All posts in category Publishing

Simmer Starters – October 3, 2015

Don’t forget my big blog giveaway!! You can enter until October 6th, 2015! Lots of fiction links and writerly links today!  Plus one on how to give better compliments to little girls, and how to create a brand for yourself as an author. A Hobbit, A Wardrobe, and a Great War (Greg Forster) – A review […]

Writer Wars: The Prolific and the Percolators

Yesterday I read an article I enjoyed.  To me, the lesson was: take your time writing books, pay attention to quality, and don’t feel pressured to pump out multiple novels a year, but rather do what you know is right for your stories.  Since I don’t have much time to write, and I am committed to seeing […]

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 22, 2015

Simmer Starters this week: laws of attraction, authorial jealousy, post-abortion testimonies, homeschooling ideals, and the power of mirth as a Christian apologetic.  Enjoy your weekend, friends! For Couples, Time Can Upend the Laws of Attraction (NYTimes) – Doesn’t this perfectly prove that someone’s character is what makes them truly ugly or beautiful? 😉  “At the start […]

Simmer Starters – August 15, 2015

We have quite a few links today!  Publishing, introversion, culture and politics, some humor, and the history of bathrooms all make an appearance here. What It’s Like When You Publish a Book (Nicholas MacDonald) – Interesting thoughts on what it’s like to finally get published, and some great musings on humility.  Favorite quote: “People who do […]