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New Year Reading Goals and Challenges

Do you set reading goals? or participate in reading challenges? Last year was the first I’d ever tried, and it didn’t quite go like I anticipated. Not only did I not read all the books I’d listed here last year on my beginning of the year goal page, I read less than I wanted to… Continue reading New Year Reading Goals and Challenges

The Write Call News · Writer's Life · Writing Encouragement

Rejection: Confession of an Aspiring Author

So I had intended to post my review of Yours Truly, Thomas this week, but God woke me up at 2:30 in the morning and wouldn’t let me go until I wrote this…and I think it will apply to everyone out there on some level. So in case you are feeling rejected, unworthy, and unwanted,… Continue reading Rejection: Confession of an Aspiring Author

Book and Writing Events · The Write Call News · Writer's Life

You’re Invited to Join the Journey

Are you interested in an author’s writing journey? Do you want to interact and be a part of that journey on a regular basis? I have created a Facebook group called Crystal’s Creative Cohorts so that I can be more interactive with you on a regular basis. While blogging and my newsletters are great, they… Continue reading You’re Invited to Join the Journey

The Write Call News · Uncategorized · Writer's Life

Writer’s Fodder: The Flooded Ohio River

Living on a river exposes many people to the challenges of rising spring waters, and this February has been no different. Many areas around the country are dealing with floods and the aftermath. Ludlow, Kentucky is one such area, which happens to be where my brother lives.         Bless his soul, not… Continue reading Writer’s Fodder: The Flooded Ohio River

Story Plotting · The Write Call News

What to Write Next?

As I approach the end of editing my first book (EEK!!) I am looking to the next book. What will I write? Will I continue with the next book in the series? Or will I write a different series I already have in mind? Or should I begin something new and completely stand-alone?    … Continue reading What to Write Next?