Why Writers Should Watch Movies

Movies normally get a bad rep in the Book Community, but here’s why I, as an author, appreciate the educational storytelling value of a good movie.

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Guest Post From Author M. Liz Boyle: Intermittent Fasting for Authors: When to Set the Pen Aside

Good mental and spiritual health plays a vital role in surviving, and thriving, as an author. How can we as Christian authors intentionally prioritize God over the many aspects of publishing books? My friend and fellow author M. Liz Boyle is here today to discuss how periodic fasting can help Christian authors stay focused on the One we’re writing for.

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My Fourth Year as a Published Author

What have I learned in my fourth year of indie publishing? Check out these three, slightly unorthodox lessons, and a discount deal you won’t want to miss!

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How To Write Realistic Christian Characters

Writing Christian characters can be a difficult concept to grasp. How can we make them realistic while not crossing the line into too legalistic, or too edgy? Join me in learning how we can craft believable Christian characters who are realistically flawed and still lead the reader on a Christ-centered journey.

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How to Give Your Writing an Emotional Punch

Do you have a hard time crafting palpable emotions for your characters? Check out today’s post where I reveal my top tips for writing scenes that will take your readers on an emotional roller coaster.

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What I’ve Learned About Storytelling from The Help

The Help by Kathryn Stockett is not only a modern classic, but a piece of literature as important to American history as Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. With so much merit, what can The Help teach us about storytelling? Check out the top three lessons I’ve learned about writing from my favorite historical fiction novel.

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