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DebbieArcher  // Posts published by DebbieArcher

03 Aug Posted by in Inspiration | 3 comments

A Writer’s Alphabet … F is for: Fellowship

Bet you thought I was going to say fiction, or friendship, or Facebook. Nope. This post is all about fellowship. I love this word. When I hear it my mind conjures up church picnics and people gathering to mingle and share. Packs a lot of punch, this word. By definition it means:  friendly relationship; companionship; […]

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15 Jul Posted by in Inspiration | 4 comments

An Author’s Alphabet: E is for … Exclamation Points in Our Lives!

An Author’s Alphabet: E is for … Exclamation Points in Our Lives!

Have you experienced an exclamation point in your life recently? No? Well, it’s time! As writers we certainly experience all the other punctuation symbols in our lives. We have our commas – which translates into … pause and wait. (Please wait for two weeks or up to twelve months for us to consider your proposal. […]

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27 Jun Posted by in How-To Articles | 8 comments

A Writer’s Alphabet: D is for … Dialogue!

A Writer’s Alphabet: D is for … Dialogue!

Distinctive. Disarming. Delightful. Delicious. LOTS of words came to mind (with the help of my fb friends) once they helped me decide that dialogue was the right word to use in this post. And why not? Dialogue is a writer’s best friend. It helps us develop a distinctive voice for each character. It can disarm […]

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02 Jun Posted by in Writing Tips | 8 comments

A Writer’s Alphabet: C is for … Characters!

A Writer’s Alphabet: C is for … Characters!

I love characters! There’s something magically delicious about sinking my teeth into the development of a new character. Some writers use character sheets that lists every conceivable trait a character can possess. Others find it helpful to walk around the mall and snap pictures of people that resemble the people in their head. ALERT: This […]

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20 May Posted by in Writing Tips | 10 comments

An Author’s Alphabet: B is for … Book Abandonment!

An Author’s Alphabet: B is for … Book Abandonment!

As writers, we all have a collection of books that we rely on to either inspire us or to help direct us along the writing journey. An outstanding group member of ACFW Arkansas recently shared a few titles from her collection during a stellar program which she conducted. Her collection was, to say the least, […]

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01 May Posted by in Inspiration | 9 comments

An Author’s Alphabet. A is for …

An Author’s Alphabet. A is for …

Aprons. Aprons?? Seriously? Yes, seriously. Aprons. Recently I read an article about these seemingly mundane clothing items. Within three sentences the author managed to mesmerize me by pointing out that no other article of clothing has ever served so many purposes in the history of mankind. The apron has been used to protect clothing , […]

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