Category Archives: seeking

CHARACTERS WHO PLAY HIDE AND SEEK

Brainstorming a new story is always fun, especially when the characters jump off the page, shake my hand and introduce themselves, and then proceed to tell me their entire life history. After a couple of cups of coffee, I feel … Continue reading

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O COME LET US ADORE HIM?

Our pastor made an observation that, I must admit, took me by surprise when he first said it. We’ve enjoyed singing Christmas carols, and a favorite of many people is O Come All Ye Faithful. The chorus repeats three times: … Continue reading

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STORY IDEAS?

As a writer, I am often asked, “Where do you get your ideas for stories?” The answer varies as much as the many stories that line the shelves of bookstores. I’ve stumbled across items in antique stores that set my … Continue reading

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AND THE WORD IS…SEEK

I’ve never been a fan of New Year’s resolutions, mainly because they usually make me feel like a failure. I do like to set goals, but in short, attainable strides—marks I can achieve if I put forth some effort, but … Continue reading

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