Writers Tips

Writers Tips is an Oregon Christian Writers blog.

Self Editing: The Bacon Principle by Terry Glaspey

  by Terry Glaspey I’ve always loved bacon. As a child, I especially loved to watch what happened when I dropped the long flat slabs into a hot frying pan and the bacon began to sizzle and shrink and curl as it heated. The more you cooked it, the smaller it became. Was this because the excess fat was being …

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Get the Most from a Writing Contest

  By Christina Suzann Nelson Ten years ago, I was a new writer, finding my way in an overwhelming and confusing world. On the advice of a more seasoned writer, I entered a writing contest. It was my first experience with clicking the send button on, what felt like, a piece of myself. Imagine pulling a chunk of duct tape …

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Interview with Author Ronie Kendig

“Why We Need Heros” with Ronie Kendig Interview by Lindy Jacobs Since launching onto the publishing scene in 2010, Ronie Kendig and her Rapid-Fire novels have hit the bestseller lists and won awards for stories of courage under fire. With the third set of galleys of her new book in front of her and just one month before a major …

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A Writer’s Gifts

By Bob Hostetler Writers’ magazines often feature suggested Christmas and Hanukkah gifts for writers: fancy pens, award-winning books, writing aids, and coffee mugs sporting famous writers’ mugs. But those gifts are intended to be received by writers; what about the writer who has trouble finding gifts to give? I’m so glad you asked.   The following list is intended to suggest thoughtful and …

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How to Reach Your Writing Goals

  Author Interview with Robin Jones Gunn by Lindy Jacobs As the new year rolls around, many of us will be reviewing the past 12 months and setting fresh writing goals. This is also the perfect time to take stock of our writing habits. Do we need to make any changes in our writing routine to make our goals a …

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