Writing

Becoming a Writer

Life in His Hands Author Interview with Martin Wiles I am excited to be joining Love Lines from God today, where author Martin Wiles interviews me about becoming a writer, the creative process of writing, and what it is like to be in the writing business. I hope you’ll join us too! Here’s a sneak peak… Tell us, Jill, when did you decide to become a writer, and what made you actually sit down and write something? Becoming and Author Unlike many authors, I never had dreams of becoming an author as a child or young adult. It was something God revealed to me slowly as I grew in His Word over the past decade. I am an English teacher, and I have always enjoyed reading Read More

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The Joy of Writing – Part 2

The ultimate joy of writing comes from meeting God on the pages of Scripture and writing in response to him. But throughout the experience of writing my devotional book, there has also been another kind of joy. This is the capital “J” kind of joy. As many of you know, I have never walked alone in this life because I’ve always had a twin by my side. Her name is Joy, and just as in life, she has walked beside me during this journey of writing A Life in His Hands. I call her my first editor and great encourager. Every writer needs someone like this–someone she can share every bit of her writing with, someone who can offer the words of encouragement and criticism Read More