More on voice

Does anyone else have this problem? I find myself all over the place when it comes to writing. Today I wrote an article on True Confidence. Day before yesterday I wrote a short story. I seem to be doing anything but editing my novel. Yes, I am still writing, and I suppose that is a… Continue reading More on voice

Self-published books as Christmas presents?

Did you know that The Shack started out being self-published? Read about it in http://www.christianwritingtoday.com/the-shack-self-published-to-15-million-copies-sold/. Apparently the author,William Paul Young, gave away fifteen photo copies of the book as Christmas gifts. His readers loved the story and passed it on. But he could not find a publisher who was interested in his work, so he decided to self publish.… Continue reading Self-published books as Christmas presents?

Paint what you see

Yesterday I saw the sky, strikingly blue, behind a row of dark evergreens and a bright yellow-orange poplar. As usual, I wanted to imprint the scene in my memory and paint it. There is something inside me that desires to capture and hold beauty. As I looked at the intensity of the colors and the… Continue reading Paint what you see