From Inspiration to Implementation
One of the true blessings of being a son or daughter of God is to experience receiving inspiration through revelation from God’s Spirit. At these times, the Holy Spirit deposits the thoughts of His mind directly into our spirit. We recognize these deposits from heaven as gifts wrapped in unconditional…Read More
The Demonstration Draft is Your Test Drive
The process of developing this draft is filled with both anxiety and excitement. Indeed, people will be reading your book for the first time. If you prepare yourself well for this experience, you will gain valuable insights. By skipping this process, you may miss the opportunity to hit the home run you are looking for.Read More
Seek to Write from Peace Beyond Understanding
Jesus is quick to respond to our cries for His presence when we open ourselves up to receiving Him as He wants to be known. Jesus does not come in response to our agenda. He comes to show us His.Read More
The Development Draft is Where the Writing Truly Begins
During the development draft, you will truly begin to write. Webster’s dictionary defines writing as the “process of literary composition.” Now that you have expressed your thoughts as words on paper, you can begin to compose, or craft, your message. In the development draft, you will begin the process of revision. This is the real work of writing.Read More
Abiding Prayer – Psalm 40
O Papa, help me to proclaim Your goodness and faithfulness to the world around me. Grant me boldness to talk openly of the mystery of Your plan to reach down to Earth and lift Your children up into the heavenly realm with You.Read More
Write the Discovery Draft to Know What You Know
The secret to writing a good Discovery Draft is found in the name of the draft itself. Writing this draft lets you discover what you really have to say about a topic. You won’t really know what you know until you begin to write it down.Read More
The Five Essential Drafts for Writing Well
Most of us began our serious writing instruction in junior high school. As we grew older, the papers grew longer, yet the process of writing them did not change. You probably followed this traditional academic model: write a rough draft, read through it once, make changes, write the final draft, turn it in, and receive a grade.
One of the biggest challenges facing adult writers is this: Now that you are setting out to write your book, you will first have to unlearn the way you were taught to write in school.Read More
Writing as an Act of Worship
Writing, by nature, is a solitary endeavor; it can become difficult to continually pursue alone. As I offer my writing to Him as an act of worship, I partner with the community of the Godhead and find myself present with Him, writing what He puts on my heart.Read More
How to Build a Solid Foundation for a Writing Project
Initially, an idea for a project can get you off the starting line, but an idea alone will not carry you to the finish line. Without preparation, determination, and an open-minded attitude of self discovery, you may find yourself losing your momentum and stagnating, possibly even giving up.Read More
What is Available to Me at This Time?
“The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace, Because he trusts in You.” Isaiah 26:3 NASB Our lives are divided into seasons, like the chapters of a book. Each season can be defined by a specific work of God intended to bring growth into our lives. Some seasons…Read More
Do You Have These Platform Mindsets?
A platform is a base of people who are interested in your writing. These are people who read your writing for a reason and look forward to your next post. They are in relationship with you because you offer insight that they value. Often people think that building a platform…Read More