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Education + Contacts + Beauty = A+ Writers Conference!

Tweet Here we are at Mount Hermon’s fabulous Writers Conference.  So many wonderful memories. (Of course, I got a head start.  From the time I was 4 until I was 16, I spent every birthday at Mount Hermon.  The highlight of the best … Continue reading

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Psssst… Want to Get Published?

Tweet “You’re a writer? Really? So, how did you get your start?” I cannot tell you how many times I’ve been asked that question. Fortunately, I have a ready answer: “I went to a good writers conference!” When I first … Continue reading

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Writer? See you at the Mount Hermon Conference!

Tweet Yesterday we took down our Christmas tree and I packed away all the Christmas stuff.  Every year I delay and delay that chore because I hate to see the Christmas season go.  But time moves on and so must I.  Hey, it’s … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Painful Rejection

Tweet rejec′tion slip` n. a  notification  of  rejection  attached  by  a  publisher  to  a  manuscript  before  returning  the  work  to  its  author. This definition is for your sake, not mine.  I already know way too much about rejection slips.  When I … Continue reading

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Let’s Eat Grandma – Guest Post Kathy Ide

Tweet LET’S EAT GRANDMA: The Importance of Proofreading  by Kathy Ide              Have you seen the plaques and T-shirts that say: Let’s Eat Grandma. Let’s Eat, Grandma. Commas Save Lives. I love that! It shows how one tiny bit of … Continue reading

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45th Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference

Tweet “So, how did you get your start as a writer?” I can’t tell you many times I’ve been asked that question. No problem. I have a ready answer.  I say,  “I went to a great writers conference!” When I … Continue reading

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Liberty and Justice for All?

Tweet Several years ago, I was teaching a class for beginning writers at the Mount Hermon Christian Writers conference.  An English teacher in an inner city LA high school had brought half a dozen of her star pupils.  Three of them were in my … Continue reading

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What Kind of Writing Matters?

Tweet This has been a busy week, what with writing up a description of a Major Morning class for Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference 2014 and all.  I know, I know.  Easter next year seems hopelessly far away.  But weeks keep passing.  … Continue reading

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To Be a Christian Writer

Tweet I came across a popular article online entitled How to Be a Christian Writer. I couldn’t pass by without reading it. It began: “Christian books have become popular bestsellers among mainstream fiction. Their positive approach, uplifting solutions and message … Continue reading

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Focus!

Tweet I received an article manuscript from a woman who wanted to perfect it before the Mount Hermon conference.  It was about, well, I’m not sure what. Her life.  Her family.  Her religious convictions.  The state of our country, and … Continue reading

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