How To Schedule Posts in Hootsuite

A Few Notes: I have been using Hootsuite for quite some time now. After discovering that many of my friends feel intimidated by Hootsuite, even though they’d like to use it as a scheduling platform to enhance their book sales, I offered to put together a Hootsuite Tutorial. This tutorial doesn’t try to explain how to do

Support Your Favorite Authors – At The Library

Davis Bunn is one of my favorite Christian authors–in fact, he’s one of my favorite authors of all time! This is saying something because usually I have difficulty reading mainstream published Christian authors with any kind of enthusiasm. I have favorite Indie authors who are Christians and write Christian novels, but–there is something so MEH

You Can Create A Painless Synopsis

Reposted from June 28, 2014: Many writers appear to experience great emotional pain and deep, conflicted feelings when told they have to write a synopsis. It is the chore that every writer dreads, and few feel that they are truly good at completing, but it doesn’t have to be that way! Here’s my rule of

URGENT: Our Friends Who Want to Scam Us

Update: This is the kind of Valentine I think we’d all rather avoid… Reposted from June 9, 2014: I’ve hesitated to write about this issue because I haven’t wanted to tread on any toes. I’ve decided that it needs to be discussed though, although I’m going to be very careful what I say to avoid offending anyone

Writing Contests: How Do You Decipher Judges’ Feedback?

Reposted from May 25, 2014: The subject of writing contests came up in a writers’ group that I belong to. One of the writers in the group was bemused because she was given feedback by the judges that doesn’t square with the feedback she’s gotten everywhere else, even from professional editors. How can this happen?

Introverts And The Art of Friendship

Reposted from September 16, 2013: A little background: The post was inspired by one of Matt Walsh’s blog posts: I’m An Introvert and I Don’t Need To Come Out of My Shell. Matt raised a lot of good points. The readers who commented on his blog raised even more. I started to respond, but the response

Just Call Him Yee Haw! He’ll Understand

Reposted from September 9, 2013: I got into a theological discussion (two years ago now) with a friend. (and some of you are saying, “Uh oh!) It was a friendly discussion! Really! She wanted to know why some people write God’s name as G_d. I don’t know for sure. I have some ideas on it though… My

How Do You Define Trust?

Reposted from August 21, 2013: Trust is a delicate thing, and yet it makes the world go round. We can’t live without trust. Our economy is built on trust. Relationships live or die on trust. Marriage, peace treaties, and trade agreements all are made possible by trust that the parties involved will honor their agreements.

What Brings You Happiness?

Reposted from June 20, 2013: A friend, Diane Graham, took objection to a slideshow someone else made of things that make women happy. While I understand her objection; many of the items pictured and discussed were very shallow; I can also understand how simple things can be an uncomplicated source of happiness. And I thought–why

Tour of Hearthing Castle

Reposted from June 8, 2013: You’re invited to take a Tour of the Grounds of Hearthing Castle! Click on either the picture at top, and the link should take you to view the video presentation. A little more information about Hearthing Castle: It isn’t your typical castle. This castle only exists on paper. Aside from