Tag: Reading to Write

June 4, 2020 /

Quick Announcement: Welcome back, everyone! Before we get into today’s blog, I wanted to say “thank you” for your patience! It is my goal to publish a new post every Wednesday, but sometimes life gets in the way and I have to post a day late—like I’m having to do this week. So, thank you for your patience and willingness to be flexible. As always, thank you for being a part of the Wilde About Books community! Today we’re kicking off our first blog series, Writing Craft: Reading to Write. Our first week in our 4-week series is going to…

May 27, 2020 /

Happy Wednesday, y’all, and welcome back to a new blog. I wanted to finish out the month of May by introducing a new series I’ll be starting in June. And, I’m going to do that by first talking about the writing process. The first thing I want you to know is that every writer has a different writing process, and all are perfectly fine; There is no right way to go through your process. What works for me may not work for you, and what works for you may not work for the next writer. Your writing process is something…

February 18, 2020 /

“Reading is the magic key that takes you where you want to be.” These words are the cornerstone of every Alice Joyce Davidson book in her Alice in Bibleland series. She wrote the series to make accessible the complex stories of the Christian Bible to young children. My mother read Davidson’s words to me every night before bedtime and my mind soared at the possibilities in them: Where could I go? What could I see? Who could I meet?  My mother planted Davidson’s words in me like a seed in soil and as I grew older, those seeds grew as…