Category: Writing

Writing Tracker – Week 15 (April 8 – 14)

Writers write. That’s the bottom line. Last week was my most prolific week of 2018. I wrote more than 12,000 words, crossing the 10,000-word mark for the first time this year. I’ve been surprised over...

/ April 17, 2018

Assessing My Writing Goals After Three Months – Q1

At the start of the year, I set out writing goals for myself. These goals were part of a larger investment strategy—investing in skills and desires such that they compound to reach long-term objectives bigger...

/ April 12, 2018

Writing Tracker – Week 14 (April 1 – 7)

Writers write. That’s the bottom line. What a difference a week makes! Looking over the first three months of 2018, I really got into a groove with this blog. I have enjoyed posting so frequently...

/ April 10, 2018

The Things We Do Instead of Writing

I love to write. I want to write and I want to be a writer. So why do I so often find ways to do anything except write? The fact of the matter is, even...

/ April 6, 2018

Writing Tracker – Week 13 (March 25 – 31)

Writers write. That’s the bottom line. I’m happy to report that I picked up the writing game last week. After a couple weeks in a lull, I nearly doubled my output. That’s thanks in large...

/ April 3, 2018

Writing Tracker – Week 12 (March 18 – 24)

Writers write. That’s the bottom line. Unfortunately, last week continued in a writing lull. Chalk it up to busy-ness and tiredness. Looking to turn it around this week and get back on track. Even with...

/ March 27, 2018

Wedding Poem: ‘Old Books and Lullabies’

Our wedding ceremony was graced with a beautiful poem from poet-scholar bridesmaid Amy Leigh Wicks. You can find more of her writing here. Our poem is called “Old Books and Lullabies,” and it plays heartstrings....

/ March 22, 2018

Writing Tracker – Week 11 (March 11 – 17)

Writers write. That’s the bottom line. Last week was definitely my weakest week in terms of time and output in 2018. It wasn’t planned. I just didn’t set aside enough time to write and, when...

/ March 20, 2018

Writing Tracker – Week 10 (March 4 – 10)

Writers write. That’s the bottom line. Last week, I wrote everyday, continued my streak of thousand-or-more-word days to 10 before taking a breather on Saturday. I started the week working on pieces for Christianity Today that...

/ March 13, 2018

Writing Tracker – Week 9 (Feb. 25 – March 3)

Writers write. That’s the bottom line. For this week, I’m making a switch. I’m publishing my Writing Tracker on Tuesday instead of Wednesday. There are two reasons. First, it makes more sense because it’s closer...

/ March 6, 2018