Should faith influence how Christians write personal stories? Aim for excellence Write the very best book you can. “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters… It is the Lord Christ you are serving.” (Colossians 3:23-24 NIV) Write from the heart. Grow in skill. Self-edit. Seek feedback … [Read More...] about Writing a Christian Memoir
In this fourth episode of the Gracewriters Podcast, Belinda Pollard, Alison Young and Donita Bundy discuss the vexing topic of Procrastination. Why can’t we seem to actually sit down and do the writing that we love! We’ve all experienced the problem, and we share tips, suggestions, and observations, as well as the Christian angle… how do we get … [Read More...] about Gracewriters Podcast #4: Procrastination – Causes and Cures
A Bible meditation from Donita Bundy, to guide us into some deeper thinking about our task as Christian writers. Don’t shoot the messenger is a well-known saying. Bearing the brunt of a recipient’s displeasure at receiving unwelcome news is a distinct possibility for all messengers. That includes us – God’s postal workers. We might be … [Read More...] about When Our Message is Rejected
In this third episode of the Gracewriters Podcast, Belinda Pollard, Alison Young and Donita Bundy discuss the question: Am I called to write? A sense of calling -- or perhaps the fear that we're not called -- can affect a Christian writer's confidence and effectiveness. We share personal experiences, as well as spiritual and practical tips for … [Read More...] about Gracewriters Podcast #3: Am I Called to Write?
Last week on the Gracewriters Podcast we talked about imposter syndrome, where we worry that our writing is not as good as people think. I believe one of the root causes of this debilitating syndrome is that we have a false definition of “success” – our own or anyone else’s. Three psychological problems 1. We misunderstand the … [Read More...] about “Success” and the Christian writer
If Christians are the People of the Book, then why do most of the bestsellers belong to the enemies of faith? Gracewriters is about changing popular culture, one word at a time. For too long, Christians have been presented in the arts as fools or serial killers. Popular culture is powerful. It has shifted society's view about things that are … Read More about About