Bookish pet peeves
I have posted songs that have inspired me in the past, specifically songs that inspired me while I sat writing my first MS. While only a few hit me in the face like a blast of cold air, literally stopping me in my tracks, letting me know that ‘this’ song is meant to be associated … More My Book playlist: Music Monday
This interesting book blog tag was created by Emily over at Embulhee liest, and Shivii @browneyedmusings. I thought I’d try it out. Let’s see…how many questions does it take to analyze one’s bookshelf? Get in shape – name a book that doesn’t quite fit on your shelf correctly This is one of my husband’s books. This … More New Year’s Resolutions Book tag