Blog Academics, Faculty
Write for Your Life
I don’t know about you, but I love a good story. Whether it’s binge-watching The Crown on Netflix, losing myself in Jeannette Walls’ memoir The Glass Castle, or sitting in a coffee shop while a friend recounts her life since our last chat, true-life narrative fascinates me.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Blog Communication, Community
Writing for Wonder and Joy
Six years ago today I got my first book deal. I also had my first panic attack. Publishing was very hard for me, almost every single step. So hard, in fact, that I had a long crisis of identity about whether I even wanted to be an author.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Blog Faculty, The Arts
The Spiritual Act of Naming: Truth Telling in Writing
My desire to write comes from an experience of reading. I read a transforming word. As I am transformed, I wish to influence transformation in a confusing and unjust world. Ethicist Oliver O’Donovan writes...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Blog Community, The Arts, UNW News
Northwestern hosts largest Christian writers conference in the country
In just the first year for what will be an annual event, the Northwestern Christian Writers Conference sold out, and it became the largest Christian writers conference in the nation.
Thursday, July 20, 2017