It’s about knowing who you are as a writer and staying true to the course of what you’re called to. What your passion is, despite rejection or what others might tell you.
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Writing takes great courage – sure, we can spend hours in our room typing out a story, but when we emerge, we have to show it to the world.
Life puts us in different situations that challenge us … and well, shakes our competence. Whether it’s moving to a foreign country, learning to surf, trying new foods, or even sending out queries and manuscripts to editors and agents. Stepping out of our comfort zones forces us to rely on God and not our own abilities.
I’ve been doing a lot of traveling lately, teaching at various events–five events in five days. In my travels, I’ve met a variety of characters…definitely a gold mine for the writer in me. I took notes of peoples’ quirks, snippets of dialogue and basic observations for future characters. And I’ve had the opportunity to engage [...]
We are about earning your trust at MBT. Thank you for letting us in your writing lives.
That’s why I love the theme of this e-zine: Gifts of Gratitude. Every article is meant to point us toward that position of a new perspective through giving thanks.
A near-published novelist has taken the time to prepare for the conference. Because nowhere else besides a writers conference can you share your story face-to-face with an editor or agent and get real, valuable feedback and this is a value they understand.
Building Relationships is at the Heart of MBT
I look at MBT today and am amazed at what God can do when we are overwhelmed. I’m speechless and thrilled at how MBT has grown these past two years – and I can not wait to tell you all the great things that are ahead! And it’s all because of community.
Worth the Wait!