Writing Proposals: An Encouragement

The first time I was asked to write a proposal for a writing project, I had no idea what the person was talking about. A few hours of research later and I still wasn’t sure what exactly I was supposed to produce. Various agency websites had proposal templates, blog posts about proposal formats, blog posts…

Rend Collective and Rescuer

Cages. Bars. Chains. Pits. In which are you held captive? Or, in which were you held before Jesus came and rescued you? We’re all addicted to something. Some of the things are legal and others are illegal. They are all ways in which we are enslaved. Satan can use any habit or substance we value…

ACFW Conference 2018

Chapters, synopsis, one sheets, edited and printed. Folders organized. Business cards created. Outfits chosen and packed. Roommates found, and car loaded. I set off for Kokomo at 4 am to meet up with Abbey Downey for the drive to Nashville. I had my Bible, my water, my chocolate, my audiobook, and my expectations in the…

Hurry Up and Wait

Our family dog, Ziva, is a Boerboel or South African Mastiff. She is huge! Many times, she is patient—she sits or lies patiently beside me while I type away at my computer. But when she needs something—food, potty break, attention—she is NOT patient. She becomes a humongous writhing mass of paws, tongue and tan body….