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Category Archives: Encouragement to Writers
I feel weak sometimes. No, I feel weak a lot. I wasn’t always like this. For many years, I felt strong and confident. As it turns out, it was an illusion. I was like the Emperor in that Hans Christian Anderson story, “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” He isn’t wearing anything but, blinded by pride, he doesn’t see it. Now I do see it, and it’s made me aware of my weakness on a regular basis. … READ MORE
My 5th novel for Revell, The Discovery, released at the beginning of this month. As a writer, that’s always an exciting time, but also one that can make you nervous. You spend hours and hours alone, writing for months, crafting this book. You know what you hope readers will get out of it, hope your editor will like it, but also wonder if you’ll miss the mark entirely. Maybe the book will bomb. People will … READ MORE
I’m aware that a number of people who read my blog are writers, some published, some who are not. I share the following hopefully to encourage fellow writers, especially those struggling through a season of discouragement. I’d like to offer a reminder that there is One who sees all we do and all that we write, and this One has a different way of measuring its value. I remember a worship song a few years … READ MORE