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WHY YOU MIGHT NOT GROW AS A WRITER By Jeff B Miller   I skied for three days last week in Colorado. I was excited to do this, because when I was 18 I skied three days in Colorado and grew exponentially in my ability. That was 33 years ago, and since then, I have …

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Anatomy of a Christian Self-Help Book    Hannah Lee Kidder at Self-publishingschool.com has done a thorough job explaining how to write a self-help book. The fact of the matter is writing a Christian self-help book is not much different. I don’t intend to be as thorough as Kidder, so her article is worth your time, …

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How To Love Life As A Christian (Writer)   I Love Life   I can’t help it. I love life. My (beautiful) wife tells me I was born with the theme song: “Always Look On the Bright Side of Life.”    Saturday was my 50th birthday and I told someone that I hoped to live …

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 Want to see the coolest Bible verse for Christian Writers? Here it is:    1 I will take my stand at my watchpost     and station myself on the tower, and look out to see what he will say to me,     and what I will answer concerning my complaint. 2 And the …

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by Jeff Miller, Owner and Principle Writer   Years ago the church I was pastoring leased a building and undertook a large renovation project that involved hiring an interior designer to help with a plan for cosmetics. She designed colors and textures for the spaces based on some preliminary questions we answered about our culture …

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How did this happen? How did I end up ghostwriting for a living? I don’t mind telling you that it was an accident. Stumbling on this Constant Contact blog post on the topic has me reflecting and I wanted to reverse engineer my process. There are probably lots of ways to get into ghostwriting, but …

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Find your Niche By CGW Staff Writer   Why You Need a Niche  It is hard to enter the arena of writers in the world today. The goal is relatively simple: you have something to say, and you want people to come to hear it. The goal may be simple, but as you likely know …

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Jennifer Lockman wrote a helpful article at  https://justpublishingadvice.com/10-lessons-to-learn-from-prominent-writers/ about specific things you can learn about writing from prominent writers. Here, I want to break down more generally how to make learning from other writers part of your routine.    Believe it or not, learning from the best authors can help you not only improve your …

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Good writing has a lot to do with simple mechanics. I love the idea that writing comes down to understanding and mastering the component parts of a piece: paragraphs, sentences, parts of speech, punctuation, and things like that. Here are some basics on the mechanics of writing, and below I’ll include one of the best …

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Lola, at https://christianediting.co.nz/believable-christian-fiction/ has written an excellent article on how to write a Christian Novel. She highlights, writing about what we know so that we will be authentic, engaging in prayer as the foundation of our writing, refraining from judging other writers, particularly in other genres, and the age old, but still needed advice of …

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