All posts in category Inspiration

Simmer Starters – February 13, 2016

Business Musings: Serious Writer Voice (Kristine Kathryn Rusch) – This is a great, encouraging article about how every writer’s books should be different and we don’t all have to follow the same rules. How Atheist Authors Steal From God (Mike Duran) – “You can’t have bad guys without real evil. You can’t have compelling drama without real […]

How God Used My Fictional Character to Teach Me True Things

What if our characters are real?  What if they are actually the souls of unborn children who died before birth, and God gives them to authors as inspiration for characters in our stories?  What if we will meet all our characters someday in heaven? When I came up with that fun fictional concept last week, I […]

Simmer Starters – September 19, 2015

Our family was at a company event for my husband’s work earlier today – I should have gotten started on my link fest this morning.  It’s late, but here it is!  Maybe I should move it back to Friday since Saturdays tend to be busier! Simmers today: Christian geekdom, redemption and patriarchal society, our children […]

Simmer Starters – August 29, 2015

My hubby is my hero! WordPress ate the Simmer Starters today instead of posting it, but he resurrected it from the request to the server with his awesome web developer skillz. 😀 Simmer Starters this week: overcoming perfectionism, encouragement in good works, media pro-choice bias, and options to consider if your writing career looks like […]

Simmer Starters – August 8, 2015

Putting together this Simmer Starters while I wait for my car inspection!  😀  We’ve got faith, fiction, and family links today. Enjoy! Be a Human Infusion of Hope (Jon Bloom, DesiringGod blog) – LOVE this.  Now I’ve been praying for God to make me a Barnabas!  “Joseph was called Barnabas most likely because he had an […]