The World Needs You and Your Story
Friend, how do you feel as a writer when God guides you to share your story? Perhaps your first reaction is one of insecurity and comparison. Perhaps you doubt the world needs you and your story....Continue Reading
Three Things You Can Do Today to Focus Your Writing
My mind was racing, but the cursor wasn’t moving. I had so many ideas but could produce so few words. My thoughts were scattered, and my sentences were disjointed. It seemed every time I tried to write, I did everything...Continue Reading
To Blog or Not To Blog — That Is the Question
“Build your platform,” they say. “Start a blog,” they say. “Attract followers,” they say. “Increase the numbers,” they say.
To use a trite phrase, it’s easier said than done.
How To Build an Email List From Scratch
While Jesus did not possess the electronic means to spread the gospel like we enjoy today, He was certainly able to reach many through word-of-mouth and good old-fashioned evangelism. Nowadays, many writers have the convenience of...Continue Reading
Four Tools To Revolutionize Your Social Media Process
Do you enjoy crafting social media content or struggle with a love-hate relationship like me? While I love the creativity in the production process, I desperately need help with time management, so I've come to rely...Continue Reading
Four Keys To Help You Connect With Your Reader’s Heart
In the COMPEL community, we share a common dream: to write words that move people. Specifically, we want to lead our readers to a deeper connection with the Lord. I’ve discovered...Continue Reading
You’ve Got Something To Say; Is a Podcast Right for You?
Ten years ago, I would have laughed had you told me that I would start a podcast, let alone three. Of course, podcasts were not all the rage back then. But also, this girl Continue Reading
4 Crucial Steps To Get From Book Dream To Published
“Ooh, I’d love to write a book someday,” I told my aunt as we reapplied lipstick in the ladies room mirror. She’d just published her second true-crime novel in her 60s, making my book aspirations seem...Continue Reading
How To Connect With Your Online Community
Why do you follow the people you follow on social media? Is it their content? Their style? Their massive giveaways? No matter your reasons, chances are you follow them because you’ve formed some sort of a...Continue Reading
5 Ways to Spice up Your Writing Routine
I love to cook. But sometimes, getting dinner on the table becomes mundane and methodical. It’s more duty than deliciousness. The pressure to get all the things done plus cook up a good meal at the...Continue Reading