Writer Wednesday with Beth Wiseman

Congratulations to Vivian Furbay for winning a copy of Plummet. Please e-mail your mailing address to my assistant Christen (amy@triciagoyer.com). Enter below for a chance to win a copy of Beth Wiseman’s Home All Along! What was your favorite book as a child? Childhood books that come to mind are The Little Engine that Could, Curious George, and The Cat in the Hat. As I got older, I loved the Nancy Drew mysteries. What book did you read that first made {Read More}

Writer Wednesday with Kim Vogel Sawyer

Congratulations to Vicky Daniels for winning a copy of Space Between Words. Please e-mail your mailing address to my assistant Christen (amy@triciagoyer.com). Enter below for a chance to win a copy of Kim Vogel Sawyer’s Bringing Maggie Home! What was your favorite book as a child? The first book I remember (almost verbatim, even now!) is A Cat Called Cindy, a Tiny Tots Tale told in rhyme. I’ve always loved cats, and the big, black, fuzzy, furry cat in the story {Read More}

Writer Wednesday with Cindy Woodsmall

Congratulations to Nancy Griggs for winning a copy of Bask. Please e-mail your mailing address to my assistant Christen (amy@triciagoyer.com). Enter below for a chance to win a copy of Cindy Woodsmall’s Gathering the Threads! My office! I love it. I can find portals to other worlds while in it. But you may be thinking: what is this weird setup? I connect my laptop to an HDMI cable, and the television is my monitor. The laptop sits on the table {Read More}

Writer Wednesday with Ronie Kendig

Congratulations to Deborah Freeman for winning a copy of Unraveling and Karen Johnson for winning a copy of Hiding from the Kids in my Prayer Closet. Please e-mail your mailing address to my assistant Christen (amy@triciagoyer.com). Scroll below for a chance to win a copy of Ronie Kendig’s Conspiracy of Silence!  Most all of my creating is done in my office at home. This is both wonderful and a bit frustrating. Wonderful because it’s my own space in my own {Read More}

Writer Wednesday with Kara Isaac

  Enter below for you chance to win a copy of Kara Isaac’s new book, Then There Was You. Winner will be announced here next week!  My Writing Desk The truth is . . . I don’t have one! I used to have one years ago when I was convinced that all “real” writers have a writing desk. It was even set up in a cute little alcove with a gorgeous view and bookshelves and all the things that should {Read More}

The Story Behind ‘From Dust & Ashes’

I can clearly remember when my interest was sparked by the liberation events that took place in St. Georgen, Austria, during World War II. An Austrian historian had invited me and my friends into her home, serving tea and bread, meat and cheeses. It was the end of a long day of travel, and I secretly desired a hot shower and a soft bed. But it wasn’t long before our host had me intrigued with her true tales of villains, {Read More}

11 Ways to Spark Creativity

As a writer, I know all about creativity. I know how essential it is. I know how fun it can be. I also know what it’s like to be at a loss for creativity. Even as a mom, creativity is important. Combine the needed creativity for being both a mom and a writer . . . well, it’s tough to come by. When there are people and paperwork and piles to manage . . . When I look around my {Read More}

Interviewing Tips for Nonfiction {Plus FREE Printable!}

I’ve been honored over the years to interview hundreds of people for articles, blogs, and books! A few of my non-fiction projects are Teen Mom, You’re Stronger Than You Think, Life, In Spite of Me and Plain Faith. Throughout the years I’ve learned how to create a better interview—one that will make the subject comfortable and help me as a writer. Here are my tips! Hey, #writers! @TriciaGoyer shares her tips for creating better #interviews. Click To Tweet Prepare. Have a {Read More}

Rewriting is the Real Work of Writing

Rewriting is the Real Work of Writing I get letters almost daily from people who want to write a novel. Most of them have started one, and some are close to the end of their book. But once the writing starts, the fears come quickly. We know what we want to say. We know what story we want to share . . . but the words on the page often don’t match. We look at our manuscript and see that {Read More}

Ways I Fuel My Creativity

  Ways I Fuel My Creativity I’m an author of a lot of books and a lot of blogs— 40+ and 3,000+ respectfully! I write a lot. I plot a lot, but one of my biggest weaknesses is in taking time to consider how to fuel my soul. There’s a lot outbound and if I’m not careful I get drained. Creativity: There’s a lot outbound and if I’m not careful I get drained.  @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Ways I fuel my writing day: {Read More}

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