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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Energy…the better-than-caffeine kind

by Melissa Tagg Marketing. I think a lot of writers hear the word and do a little scary-movie shudder. Or maybe a full-on horror-flick scream. Me, not so much because a) I’m more of a nervous laugher than screamer and … Continue reading

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Life With Lily Recipes

On yesterday’s blog, Suzanne Woods Fisher talked about how the Life with Lily series came about. She mentioned some mouth-watering recipes that we thought would be fun to share. Mama’s Pumpkin Pie 1 1/2 cup pumpkin 1 1/2 cup white … Continue reading

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Life with Lily

By Suzanne Woods Fisher “Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.” Amish proverb I’ve often heard that there is no better childhood than an Amish one. Mary Ann Kinsinger had such a childhood. She was raised in … Continue reading

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Inviting God In

by Becky Wade “Work, work from early till late. In fact, I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.” -Martin Luther Every time I sit down to work on my novel, I’m … Continue reading

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More of Allen Arnold, Part 2

If you enjoyed learning about former Thomas Nelson fiction editor Allen Arnold in the October issue of ACFW Journal, here is the second of two blogs that contain more information from that interview. In this segment, reporter Christa Allan and … Continue reading

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More of Allen Arnold, Part 1

If you enjoyed learning about former Thomas Nelson fiction editor Allen Arnold in the October issue of ACFW Journal, here is the first of two blogs that contain more information from that interview. In this segment, reporter Christa Allan and … Continue reading

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Four Spies that Every Writer Needs and Why

by Sandra Orchard “Spies?” you say. “But I don’t write suspense.” I’m talking about spies that will give you the inside scoop on the things you don’t know, and on the things that you don’t know that you don’t know. … Continue reading

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Writing the Author Bio

by Laurie Alice Eakes One thing authors are often asked to create is an author bio anywhere from 50 words, to 150 words. We need to introduce ourselves to a new listserve. We need to place one in proposals to … Continue reading

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