Refocusing
Writing

Refocusing

Vacation time is over and work time has begun. I have set my goals and started my new projects. And the next question this—what about blogging? Well, Fatherhood Etc. is plugging along quite nicely with 600 posts written since December 2010. I’m writing about four posts a week on average and I’m slowly building an audience as well as a … Continue reading

A Writerly Weekend
Writing

A Writerly Weekend

Last weekend was a writerly weekend. It began a day early, on Thursday evening, with the monthly Mid-Valley Willamette Writers chapter meeting. Melissa Hart spoke about “literary citizenship.” It was revelatory. She spoke about the responsibility of writers to one another, and the benefit that we all get when we support each other. Too many … Continue reading

Faith and Culture Writers Conference
Writing

Faith and Culture Writers Conference

Last weekend, I attended the 2014 Faith and Culture Writers Conference at George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon. Here is a short description of the conference from the website: “Both inspirational and practical,the Faith & Culture Writers Conference is a place of diverse community, camaraderie, and connection. You will be encouraged, enriched, and challenged to … Continue reading