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Homeschooled Students Get Career Help

by Susan K. Beatty Are you a Christian homeschooled teen or young adult who dreams of writing as a career? Do you wonder what it would be like to meet best-selling authors, agents, and publishers in person? I’d like to introduce you to Kara Swanson, a recent...

Writing a Captivating True Story

by Jan Kern What draws you into a nonfiction book or article and keeps you captivated? Many readers find  themselves drawn in through story. Why Story? A few years ago, Diane Turbide, an editor at Penguin Publishing, said: People nowadays are assailed on all fronts....

Four Ways Money Can Add Depth to Your World

by Chris Morris Many novels hardly even mention currency in the story. And most characters never run out of money or supplies … unless it’s a convenient plot point. But a creative author can use money as a way to introduce the intricacies of the world that is...

The Psalmist Had a Day Job

by Cynthia Ruchti For every writer who slogged through a day where interruptions outnumbered hours spent writing… For every novelist who left a hero in deep distress because the family car needed its oil changed or the substitute teacher position turned into a...
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