old picture of a bridge tips for success
June 15, 2016

“So tell me what you want, what you really, really want…” Lyrics from Wannabe by the Spice Girls   What do you really, really want? The essence of a goal is deciding that you want something badly enough to pay for it with time and energy. A goal is a bridge between your dreams and…

Pirate Romance
June 13, 2016

Genre: Pirate Romance You’ll like this if you like: Poetic, Vivid Description, Stories of Hope and Healing, Passionate, Sweet Romance, Unforgettable Characters, or Engaging Plots that Keep You on Your Toes. Cleanliness: Charity, the heroine, posses as Elias’s wife during their first voyage, but aside from sleeping in the room together, nothing happens between them….

red background text writing prompt
June 10, 2016

Welcome! You can: a) Read the writing prompt rules (please do so before joining any writing prompt) b) Participate in more writing prompts! or c) Participate in today’s writing prompt by writing the next part of the story. Writing Prompt: It was slightly difficult moving around with a straightjacket on. But this was hardly the first time he’d had to.

June 8, 2016

If there’s a song on the radio you want to purchase later, you make note of it. If you want something for Christmas, you remember what it’s called. The first thing someone says when introducing themself is, “Hi, I’m ___.” If something’s important, then its title matters. Your novel’s name is one of the most…

Contemporary Romance
June 6, 2016

Genre: Contemporary Romance You’ll like this if you like: Interesting Story Concepts, Cute Romances, or Skiing. Cleanliness: Naturally, they kiss. Because of the circumstances they’re under, Rym and Amber do sleep in the same house, but different bedrooms. I’ll explain those certain circumstances below. Hero Type: Brooding   For Amber, being a wife is a…

a variety of romance books reading
June 3, 2016

Which of these books (Perfected by Kate Jarvik Birch, A Time to Die by Nadine Brandes, Winter by Marissa Meyer, or The Siren by Kiera Cass) would you pick up to read and why? Is it the cover that draws you? The title? The description? Which book would you most likely read?

Padlock on an ancient door and having faith in God
June 1, 2016

No one likes it when a door slams shut in their face. Open doors represent opportunities, potential, and hope, while closed doors often mean failure and rejection, yet closed doors have their purpose too. God brought this to my attention during this past week, where I went to Missouri for speech and debate Nationals. I…

Clean Pirate Romance
May 30, 2016

Genre: Pirate Romance You’ll like this if you like: Inner Turmoil, Conflict between Hero and Heroine, Feisty Heroines, Darkly Handsome Heroes, or a Lovely Romance. Cleanliness: They kiss (surprise, surprise). There’s a point in the end of the story, where the men believe the heroine, Jessamine, is a harlot, so they try to force her…

Sliver of a white crescent moon
May 27, 2016

Read the writing prompt rules OR Participate in more writing prompts! Write the next part of the story, using the prompt. Writing Prompt: If you can’t wake up from a nightmare, then maybe you’re not asleep.

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May 25, 2016

“And whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” Matthew 23:12 Lately—and I’m ashamed to admit this—I’ve been struggling jealousy. It’s hard for me to appreciate someone else’s beauty or talent instead of wishing I could have it all to myself. Something that brought this to my attention was…