Writing from the Ashes

One of the favorite motifs of fiction is resurrection. Characters redeem themselves (or try to), the past catches up for better or worse, and there are phoenixes everywhere ascending from ashes. My own book is called Revived. History itself is given a legacy of resurrection, thanks to Christ rising from His grave. Resurrection was also theContinue reading “Writing from the Ashes”

Donald Maass: Boundary-Breaking Fiction

Along with all the mountains — no, continents — of praise I have already thrown onto this blog about the Pikes Peak Writers Conference, I have one more. And this is something that shatters that particular boundary, something that needs to reach writers everywhere. On Saturday, while we enjoyed lunch in the hotel’s elegant ballroom,Continue reading “Donald Maass: Boundary-Breaking Fiction”

Pikes Peak Writers Conference…Almost Here

Well, the Pikes Peak Writers Conference is about to kick off. A most excellent workshop by Donald Maass has already been delivered on writing fiction that combines literary and commercial elements for a high-impact novel that readers will love. More onsite reports will be on my blog soon. And there’s a booksigning going on atContinue reading “Pikes Peak Writers Conference…Almost Here”

Pikes Peak Writers Conference: Coming Up Fast

Well, as I have stated before, the Pikes Peak Writers Conference is coming up fast. Slightly under two weeks until we are there. Right now, it costs about $450, but I’m passing along the word that it’s one of the top ten writers conferences in the country, and is the friendliest overall. Seriously, a Marriott with aContinue reading “Pikes Peak Writers Conference: Coming Up Fast”

The End of Days…for a Scholarship! Info for Pikes Peak Writers Conference

Today is the last day you can sign up for the scholarship for the Pikes Peak Writers Conference, being held April 19-22 at the Marriott in Colorado Springs, CO. In honor of the conference’s 20th anniversary, there will be a plethora of excellent presenters for all of your writing needs, including agent Donald Maass, EditorContinue reading “The End of Days…for a Scholarship! Info for Pikes Peak Writers Conference”

The Pikes Peak Writers Conference: 20th anniversary

This April, I am (hopefully) attending the Pikes Peak Writer’s Conference in Colorado Springs, at the Marriott Hotel. My fellow writers who have attended the conference have assured me of its quality, helpfulness, and potential. From what I understand, it is among the ten best conferences in the nation, and the friendliest as well. AprilContinue reading “The Pikes Peak Writers Conference: 20th anniversary”