Almost An Author Guest Posts

A3 Guest Post: Beatrix Potter’s Trials Paving Trails

 
I’m guest posting this article about Beatrix Potter this month at Almost An Author, the award winning blog for Christian writers from Serious Writer. CLICK to find links to all my posts in the Lessons from the Ladies: Women Writers in Life and Letters Series, written exclusively for Almost An Author!  
 

There is something delicious about […]

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    A3 Guest Post: Keen Eyes, Core Values, and Jane Austen’s Pen

A3 Guest Post: Keen Eyes, Core Values, and Jane Austen’s Pen

Jane Austen, not yet twenty years of age in the late 18th century, penned the novel, Northanger Abbey. The story explored how easily a young mind can be filled with nonsense and ignoble values through the reading of sensationalistic novels. Void of true substance and moral life values, books and stories like this have […]

A3 Guest Post: Fanny Burney and the Power of Place

Every writer needs a PLACE to write. A position established in a calling accepted. An environment formed to cultivate thought. An atmosphere prepared to incubate inspiration and produce a harvest of words well crafted.

Little Fanny Burney, daughter of famous church organist and music teacher, Dr. Charles Burney, made a fortuitous escape from the debilitating […]

A3 Guest Post: The Truth about Bluestockings

When Benjamin Stillingfleet rejected the norms of 18th century polite society, for the graver pursuits of learning and literature—and the company of like minds for enlightened conversation—his fortunes dramatically altered. No more would he be invited to grand affairs requiring the fashionable formality of black stockings. His daily-wear blue stockings must suffice.

No matter. He […]

A3 Guest Post: Writing the Vision

For I am not instructed in the vision to write as the learned write, and the words in the vision are not as words sounding from a human mouth, but as flashing flame and as a cloud moving in clear air.
Hildegard of Bingen, Letter to Guilbert Gembloux, Henry Osborne Taylor translation
Most writers can attest to some […]

A3 Guest Post: Milady’s Pen for Posterity

Welcome to my monthly guest post at Almost An Author, whose mission is to equip, educate, and encourage writers, giving new writers a place to learn and grow. Each month I’ll be researching the contributions of women writers throughout history and what we can learn from their lives and writing habits in my new series, Lessons from […]

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    A3 Guest Post: Hrotsvitha–Lessons from a Medieval Playwright

A3 Guest Post: Hrotsvitha–Lessons from a Medieval Playwright

Welcome to my monthly guest post at Almost An Author, whose mission is to equip, educate, and encourage writers, giving new writers a place to learn and grow. Each month I’ll be researching the contributions of women writers throughout history and what we can learn from their lives and writing habits in my new series, Lessons from […]

Wearing Confidence: Guest Post at Almost An Author

I’m excited to see my first guest post published at Almost An Author, whose mission is to equip, educate, and encourage writers, giving new writers a place to learn and grow. I met managing editor, Cherrilynn Bisbano at the Greater Philadelphia Christian Writer’s Conference this summer, and was delighted to be invited to submit. We […]

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