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Joy Avery Melville Spending time with other authors is at the top of the list - but - since God called me to write Christian Women's Fiction, I've had some very special…moreSpending time with other authors is at the top of the list - but - since God called me to write Christian Women's Fiction, I've had some very special times interviewing those who hurt in many different ways - those people have touched my heart more than the stories I write!
I absolutely love creating the characters in my books, settings come next, and then the flow of words from my heart/mind to the keyboard!(less)
Joy Avery Melville The very same advice I was given many years ago... DO NOT RUSH THE PROCESS - ENJOY THE JOURNEY!
There is a lot that happens between creating the story…more
The very same advice I was given many years ago... DO NOT RUSH THE PROCESS - ENJOY THE JOURNEY!
There is a lot that happens between creating the story and publication - don't try to push ahead to the end, therefore missing some very important things.

Join writers' groups - join critique groups and GROW a very thick skin - cause it's a brutal world we write in. lol(less)
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A great silent night read!

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“We have emphasized sermon-preparation until we have lost sight of the important thing to be prepared—the heart. A prepared heart is much better than a prepared sermon. A prepared heart will make a prepared sermon.”
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“It is not great talents nor great learning nor great preachers that God needs, but men great in holiness, great in faith, great in love, great in fidelity, great for God -- men always preaching by holy sermons in the pulpit, by holy lives out of it.”
E.M. Bounds, Power Through Prayer

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“To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.”
C.S. Lewis

Mahatma Gandhi
“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”
Mahatma Gandhi

E.M. Bounds
“We have emphasized sermon-preparation until we have lost sight of the important thing to be prepared—the heart. A prepared heart is much better than a prepared sermon. A prepared heart will make a prepared sermon.”
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Joy Avery Sally wrote: "Thanks for your Goodreads friendship, Joy!"

My pleasure. . .am JUST getting back to posting on GOODREADS over this next week or two - have to dig back in! ';)

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