Your Best Writing Life

Your Best Writing Life

Each Tuesday, Linda Goldfarb and her writing industry experts share content for all levels of writers. You receive practical information and how-to applications to grow your writing career as a faith-based author. --We provide content to help you grow as a Christian writer to make your next book proposal, manuscript editing, speaking event, and writer's conference worth your time and energy. --Our episodes average 30-45 minutes -- hit subscribe and join our family of writers. --Your Best Writing Life is associated with the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. --To request a guest interview intake sheet - email Heather.YourBestWritingLife@gmail.com

Episodes

February 27, 2024 28 mins

Welcome to Your Best Writing Life, an extension of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference held in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mts of NC. I’m your host, Linda Goldfarb. Each week, I bring tips and strategies from writing and publishing industry experts to help you excel in your craft. I’m so glad you’re listening in. During this episode, you’ll learn 15 Reasons to Fall in Love with Writing

My industry expert is…Edie Melso...

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Today's industry expert is Debra Butterfield. Debra is the author of ten books, which include Claiming Her Inheritance, Discovering Her Inheritance, Unshakable Faith, and Carried by Grace: a Guide for Mothers of Victims of Sexual Abuse. She is a freelance editor and editorial director for CrossRiver Media Group and a former copywriter for Focus on the Family.

Five Questions to Ask an Editor Before Signing a Contract

  1. How does...
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Welcome to Let’s Journey Together- a Moment with Father.

I’m Linda Goldfarb, and I want to encourage and inspire your walk with the Lord. For more encouragement, please visit Linda Goldfarb.com. I’m so glad you’re here.

Are you experiencing limited love from God?

Since God is love, “Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love" 1 John 4:8

Is it possible that Father’s love is not reaching you?

Consider your openness ...

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Did you know that companion products can boost your book sales? Carol Tetzlaff shares tips you can’t afford to miss.

Welcome to Your Best Writing Life, an extension of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference held in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mts of NC. 

I’m your host Linda Goldfarb. Each week I bring tips and strategies from writing and publishing industry experts to help you excel in your craft. I’m ...

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February 6, 2024 41 mins

Are you interested in ghostwriting? Linda Goldfarb and her guest, Twila Belk, will share more information than you thought possible about it.

Also known as The Gotta Tell Somebody Gal, Twila Belk is an author, speaker, editor, and champion for writers. Since 2007, she has worked closely with veteran author Cecil Murphey as his personal assistant and associate, which has provided her with a wide range of industry knowledge ...

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January 30, 2024 37 mins

While the New Year holds much promise and excitement, there will also be difficult times. Today’s guest helps us prepare for these challenges by developing healthy writing practices.

Welcome to Your Best Writing Life, an extension of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference held in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mts of NC. I’m your host, Linda Goldfarb. Each week, I bring tips and strategies from writing and publish...

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Do you utilize the Writing Cube concept in Novel writing? Get ready to learn a few aspects of story you may not be familiar with.

Join our host, Linda Goldfarb, and her industry expert, the critically acclaimed, best-selling author Steven James. Steven has served as a contributing editor to Writer’s Digest Magazine and is the author of the groundbreaking nonfiction books Story Trumps Structure and Troubleshooting Your Nove...

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Are you prepared to make the most of your interview?  

Today’s episode provides strategies to make the most of every interview in ways that may surprise you– stick around!

Welcome to Your Best Writing Life, an extension of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference held in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mts of NC. I’m your host, Edie Melson, Director of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. I’m sitting in for Li...

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Do you struggle to organize your writing? Are you searching for practical tips to help with your writing workspace, time, and materials?

Each week, Linda Goldfarb brings tips and strategies from writing and publishing industry experts to help you excel in your craft. We're so glad you’re listening to this encore episode, Organized Writing Equals Higher Productivity, with her guest, Liana George.

Before becom...

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Regarding devotionals, are you asking, “Where’s the beef?” Would you like to go deeper when writing devotionals yet dread the time trap for your readers? 

Today’s encore episode offers a way for you to write deeper while offering a shorter study time to your reader. 

Linda Goldfarb's industry expert is Kathy Howard. Kathy is a treasure hunter. She hunts for the creamiest chocolate and richest coffee. She searches for c...

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During this encore episode, Linda Goldfarb and Thomas Umstattd Jr. get to the business of building your author platform.

Does author platform building confuse you? You're not alone.

Author platforms! What a platform is. And how to build your platform. Linda Goldfarb's guest, Thomas Umstattd Jr., is here to answer platform-building questions.  Thomas is the founder of Author Media and the host of the Novel Marketin...

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 Christians should be writing Speculative Fiction! Science Fiction and Fantasy writing is a great genre for faith-based writers.
 
Linda Goldfarb here. I’m so glad you’re listening to this encore episode with award-winning author Amy A.C. Willims.  Amy is a coffee-drinking, sushi-eating, story-telling nerd who loves cats, country living, and all things Japanese. She’d rather be barefoot, and if she isn’t, her socks will ne...

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Did you know the shoes we wear play a huge part in getting more speaking gigs? Award-winning authors Erica Wiggenhorn and Linda Goldfarb explore in detail five ways to get invited back as a speaker.

Linda's guest, Erica, is an award-winning author and international speaker. She has published five books with Moody Publishers and 3 On Demand Video Teaching Series. She writes for P31 Ministries on their First 5 app. She ...

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Are your devotions written effectively?

Writing devotions with excellence is what Cindy Sproles helps us understand better in this encore episode of Your Best Writing Life.

Cindy Sproles is the cofounder of Christian Devotions Ministries and the cowriter of the popular He Said, She Said Devotions written with her cofounder, Eddie Jones. As a teacher and speaker for Christian Writers Conferences, Cindy teaches writing skill...

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How do we write about hot topics without driving off our audience? Learn how during today's episode with Linda Goldfarb and Barb Winters. 

Welcome to Your Best Writing Life, an extension of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference held in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mts of NC. I’m your host, Linda Goldfarb. Each week, I bring tips and strategies from writing and publishing industry experts to help you excel ...

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Are your characters falling flat? If you are seeking how to write creative characters, today’s episode provides the answers you need.

Welcome to Your Best Writing Life, an extension of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference held in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mts of NC. I’m your host, Linda Goldfarb. Each week, I bring tips and strategies from writing and publishing industry experts to help you excel in your cr...

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Ever thought nothing good could come out of writing during the year's busiest season? Today’s encore episode will change your mind.

Welcome to Your Best Writing Life, an extension of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference held in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mts of NC. I’m your host, Linda Goldfarb. Each week, I bring you tips and strategies from experts in the writing and publishing industry to help you ex...

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How much thought should go into book cover selection? Today’s guest shares five aspects we need to be clear on to have successful sales.

 Welcome to Your Best Writing Life, an extension of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference held in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mts of NC. I’m your host, Linda Goldfarb.

Today’s guest is Samantha Evans – Sam's book Love Letters to Miscarriage Moms won second place in the G...

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In today’s episode, Annette Marie Griffin shares how we can reach millions of people who have no clue who Christ is.

Welcome to Your Best Writing Life, an extension of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference held in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mts of NC. I’m your host, Linda Goldfarb. Each week, I bring tips and strategies from writing and publishing industry experts to help you excel in your craft. I’m so glad...

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Are you settling for less as a Christian writer? In today's encore episode, you will learn to delight in God's glory and never settle for less.

Christian communicators should strive for God's glory in their writing. Stephanie Rousselle discusses success, competition, and spiritual habits writers must hear. 

Stéphanie is the founder of Gospel Spice Ministries and hosts the Gospel Spice Podcast. Her m...

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