WIP Update: The Dream (Update #9) + Big News!

After 1 and 3/4 years, I finally finished writing The Dream (The Ballad of Emery Brooks, #3). For a much more detailed recap, click to read the hot mess journey I’ve taken over the past two months to get there! 😛

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WordTracker App Review

Have you tried the IOS app, Word Tracker, for keeping track of your writing progress? If not, you’re missing out! Check out my in-depth review of the app, and why I think it’s a must-have for new and seasoned writers!

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WIP Update: The Dream (Update #8)

Y’all… this book feels like it’s taken two decades to write, despite it being almost a year and a half… But, don’t let this pessimistic headline fool you. Things have been looking up on The Dream since we last met about it back in May… I’m just being my usual stress-ball self. So, did I […]

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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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