Recommended Writing Resources
Check out these tools and products that have made a difference in my writing journey.
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I wrote the Start-Up Guide for Online Writers as a comprehensive resource that includes all of the tips and advice I would offer if we were having coffee together and you asked me how to grow your writing life.
I’ve included direct links to all kinds of writing-related resources, including places to submit guest posts, Facebook groups to join, places to review books for free, recommended books on writing, and much more.
One reader says the Start-Up Guide “is a wealth of information and I can’t recommend it enough for Christian writers at all stages in their career. You won’t be disappointed.”
The Ministry to Business Guide is a fantastic resource for anyone interested in learning more about making an income from your writing and/or speaking ministry.
It provides inside secrets from four industry experts, including topics like: blogging, affiliate income, freelance writing, traditional book publishing and self-publishing, marketing and promotion, podcasting, speaking, and MUCH more!
CLICK HERE to learn more about the Ministry to Business Guide.
Do you struggle with platform building as a Christian writer or speaker? If so, I encourage you to get a copy of Influence: Building a Platform that Elevates Jesus (Not Me).
If you’ve wrestled with the tension of promoting yourself when you’re called to promote Christ, yet have a burning desire to share the message God has given you, this book is for you.
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As Christian writers, it’s so important to commit our writing lives to the Lord. In this bundle, you’ll receive 31 printable prayers for writers as well as 31 printable corresponding Scripture cards.
Use these prayers and Scripture cards to strengthen your spiritual life as a writer so you can use your gifts to bless your readers and glorify God.
Email List Building
Read more about Why I Switched from MailChimp to ConvertKit.
Want to try it out?
Get your free trial to ConvertKit here: www.fiveminutefriday.com/convertkit
Email List Building 101 is a helpful course offered by Crystal Paine from Your Blogging Mentor. She’ll teach you four foundational principles for growing and nurturing your list, including tips for getting more email subscribers and steps for creating an automated funnel and promotion for your readers.
Learn more here.
Social Media Scheduling
Get your free trial to SmarterQueue here: www.fiveminutefriday.com/smarterqueue
WordPress 101 might be exactly what you need. Crystal Paine from Your Blogging Mentor will hold your hand and walk you step-by-step through the process of learning WordPress so you can spend more time blogging and less time trying to figure out what to do.
Learn more here.
Are you ready to write a book proposal, but don’t know where to start? If so, Ann Kroeker, Writing Coach, will show you how it’s done! In her course, Your Compelling Book Proposal, Ann will walk you through all the necessary steps to craft a compelling book proposal so you can pitch your book to literary agents, acquisitions editors, and publishers.
My Favorite Writing Tool
Scrivener absolutely revolutionized by writing life. It’s like a glorified Microsoft Word straight from heaven.
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Recommended Books on Writing
Here’s a collection of some of my favorite books on the writing life:
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