Welcome to the Christian Creative Nexus, Larry. Can you begin the interview by telling us a little about yourself? I was raised in southwest Missouri where, and shortly after receiving my college degree, I began working in a maximum-security federal prison. After two years, I continued my law […]
Lost Pen Magazine
Forde’s love of writing began with an early interest in reading, and she particularly enjoys the classics, science fiction, and fantasy. Her life’s goal was to be an author, a milestone she achieved when she published Rise of the Papilion, an adult fantasy trilogy. Her short stories, flash fiction, poems, articles, interviews, guest posts, and devotionals have appeared in various magazines, blogs, and anthologies. She is the co-host of the Radiant Writers’ Community, a group dedicated to equipping writers passionate about sharing their God-inspired messages. She is the founder of Lost Pen Magazine, a resource established to help Christian creatives reach new audiences for God’s Kingdom. Forde also offers coaching and freelance editing via Focus Writing Services. Besides writing, editing, and publishing, Forde is a social worker, and she spends her free time maintaining her Japanese-language Duolingo streak and watching way too much anime.
For information on the Lost Pen Magazine, the Spotlight Blog, submission details, and services offered, visit https://lostpenpublishing.com.
This 5-day devotional was one of the most powerful catalysts to get me started on this blog endeavor. While going through it, it became critical to me that every person grasp how important they are to God as well as to embrace the unique call on their lives, […]
Last Saturday, my family gathered at my aunt and uncle’s for a night of praise and worship. It was the first time in a long time that we had met up for this, and I was excited to go. We sang a bunch of different songs. Some were […]
Originally posted on Focus Writing Services:
Revising is one of the most difficult aspects of writing for many writers. The reasons vary from not having a good beta-reader or critique network, to lack of editing skills or lack of confidence in our own editing skills, lack of money…
Many thanks to Claire O’Sullivan for sharing three chapters of her novel, Nobody Girl (WIP) with us. Due to the length of the chapters, one chapter will be posted a week for the next three weeks. Enjoy! Blurb: Alex Makela is in over head in rural Olvegaart, Minnesota. […]