Editing became a normal part of my life when I went to college. As a writer, I’m used to people dissecting my work. So what happens when I start taking the red pen to my manuscript? I discovered something surprising. Read more.
What’s the one thing you love doing so much that you have a hard time understanding how other people can’t like it? That was one of the questions in Jon Acuff’s new book Quitter. The question made me stop for second. Not because I didn’t know what it was but because I wanted to make … Continue reading
“And so my prayer is that your story will have involved some leaving and some coming home, some summer and some winter, some roses blooming out like children in a play. My hope is your story will be about changing, about getting something beautiful born inside of you about learning to love a woman or … Continue reading
“The Bible makes it clear that every time that there is a story of faith, it is completely original. God’s creative genius is endless.” — Eugene H. Peterson Sometimes, I want to sit back and marvel at the way God orchestrates things. Usually, this is when I’m on a mountaintop, reveling in the joy of accomplishment. … Continue reading
When it comes to character development, there’s usually a lot of pain involved. You don’t grow without being stretched through uncomfortable situations and choosing to rise up to the challenge. There comes a point when the character must decide that instead of some random character, they are going to be the hero and do whatever … Continue reading