So I missed my regularly scheduled Friday post yesterday, and for that I apologize. But I turned in my novel revision on Wednesday, which felt AMAZING, and I also started the school semester with a couple of advanced courses, so I'm cutting myself a little slack. Here are some happy visuals until next time: … Continue reading Jobe’s Quick Update and Some Pictures!
Using your travels to inspire great writing is not the same as writing what you know. As I mentioned in previous posts, I do not believe in that simplistic approach. However, visiting new places has a tendency to spark our imaginations. Whether it is the sound of a massive waterfall or the saffron color of … Continue reading Into the Unknown
So, this is me being random. This is also me sharing 5 secrets about myself as a writer. Enjoy! I don’t write in the Christian genre. As I mentioned in an earlier post, write what you don’t know. And I know Christianity. It’s all I’ve ever known, so I tend to stray away from this … Continue reading Randomness!
I asked for revision advice from Garry Craig Powell. Here's what he had to say: I go back and re-read for sense, to see if I have written parts that are superfluous (often the case, sadly) or if I have not written parts that need to be there (also a fairly frequent occurrence). I look at … Continue reading Jobe asks for Revision Advice from GCP
Taking the loss of our beloved Robin Williams very hard. -Darby
That was the title of my first poem. I was around 10 when I wrote it, and one of the stanzas went something like this: Home is not just a place where you eat and sleep Home is not just a place built to make a place look neat Home is where the heart is. … Continue reading Home is Where the Heart is
There is a lot of good advice on the internet, and one of the things writers struggle with is motivation, so not surprisingly, there is a lot of good advice out there on how to stay motivated. I've combed the internet and my own personal experiences to bring you what I believe is a pretty … Continue reading Jobe on Motivation