I get emails from Daily Writing Tips. Thought I’d start sharing them, when I remember. Here’s today: When two terms that mean the same thing are introduced in succession in a sentence, careless writers, by omitting a crucial comma, often imply that the definition of the terms is in fact distinct. Here are some […]
For anyone in the upstate New York area or close by, Christian Author Mary Connealy, from Nebraska, will be speaking at the Clifton Park/Halfmoon Library this Friday, June 28th at 10:30 a.m. She has over twenty books published and writes romantic comedy…with cowboys. If your schedule permits, please come by and support her!
I recently submitted a chapter to be critiqued by members. I have seen where an author then revises the chapter and lists it under another listing. I thought that confusing, since I didn’t pay attention to the date of the first attempt…When I submitted the suggested corrections, I added it as a response to my […]
If anyone is looking for a great Christian Writer’s Conference, look into Write-to-Publish Conference. I went earlier this month and there were over 5 agents, a number of publishers, and a number of acquisition editors from several Christian Publishing houses and quite a few magazines represented. The classes were great and there was 5 or […]
I never met Lee Hough, a top agent at Alive Comuunications, but my agent, Chip MacGregor, knows him well. Chip’s touching farewell to Lee is here: http://www.chipmacgregor.com/blog/current-affairs/heres-to-one-of-the-good-guys-in-the-business/#disqus_thread Many (make that most) times we don’t understand why God allows the things he does. We just have to trust he knows what he’s doing..
My apocalypse-with-a-twist thriller Heading Home now has a new name, and a new cover, designed to reach the people it was intended to in the first place. It always was meant as crossover story–the kind of thing a Christian man could give to his non-saved buddy–and now I think it really is. My pal […]
Big news! My apocalypse-with-a-twist thriller Heading Home now has a new name, and a new cover! It always was meant as crossover story–the kind of thing a Christian man could give to his non-saved buddy–and now I think it really is. My pal Jeff Gerke, head dog at the superlative spec-fic house Marcher Lord […]
Since April, I have contacted dozens of literary agencies about representing my 130K-word historical/investigative book, “Mormonism: The Biggest Fraud in American History.” To date, none have expressed interest, which has been a surprise, frankly, so I thought I’d join here to see if anyone can recommend an experienced and trustworthy literary agent who is seeking […]
I’ve been really busy this whole year building my platform and writing the book God assigned me. I’d almost forgotten about you guys at Christian Writers until I started looking around last week for free (or nearly free) helps to improve my writing quality. Here’s the problem, I don’t do fiction. I write […]