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The Broken Pieces blog tour continues with this awesome guest post by Melissa Chan, owner of Literary Book Gifts!
I have some incredible news. My first ever novella is finally up on Amazon for pre-order.
To celebrate, me and a few writer friends are going to be having a book launch tour. On it, you’ll find book spotlights and book reviews where you can hear all about Broken Pieces. Welcome to the first stop. :D
And at the end, I’ll be hosting an amazing giveaway!
Today Katelyn Buxton; Indie-Author, blogger, former archer, and all around awesome gal, is going to share some of the pitfalls she’s seen writers fall into while writing about archery, and ways that we can write about this topic more authentically.
How I Researched for Beyond Her Calling by Kellyn Roth
One of the things so prevalent in our broken world (and that should be more prevalent in our fictional worlds) is sickness. I should know, I’ve spent the last three years chronically ill, to the point where I almost died. (Thankfully I’m on the mend now.) - Sara Willoughby
You have to let your MC be a little villainous, as all people are.
As the leading cause of death in the United States, many people have sadly had very personal experience with heart attacks.
Writers and readers alike can get a lot of benefit from stories that include information about them.
However, there is a risk in using allegories in writing, especially if those allegories are supposedly Biblically based. This danger was introduced to me in the form of a question: "How can I make my allegorical representation of God unique from other's representations of Him?"
Hypothermia is one of the more serious conditions a person can endure without being injured first. It is really easy to develop, has a serious potential for fatality, and is actually surprisingly easy to bounce back from when caught in time. All of this makes it a great way to add conflict to our stories.
Last year I had the opportunity to submit a post to Kingdom Pen Magazine and get accepted for publication. This process took me through a round of edits on my post that I learned so much from. In this post I share both the original version of my post and the edited version along with the things I learned from that process.
If you or someone you know is suffering from chronic illness, read on to see how you can participate as my friend Sara shares all about it.
Everyone has a favorite Bible verse. It’s the special verse they turn to when they’re having a particularly trying day. Mine is actually a string of verses.
Reading about the Bible can be a dangerous endeavor. Not reading the actual Bible, which is the inspired Word of God, but reading other people's thoughts on the stories and topics found in the Bible.
This week another great blog comes to life here on the web, and I have the privilege of getting to introduce it along with its awesome authors.
In my last post, I talked about a series I planned where I would cover those tricky human emotions that have such a negative stigma in the church.
This weak we're focusing on fear.
I know this post is going up at a weird time, but a friend from YWW asked for help launching her new blog.
And since it also is focused on growing spiritually I thought that this was just the audience to introduce her to. :)
It may surprise you to learn that I no longer think that anger, on its own, is a sin.
New Years resolutions.
We've all had one. A promise to ourselves to be a better, nicer, healthier or more financially responsible person during the coming year than we were the year before.
And yet, a couple of Christmases ago I began to wonder…
What about the rest of Jesus’ life?
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I am super excited to get to post the second entry in Journeys today. And it's doubly exciting to announce that the author of todays post is none other than MaryLu Tyndall.
Mrs. Tyndall is the bestselling author of the Legacy of the King's Pirates series (and others) and a huge fan of all things buccaneer.
Journeys is a blog dedicated to the stories of writers.
If you would like to contact me about possibly guest posting on my blog "Journeys" you can through the contact page. But be sure to head to the "About" page and read my guest post policy first. Thanks!
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