Monday, May 6, 2013

Books, Writing, and Life

Writing has been a part of my life since I was fourteen, well I wrote a song in third grade, but it took me a few more years to really realize that this was my calling, but even now, Twenty One years later, at the age of thirty five, I am finding my voice.  I think that this is a process that is constantly taking place, we find out by trial and error what works for us and what does not.  I have found a voice as a Christian Mystery Novelist, as well as in historical, in fact I am working on a Holocaust Novel Where is G-D!

First and foremost I want my words to focus on the Lord.  I want what I write to bring glory to him!  He gave me the gift for words, and I am so thankful for that.

I have been working on my Kindle Sales.  Reading as much as I could on building a name for myself, as a Christian Author.

I had a bad experience with my first publisher, but being an author is a learning experience, and you learn from your mistakes.

I am going to chock it up as a learning experience though.  I can not sit and dwell on the bad experiences, and the mistakes I made.  Living life is part of growing, but it is my faith that sees me through, and my writing helps me express my feelings.

I am going to continue writing, and doing what I am being called to do.

 Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.
Graham Greene

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