Monthly Archives: April 2018

DIVINE APPOINTMENT

My family and I made the 4-hour trip to St. Louis last Friday because we wanted to see my son Reuben. My friend Jeremiah made the trip with us because he wanted to attend Preview Day at Covenant Theological Seminary. … Continue reading

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WRITE REAL LIFE

Tip for writers: Incorporate real life places and events into your fiction. The youngest and I were zooming south down Highway 51 at 70 mph Tuesday afternoon, on our way to Dyersburg for music practice.¬†We flashed past something that looked … Continue reading

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CREATIVE EXPLETIVES

(Or, “How to Feel Like You are Swearing Like a Sailor when Your Mama’s an English Major”) “I’m so mad I could spit!” My mama isn’t the swearing kind. She doesn’t spit, either. If she uses a word like “spit,” … Continue reading

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GOOD ADVICE, NOT JUST FOR WRITERS

I’ve written a couple of times in the past few months about my efforts to implement tips recommended by the pros to improve my writing. Today, I want to continue that conversation. In Wordsmithy: Hot Tips for the Writing Life, … Continue reading

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