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WRITE INSPIRED HISTORICAL NOVELS? HERE’S AN ACT-FAST OPPORTUNITY

An Act Fast Opportunity for Inspirational Historical Writers by Vicki Hinze and Elizabeth Mazer   As writers, one of the most difficult challenges is pairing up with the right editor for our work. Once we find the right editor, then we [...]

Breaking Out of the Sameness Writing Rut

BREAKING OUT OF THE SAMENESS WRITING RUT   By   Vicki Hinze     You’ve written a lot of books. Now you’re sensing yourself or hearing from your editor that all of your lead characters sound, think, and act as if they are the same person. [...]

WHEN LIFE INTERRUPTS…

WHEN LIFE INTERRUPTS… By Vicki Hinze   A few years ago, I underwent a series of eye surgeries, and learned a lot more than I ever wanted to know about living and writing in a life bombarded by interruptions.  Since all lives are interrupted [...]

Inspire Me! Part 1

INSPIRE ME! Part 1: When You Get Knocked Down by Vicki Hinze Life is a series of hills and valleys. Sometimes we’re up, sometimes we’re down. And sometimes when we’re down, we’re not sure exactly how we got down or [...]

5 Tips for the Heart Weary

5 School of Hard-Knocks Tips for the Heart Weary By Vicki Hinze     The saying goes that into every life rain must fall. We all have ups and downs, that’s true, but right now, many of us are suffering a deluge. So how is that some [...]

STEALING JOY: WHEN OTHERS HURT YOU KNOWING THEY’RE DOING IT

STEALING JOY: WHEN OTHERS KNOW THEY’RE HURTING YOU AND DO IT ANYWAY By Vicki Hinze   In short: When Others Feed on Hurting You, Control You   We all have our soft underbelly; the one we avoid confrontation with whenever possible. [...]

Keeping Those New Year’s Resolutions

  KEEPING THOSE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS BY VICKI HINZE   Making Resolutions for the new year is easy. It’s keeping them that’s tough. Here are some tips and tools to help. You can do it–whatever it is! Resolve. [...]

7 THINGS TO DO ON NEW YEAR’S EVE

THINGS TO DO ON NEW YEAR’S EVE By Vicki Hinze     Tomorrow night the door closes on 2011. For some it’s been a good year. For others, the best they can say is in short order it will be over. But for the majority of us 2011, like [...]

FREE BOOK WITH PURCHASE, JACKPOT!

Your FREE GIFT WITH PURCHASE doesn’t always come from the department store makeup counter. Emma and Laura are about as different as two sisters can be. Emma’s always been the party girl, Laura, the hardworking doctor. But now, the [...]

Life-Defining Moments

Life-Defining Moments By Vicki Hinze Life-defining moments. We all have them. Yet when we think of them in abstract terms, we think they’re these huge events. But the keys are often not in huge events. They’re in small, seemingly [...]