Spring Hope


Angela Breidenbach

Angie's Place

A Humble Heart

When is that book going to sell? When will they call for a speaking opportunity? When? When? When? The same question the Israelites asked after forty years in the wilderness. They cried out for water, food, and then meat. Never satisfied to wait on the Lord, they complained and complained until the Lord’s anger kindled against them.

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Loree Lough

Loree's Lough Down

Writers’ Conference Preparation

It’s that time of year again, when your toughest decision is which conference to attend. If you’re like me, your biggest fear isn’t finding a pal to share your hotel room or wondering how you’ll find her in the enormous throng of other conference-goers . . . it’s signing up for the dreaded editor and agent appointments.

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Caroline Friday

At the Movies

The Ides of March

Years ago, I predicted that Ryan Gosling, a little-known actor starring in The Notebook, would be one of the hottest, most respected actors in Hollywood, and I was right. Now in 2012, he is considered A-list and has delivered a phenomenal, top-notch performance in The Ides of March, also starring George Clooney, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, and Paul Giamatti. Among a pool of great talent, one might think it would be easy to shine, especially with a compelling story and tightly written script, but Gosling’s performance takes the film to a higher level. His quirky facial expressions, crooked smile...

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How NOT To Get Published

Thomas Smith

The ABCs of Writing, Part 3

The ABCs of Writing, Part 3 For the last two months we’ve been making our way through the alphabet. Guess what we’re doing this month? Yep. More alphabet fun. So without further ado, this issue is brought to you by the letters O, P, Q, and R.

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