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Jacquelyn Lynn

Three Bites to Get Started Writing a Nonfiction Book

  Edited transcript of the video: Do you want to write a book but you just don’t know where to start? When I talk to people about writing a book, the process seems so overwhelming to them. They may have a great story to tell or a great message to share, but they don’t know [...]

By |2021-01-26T11:37:06-05:00January 26th, 2021|Jacquelyn Lynn, Self-publishing|0 Comments

Saying “Don’t Worry” Can Make People Worry

When you say, “Don’t worry,” you’re telling me I should worry. I’m not talking about trying to comfort someone who is already worried (although when does simply saying “don’t worry” ever stop someone from worrying?), I’m talking about prefacing a statement with, “Don’t worry” and then saying something that might be worrisome. When you do [...]

By |2021-01-25T12:21:52-05:00January 25th, 2021|Communications, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

There’s a Difference Between Leadership and Guidance

People lead, God guides Recently I saw Peter Lowe give a presentation to a group of Christian businesspeople about building businesses that are God-directed, not goal-directed. Nestled among the wealth of information he shared was this powerful nugget: There is a distinction between leadership and guidance. We are called to lead, not guide. God guides. [...]

By |2021-01-19T16:50:55-05:00January 19th, 2021|Inspiration, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

A Reader’s Responses to Shareable Saturday

When 10 seconds of inspiration makes you think We love the feedback we get about our Shareable Saturday emails, and we’re proud that one of our biggest fans is Mark Goldstein, who serves as the Central Florida area director for Christian Leadership Concepts. Sometimes he’s thoughtful and insightful, sometimes he’s just funny (and a bit [...]

By |2021-01-16T11:31:44-05:00January 16th, 2021|Jacquelyn Lynn, Shareable Saturday|0 Comments

Can You Trust Your Ghostwriter Not to Commit Plagiarism?

Plagiarize: to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own; use (another’s production) without crediting the source (Merriam-Webster) Recently Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris was accused of plagiarizing a story told by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. President-Elect Joe Biden has been accused of plagiarism several times. Pulitzer Prize winner Alex Haley [...]

Any Day Can Be Your New Year’s Day

You don’t have to wait until January 1 of any year to start doing things to improve your life. How often have you fallen into the December trap of doing too much of what you shouldn’t and not enough of what you should with the promise of a New Year’s resolution on the horizon? Resolve [...]

By |2021-01-01T12:14:10-05:00January 1st, 2021|Inspiration, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

What Did You Say? I’m Sorry, I Didn’t Hear You

How to respond when someone who is hard of hearing asks you to repeat yourself There’s a hearing aid commercial that’s been on the air for a while where the son says, “I love you, Dad.” The dad responds with, “What?” The son raises his voice and repeats himself. And the dad still doesn’t hear [...]

By |2020-12-30T09:42:18-05:00December 30th, 2020|Jacquelyn Lynn, Wow! Did you know?|0 Comments

The Strength and Power of Christmas

To say Christmas of 2020 was different is an understatement of global proportions. And yet, we celebrated. We marked the days on Advent calendars. We spent time with loved ones. Under the cloud of Covid19, we creatively raised funds and organized ways to help those in need have food to eat and presents for their children. Our [...]

By |2020-12-26T16:13:21-05:00December 26th, 2020|Inspiration, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

Book Review: Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers

Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers: The Ultimate Frugal Reference Guide for Avoiding Word Trippers and Crafting Gatekeeper-Perfect Copy Carolyn Howard-Johnson Modern History Press This skinny book is fat with great information for all writers—whether writing is your full-time job or a part of your professional responsibilities. Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers [...]

By |2020-12-24T07:48:36-05:00December 23rd, 2020|Jacquelyn Lynn, Recommended Reading & Products|0 Comments

MockupShots: Create Your Own Professional Product Shots in Seconds

Launch your 2021 marketing efforts with brand new images of your book covers. Creating attractive promotional images of your books and information products takes time, expertise, and money. Even though we have the talent and expertise in-house (thanks to the outstanding photography and design skills of Jerry D. Clement), we use MockUpShots to create shareable [...]