Most Common Writing Mistakes: Animate Body Parts

Most Common Writing Mistakes: Animate Body Parts You might be writing a horror story and not even know it. Picture this: body parts scattered all over the room. We’re talking a regular massacre. But it gets worse. These aren’t just any ol’ body parts. They’re . . . aliiiiive! What’s that, you say? Not in … More Most Common Writing Mistakes: Animate Body Parts

Disrespect for Parents

Disrespect for Parents Rick Renner For men shall be…boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents…. — 2 Timothy 3:2 Today let’s continue looking at the signposts the apostle Paul wrote about to let us know when we have entered the very last of the last days. If we see all of these signs simultaneously occurring in … More Disrespect for Parents

Feeling Stressed? Try These 3 Meditation Techniques

 1 Feeling Stressed? Try These 3 Meditation Techniques Bring these meditation practices into your daily stressful situations. Serenity Gibbons Stress negatively impacts businesses each day. Overworked, overwhelmed employees often feel as though they’re running in circles, never quite getting anything accomplished. Over time, this feeling can lead to burnout, severe job dissatisfaction, and susceptibility to … More Feeling Stressed? Try These 3 Meditation Techniques

Most Common Writing Mistakes: Is Your Prose Too Complex?

  Most Common Writing Mistakes: Is Your Prose Too Complex? If story is an art unto itself, then prose is a different kind of art altogether. Writing a book is about the melding of two different worlds: story and words. Most of us start out as storytellers, in love with the sheer power of the tale. … More Most Common Writing Mistakes: Is Your Prose Too Complex?

Wreckless

Wreckless Rick Renner This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be… heady, high-minded…. — 2 Timothy 3:1,2,4 Many years ago, Denise and I took our sons to Rome for a study tour of the ancient world with a special emphasis on early Christian history. As we stood … More Wreckless

How to Get the Job When You Don’t Have the Degree to Back It Up

How to Get the Job When You Don’t Have the Degree to Back It Up Don’t let your lack of a degree halt your professional progress—follow these tips to stand out from the crowd and show employers what you have to offer. Haley Shoaf Companies need people, not collections of degrees. Despite that obvious truth, … More How to Get the Job When You Don’t Have the Degree to Back It Up

Most Common Writing Mistakes: When Your Scene Focuses on What Isn’t Happening

Most Common Writing Mistakes: When Your Scene Focuses on What Isn’t Happening Here’s a little-known secret about stories: they’re about what your characters do. Okay, so maybe it’s not so little known. I mean, duh, right? Your character does something and then he does something else—and, presto, you have a plot! And yet writers often end up spending … More Most Common Writing Mistakes: When Your Scene Focuses on What Isn’t Happening