Desert

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From the Desert

January 23, 2013 by  
Filed under Blog, Faith

I always look forward to the new year. Everything is fresh and clean, and I usually feel the fullness of hope at a chance to start again. To get right all the things I got wrong last year, to accomplish more, to make a bigger difference in the world around me. And of course, to [...]

Sleeper Posts: My All Time Favorites You Might Have Missed

January 14, 2013 by  
Filed under Blog, Craft, Encouragement, Faith, Interruptions

These posts are what I call sleepers. Not for the fact that they received unexpected recognition like the definition says, but rather they are posts I feel speak to my writing brand “Always Real, Sometimes Raw, Definitely Redemptive,”  yet for some reason, they didn’t get a lot of attention, comments, or discussion. I think the [...]

Turn Your Face Toward the Son…

January 9, 2013 by  
Filed under Blog, Encouragement, Faith, God First

Writer…Interrupted Popular Posts of 2012

January 7, 2013 by  
Filed under Authors, Blog, Books, Encouragement

Since my holiday officially ended yesterday, TODAY is when all things are new… or not… New year, same purpose: Writer…Interrupted has always been about encouraging busy writers in their day to day life through sharing my trials and triumphs trying to balance life, family, faith and my new passion… dance. But it’s not all about me [...]

Where I’m Writing Today…

September 3, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Craft, Encouragement

I’m taking the day off of “business as usual,” as I hope you all are, but you can still read my guest posts and listen to my podcast from the last few weeks. I made it easy for you to find. Wouldn’t want you to WORK too hard on this labor day! Enjoy family, friends, [...]

God’s Plans Aren’t Changed By Interruptions!

June 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, MidWeek Motivation

I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from his love. Death can’t, and life can’t. The angels can’t, and the demons can’t. Our fears for today, our worries about tomorrow, and even the powers of hell can’t keep God’s love away. Romans 8:38 (NLT) I was headed out of town to visit family [...]

Trusting in God

June 13, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, God First

Trust in Him at all times, O people; Pour out your heart before Him; God is a refuge for us. –Psalm 62:8   A couple weeks ago, I made a list of markets that look like a good matches for several pieces of my short fiction. I told my husband that it’s high time I [...]

Uncovering the Seed of the You God Created

December 19, 2011 by  
Filed under Blog, Encouragement

God made you with a specific purpose in mind. It would be easy to find that purpose if it were not for one thing . . . we have to live in this world. That means that from the moment you are born your purpose seed, the one that God designed, gets bombarded with expectations [...]

Author Susan Sleeman on Balancing Life

December 11, 2011 by  
Filed under Balance, Blog, Family

How do you balance being a mom, wife, and writer? My youngest daughter has gone to college now, so I am an empty nester, but I can still remember the struggle of balancing everything. The best way I was able to do that and still am able to balance life is to create a to [...]

How to Disable the Disabler and Write What’s Truly Remarkable

November 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Blog, Encouragement

As an editor, I love to encourage. It’s one of my favorite parts of my job. But all the encouragement in the world doesn’t matter against the Disabler. Eventually, he finds everyone. He slithers over and hisses in your ear, planting thoughts… “I don’t have what it takes.” “I’m nothing special.” “I don’t have anything [...]

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