Monthly Archives: April 2013

Writing Tip & Prompt: Visualizing Characters

On Fridays, we like to share writing tips and tricks with our readers. We hope this section will encourage and inspire you to continually improve as a writer. Writing Tip – Visualizing Characters Picture your character before you start writing about them. Sometimes writers have a character in mind, but they have a hard time…

Read more

The Big Trend in Book Publishing

Tim O’Reilly recently gave an interesting speech and interview at the Tools of Change conference on the future of book publishing. Following are some key points that I took away from them: Obscurity is the biggest threat that authors face. Things change because creative people see problems to solve and are not afraid of the future. The people who…

Read more

2012 Women of Faith Contest Winners Announced!

WestBow Press announced author Laurie Norlander as the Grand-Prize winner in the third annual Women of Faith writing contest. Norlander’s manuscript, Mirror Images, was selected from over 400 entrants. The fiction title will be published through WestBow Press and will be given special consideration by Thomas Nelson. The 2012 Women of Faith Writing Contest was judged…

Read more