Losing credibility with readers is the single most damaging thing writers can face in their career.
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So, you’re going to the ACFW Conference in the September. Keep your expectations in bounds while feeling free to dream a bit and love a lot.
Protagonists need is a super power. A strength that keeps them going. A talent, gift, ability that gets them through a hard time.
character can be quite ordinary yet face an extraordinary journey. A journey of love and faith, or healing or danger. The ordinary life isn’t so ordinary for our protagonist.
Every writer’s journey is different. But the common key is for us to take advantage of every opportunity offered to us.
There’s no time like now to fix your gaze literally on Jesus. Publishing is a rough game and if you look around too much, you’ll start sinking into despair, jealousy and envy. It’s won’t be pretty. You’ll loose the very joy and gift God gave you.
Come to the conference. I can guarantee you there will be folks to love on you, put an arm around you, pray with you. At the very least, come to the worship sets and connect with the One who loves you more than His own life and get your attitude and perspective straightened.
Writing is a solitary job that requires a community to help get it done.
Community is such a strong foundation for telling a deeper, more heart-gripping story.
We all have the Holy Spirit in us. And at some level, we all ignore Him, whether we want to admit it or not. So, why can’t our characters do the same?