While You’re Waiting

While You’re Waiting

Waiting is hard. And for writers, there’s plenty of waiting to do. Waiting for time to write, waiting to hear back from a query, waiting for an editor’s comments, waiting to hear about a contract, waiting for comments to a blog post you just published, waiting for the voices in your head to clear so you know what to write next.

My Word of the Week: Wait

My Word of the Week: Wait

wait – verb \ˈwāt\ : to stay in a place until an expected event happens, until someone arrives, until it is your turn to do something, etc. : to not do something until something else happens : to remain in a state in which you expect or hope that something will...
Week 2, Day 2: Now What?

Week 2, Day 2: Now What?

At holiday parties over the weekend, I saw some friends I hadn’t seen in a while. Even as we were catching up, talking about work and family and church activities, I knew the dreaded question would come. It’s always well-meaning, and it always makes me...
Week 1, Day 7: Light

Week 1, Day 7: Light

The first week of Advent is ending with the light fading in the evening sky. The days grow shorter now, and the light hours seem fewer and fewer. Advent began in darkness last Sunday, with rain and snow dropping from the clouds that kept us from the sun. But by...