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
Just like every Bibliophile, I have a TBR pile that can fill a library… and quite literally it does. My basement has no less than 10 bookcases packed tight. Of course I’ve read about a fourth… maybe more like a fifth of them. So there are plenty waiting to be read. These are the books… Continue reading Top Ten Books On My TBR Pile
I’ve got some big news to share… three things in fact! Check it out! #amwriting
Life is a little crazy right now, so for kicks, I just thought I’d share some of my favorite writing memes. Enjoy and have a peek into a writer’s life! And as a bonus, my favorite of all time. I seriously just want to make this into a poster and hang it on my wall.
As a writer, it is inevitable that life will interrupt. Whether it be piles of laundry and your kids reminding you they had to wear the same pair of underwear three times this week (hasn’t happened yet this month, but we’ve come close), or it being something more dramatic. For me, it has been the… Continue reading When Life Interrupts
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
Often times for Christian authors writing for the CBA market look at the story’s spiritual elements and character spiritual arcs. As I was reading one of my critique partners stories, she worried about what message God was trying to give her story. Her characters didn’t have any of the normal spiritual strengths she was used… Continue reading God’s Still, Small Voice