Category: Inspiration

Livin’ in the Mortuary

Derrick “DC” Chatman is best known for his work in radio. He released his first book in 2016, a comedy called Livin’ in the Mortuary. He dedicated the book to his mother and god-mother who both passed away before he finished writing the book. Check out this interview Chatman did

Life Legacy Books – What will you leave?

Sharing your life with someone else is the greatest value of writing a book. If want to leave a legacy, consider writing a book that will stay around long after you’re gone. Life legacy books may be your answer. Read for tips on how to start and how to move forward.

Rachael Hartman Interviewed on Blog Talk Radio Christian Authors on Tour (CAOT)

Blog Talk Radio Christian Authors on Tour I was honored to be interviewed on Blog Talk Radio today with Christian Authors on Tour (CAOT). I spoke about my upcoming book Plastic Reality, my first book, Angel: The True Story of an Undeserved Chance, the beginnings of Our Written Lives and

Contentment You are Enough

Contentment—You have what it takes!

Whatever situation you find yourself in right now, whatever difficult circumstance, disillusionment and broken dream, whatever it is you don’t like about your life and circumstance, and however justified you are in your anger and discontent . . . YOU ARE ENOUGH.

In the middle of your angry, bitterness, YOU ARE ENOUGH. God loves you in your brokenness and imperfection. God loves You and His strength is here for you. With Jesus, You have enough, you are enough, and you possess sufficient strength for all of these things.

GiveForward Estrada Barrera Family Cancer Support

The Estrada women have always been strong and independent. But right now, they are in great need of our support. Please join me and support Mary and Beth Estrada and Miranda Barrera.   http://www.giveforward.com/widget.js // Get Ideas for Your Next Fundraiser Please join me in supporting Miranda Barrera, and Mary and Beth Estrada. Mary Estrada spent her

Are You Healed Enough to Publish Your Story? Ready or not . . .

Are you ready to publish? Are you healed enough to be the public face of your story? I often meet people who have a desire to write their story, but they are anxious about it. They know their story and their pain holds meaning. They want to bless the world

CAPELLA UNIVERSITY “SHARE YOUR STORY” PROGRAM, 2012 Interview

A couple of years ago, a blogger contacted me. She was interviewing previous Capella University students, and I was one selected. I ran into a link for the article recently and thought I’d share. I do have to say that the quotes used in this interview aren’t 100% correct. Some

2014 OWL Blog in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,100 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 35 trips to carry that many people.

SHOW ME THE MONEY: A Story About Professional Farts

Think of all the people that annoy you, make you feel “ick,” and those you ignore… God sees both sides. Take the time to see the other side. One day, every knee will bow and every tongue confess Jesus is Lord. On that day, we will all stand side by

What will you write in 2015?

Many people tell me they want to write a book. They have great ideas and creativity and are excited about completing their book. The problem is they don’t know how to start, stick with it, or stay motivated. It’s a common problem, but it doesn’t have to be your problem. Being a