Posts Tagged ‘inspiration’

Climb your own personal mount Everest, it will change your world.

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

Today we have Jeff Griffin, Author & Speaker visiting our blog.

Jeff, how long have you been writing? This is my first book!  I started it in 2004 and published it this summer

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Tell us where you were born and where do you live now.  I was born in cache valley Utah in God’s country!  I currently live in West Jordan Utah

How do you know the idea is good enough to write a book about it?   (more…)

Sisters of Survival Healing & deliverance by Katrina Cook

Saturday, April 19th, 2014
  • Katrina, how has your family background affected your writing, if it has?

    My family background affected my writing in the way of breaking free to be me and breaking free to live.

    What gave me the nerve to write my first book?

    It was an inspiration through God when I was (more…)

From “Finish your book now” by Dan Poynter

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

“If you wait for inspiration to write; you’re not a writer, you’re a waiter.”

When asked the secret to finishing his 500 page masterpiece The Power of One, author Bryce Courtenay growled, “Bum glue!”

“If my doctor told me I had only 6 months to live, I’d type a little faster.” -Isaac Asimov

“Inspiration usually comes during work, not before it.” – Madeleine L’Engle

“I write when I’m inspired, and I see to it that I’m inspired at 9 am every morning.” -Peter DeVries

“I think I did pretty well, considering I started out with nothing but (more…)

Blog Tour “Chocolate Roses”

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

A Jane Eyre Parody by Joan Sowards

This book could be a chapter out of real life for many twenty-seven year-old single LDS girls. The main character, Janie, is a witty, well-rounded woman who grows up with her sister. They live with her aunt who helps everyone else. The aunt is great, but the two girls, who have lost their parents and brother in a car accident, learn to be independent quickly.

Kylee is married and has children while Janie would love to be en her shoes, but her hips are just a touch larger and boys don’t go for her. (more…)

How to name your characters

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Every time an author writes a new book names for all the characters are needed. The meanings of names are very important to the personality of the characters. If you want your character to be a strong giant, don’t name him Mouse. If you want a slow shy character don’t name him/her Brain.

How do many authors get inspiration for their names? (more…)

Inspiration and How to Get It (or Beating Writer’s Block)

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Inspiration is an integral part of the writing process, without it you are stuck. I don’t have a lot of problems with inspiration; it seems to overrun my mind. However, once I started a book with giant eagles and was so busy with promoting my published books that a year went by. When I tried to continue writing it, I wasn’t sure what to write. (more…)