Monthly Archives: January 2013

Y’s Words Wins The Liebster Blog Award

“Liebster” is a German word for favorite, and the Liebster Blog Award is given to bloggers deserving wider recognition, and who have less than 200 followers. The purpose of the Liebster Blog Award is to spread the word about these … Continue reading

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Blog Hop: Previewing Ransom in the Rock

Earlier this week, my friend Michelle Griep tagged me in a “blog hop,” and I’m playing along. The rules of the game: I link to Michelle’s blog (check), list the rules (check), answer the ten questions below (getting to that), … Continue reading

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The Last Monday’s Musings: Writer’s Blogs

I could call this Part II, I suppose, since my last Thursday’s Thoughts were about blogging. Or maybe Part III, since on Saturday I announced my decision to no longer provide weekly situation reports. But I won’t assign numbers to … Continue reading

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Saturday Situation Report

It’s Saturday, and here’s the situation: I’ve made my weekly writing goal three weeks in a row! Woo hoo! Last week it took six days to accomplish, and this week I was finished by Thursday. So I don’t think I’m … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thoughts: Blogging

Yeah. Blogging. That’s what I’m thinking about today. I’ve been blogging consistently for several months now (as opposed to posting whenever I felt like it), and the results have voided the saying, “If you build it, they will come.” Because … Continue reading

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Monday’s Musings: It’s All About Story

Back in August, I talked about how the story we write is more important than our writing style and even our message. That’s because a good tale gets a point across better than a good sermon. The reader (or hearer) … Continue reading

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Saturday SitRep

Happy Saturday! The weather is crazy-warm — supposed to be in the sixties (Fahrenheit) the next couple of days, which for January is ridiculous. All the snow is gone. But since it’s only January, I expect we’ll see more before … Continue reading

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