Tag Archives: AmWriting

God’s Plan, My Steps

I had a plan for my coaching class at a recent writers’ conference. The safe route would be best. I determined to share the first chapter of my current work in progress, a nonfiction Christian living book about living without … Continue reading

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The Road to Hell Might Have Switchbacks

Susy Flory posted this great Memoir Starter for her Everything Memoir group: “Summer entices families and friends to hit the road to faraway destinations. Sometimes road trips are fabulous adventures, and sometimes they turn into uncomfortable or awkward situations we’d … Continue reading

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The Detour Dilemma

I’m looking at a weird detour sign in my writing life. Not sure if it’s a detour worth taking, or one I should just ignore. It might even really be a caution sign. I’m not sure. I write memoir, nonfiction, … Continue reading

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Sam Hall and Jesus

Johnny Cash is and always will be my number one favorite male singer. The next nine spots on my top ten list move around depending on my mood, but the Man in Black will forever be the master in my … Continue reading

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I Predict

I’ve submitted my memoir manuscript to three publishers so far with four more planned I predict that each one will absolutely love it and offer me a contract or they will hate it and send me a form rejection email … Continue reading

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A Nonet

It is day ten of NaPoWriMo And I am trying a new type of short form poetry — the nonet — the first line is nine syllables, then line two is eight and so on down to one

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